Comparative Effectiveness Research and the AHRQ Effective Healthcare Program
August 29, 2013
About this webinar:
AHRQ’s Effective Health Care Program offers free resources to help patients and clinicians promote shared decision making by bridging comparative effectiveness research with practical treatment choices. This session is meant to introduce the myriad free resources available through the Effective Health Care Program, how the tools are developed and the ways in which to use them when considering treatment options for a variety of health conditions and educating patients.
Presentated by: Jake Yarbrough
Jake Yarbrough is a healthcare communicator that has been connecting organizations and information for more than 20 years. He is the Dallas Regional Partnership Development Office Lead for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) Regional Offices Project. In his contract role with AHRQ, Jake helps bring tools and resources for groups across the healthcare spectrum in his 14-state/territory region.
While not a clinician, he has made presentations to leading clinician and patient organizations at annual meetings in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Hawaii, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas to share this program. Jake earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Texas Christian University.
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