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SMDM supports Return on Investment: A Healthy Nation is a Prosperous Nation

Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, promoting physical and behavioral wellness, supporting personal responsibility, and prolonging life in communities where people live, work, and learn.

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National Quality Strategy:  Input from the Society for Medical Decision Making

The Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) has provided a scholarly forum that connects and educates researchers, providers, policymakers, and the public for more than 35 years.

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Consensus Statement on the Critical Importance of Comparative Effectiveness Research

We believe that the nation needs a publicly supported comparative effectiveness research program. Comparative effectiveness research yields evidence that doctors and patients can use to make better treatment decisions. It save lives, improves health outcomes, makes care safer, and encourages the wise use of health care dollars.
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Testimony presented by SMDM President, Mark Roberts, MD, MPP

Presented at the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Listening Session on June 10, 2009 in Washington DC.

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SMDM Statement on Comparative Effectiveness Legislation

The Society for Medical Decision Making urges Congress to include 7 key elements in comparative effectiveness legislation. 

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