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NGC Update Service: September 19, 2016 :: Time is Running Out!

NGC Update Service: September 19, 2016



Redesigned Matrix Tool on NGC Site

The Matrix Tool feature has been redesigned and it is now easier to retrieve and export relevant content of interest. Select attributes to filter NGC summary content and generate a matrix that fits your needs. View the Video Tutorial.

Conference News

The Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) 13th annual conference will take place from September 27-30, 2016 in Philadelphia. This conference will be co-hosted by the American College of Physicians, ECRI Institute and Penn Medicine. The theme is "Individualised Guidelines and Clinical Performance Measurement in an Era of Personalised Medicine."Deadline for online Registration is September 21. For more information, visit the G-I-N Conference Web site.

Time is Running Out!

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program wants to hear from you about important topics for systematic evidence reviews. You can nominate topics online until October 31.
The vision for AHRQ’s EPC Program is that all health care decisions are based on the best available evidence, resulting in the best possible health outcomes. The EPC Program funds 13 EPCs across the United States and Canada to conduct rigorous, comprehensive evidence reviews of the scientific literature. These reviews focus on a variety of clinical, behavioral, economic, and other issues. EPC evidence reviews are publicly available and may be used to support and inform activities, such as the development of clinical practice guidelines, policies, and translation materials.
The EPC program’s principles are to be: stakeholder-driven, scientifically rigorous, and independent and unbiased. Therefore, it’s critical that we hear from you regarding what topics you want us to examine.
We will review every proposed topic with these selection criteria:
  • Appropriateness
  • Importance
  • Duplication
  • Feasibility
  • Potential impact of a new systematic review
  • Value
For more information about the topic nomination process, please contact:
To see what others have suggested, visit the AHRQ Effective Healthcare Program Web site.

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