Comparative Effectiveness Portfolio

Comparing treatment options for different health conditions
Improve health care quality by providing patients and physicians with state-of-the-science information on which medical treatments work best for a given condition.

AHRQ's Comparative Effectiveness Portfolio provides comparisons of drugs, medical devices, tests, surgeries, or ways to deliver health care so that patients and their families understand what treatments work best and how their risks compare. Within this portfolio, initiatives include:

Page last reviewed October 2012
Internet Citation: Comparative Effectiveness Portfolio. Content last reviewed October 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/portfolios/comparative-effectiveness/index.html