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Articles written by Isabella Sledge, M.D.

Presenting Data to Show Product Cost Effectiveness

by Isabella Sledge, M.D. | Oct 2013

Shifts in the marketplace are driving a need to collect and position clinical data in order to show product effectiveness. OEMs can successfully commercialize new technologies by adopting these measurements. ... Read more »

Comparative Effectiveness: From Theory to Practice

by Isabella Sledge, M.D. | Dec 2010

How is comparative effectiveness research being used for decision-making in orthopaedics, and what does the future hold? Comparative effectiveness research (CER) refers to assessing the body of evidence that compares the benefits and harms of different treatment methods. What differentiates CER fro ... Read more »

The Coming Tide of Comparative Effectiveness: Tsunami or Wave of Opportunity?

by Isabella Sledge, M.D. | Jun 2010

Comparative effectiveness: “…comparing two (or more) treatments to determine which is most effective.” Turkelson CM. “Comparative effectiveness: What’s it all about?” AAOS Now, September 2009. “…the generation and synthesis of evidence that compares the benefits and harms of alter ... Read more »