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Evidence-Based Medicine Presented by Dr. Michael Massanari
Evidence-Based Medicine describes the process of managing the improvement of clinical performance through a set of questions pertaining to improving care. Specific resources utilized in gathering data are provided as well as starting points, for example compliance with practice guidelines.

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Segment Length Title
2min 18sec Intro
1min 54sec A Learning Organization
6min 41sec Impetus for Change
4min 23sec Where to Begin
2 min 4sec What to Look for: Sources of Data
1min 37sec Questions to Ask First
4min 36sec Data: Variations in Care
6min 38sec Best Practice: How to Mangage the Improvement of Care
2min 58sec Criteria for Selecting Guidelines
53sec Example: Evidence-based Guidelines
3min 13sec Developing Local Guidelines
R. Michael Massanari, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.P.
Graduated: Northwestern University Medical School, 1967 with highest distinction; Trained at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Internal Medicine and completed a fellowship in Infectious Disease (NIH Fellowship) at Northwestern University. Academic and Professional Appointments include: Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine at University of Iowa; Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at University of Michigan; Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. Currently: Director, Center for Health Care Effectiveness Research an Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center; Recent Professional Appointments include: at Henry Ford Health System - Medical Director Hospital Epidemiology, Medical Director Professional Practice Review Group, Hospital Epidemiologist, Senior Staff Physician; Internal Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Henry Ford Medical Group; Earned a Masters of Science in Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) from University of Iowa 1985; Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Member of numerous professional organizations; state, local and national committees. Highly respected researcher with more than 70 publications in professional journals and books along with more than 100 abstracts and presentations.
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