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Appraising and Scoring Clinical Practice Guidelines for Trust and Quality – The Good, The Bad and The Confusing

Increased pressure to provide high-quality, evidence-based care has driven the rapid proliferation of clinical practice guidelines and thousands of new and updated medical guidelines from hundreds of medical societies and government organizations are published each year. This dramatic increase in the number of published guidelines gives  healthcare providers more evidence to consider when managing their Read More

Where Are The Guidelines Now? Three Months After the Closure of AHRQ’s NGC

It’s been roughly three months since the closure of Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) on July 16, 2018. The defunding and closure of NGC left a significant gap in the healthcare community that yet remains to be filled. AHRQ stated that approximately 2.4 million healthcare professionals visited the NGC Read More