How Do We Know What Really Works in Healthcare? Full Transcript

...and her people to set up Link2Care as a randomized controlled trial. [MUSIC: Roses & Revolutions, “Take Me With You” (from Roses & Revolutions ) ] BRENNER: We have real-time...

Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations (Rebroadcast)

...see, on average, what proportion of those real-world asthma patients would have been eligible to participate in the randomized trials that are used to create the treatment guidelines which are...

Bad Medicine, Part 2: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations

...that out, we need to do proper randomized trials, which are admittedly longer and more expensive. But there’s yet another problem. What happens if a proper randomized trial doesn’t show...

Bad Medicine, Part 1: The Story of 98.6 (Rebroadcast)

...have no idea. But with a well-constructed randomized controlled trial, you can get an idea. Vinay Prasad again: PRASAD: The moment that set us on different course was a study...

Bad Medicine, Part 1: The Story of 98.6

...the medicine? Like I said, you have no idea. But with a well-constructed randomized controlled trial, you can get an idea. Vinay Prasad again: PRASAD: The moment I think in...

A New Method to the Freakonomics Madness

...reassignment surgery. They take a similar approach when tackling the question of testing physician quality: What you’d really like to do is run a randomized, controlled trial so that when...

Why Don’t Sports Teams Use Randomization? A Guest Post

...trial to figure out which strategies work the best. (I make this extravagant claim in hopes of provoking you all into providing some counterexamples.) Randomized studies are the gold standard...

The Millennium Ethical Fallacy: Why Ignore Future Children?

...evaluation, the randomized control trial. Randomized control trials, just like those used in medicine, involve having a control group that doesn’t get the treatment, or gets an alternative treatment (or...

How Many Doctors Does It Take to Start a Healthcare Revolution? Full Transcript

...“Late Great”] Our previous episode was about how people are increasingly using RCTs, or randomized controlled trials, to sort out all kinds of problems: Steven LEVITT: The randomized trial is...

Iatrogenic Legal Assistance?

...persuasive transparency to randomized control trials.? The randomization doesn’t tell us why the offers caused a delay, but we should be fairly confident that those who were lucky enough not...