Many organizations that conduct research produce reports of their findings that are never published but are accessible via their websites. These reports often include facts and analysis you may not find in other published materials.
The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality provides technology assessments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid. Includes completed and in-progress assessments. Also archives assessments from 1990-2006.
The Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program awards 5-year contracts to institutions in the United States and Canada to serve as EPCs. The EPCs review all relevant scientific literature on clinical, behavioral, and organization and financing topics to produce evidence reports and technology assessments.
Guides, reviews, and reports produced by individual researchers, research centers, and academic organizations funded by the Effective Health Care Program. Research focuses on effectiveness and comparative effectiveness for clinicians, consumers, and policymakers. View What is the Effective Health Care Program? for more information.
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews includes the full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration. The reviews are presented in two types: complete reviews that are regularly updated Cochrane Reviews, prepared and maintained by Collaborative Review Groups, and protocols for reviews currently being prepared.
The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement is an independent, non-profit organization, comprised of 61 medical groups representing 9,000 physicians, that helps its members provide evidence-based health care services to people in Minnesota and surrounding states.