Use of a Clinical Outcomes Database: A Resource for Health Services Research Comparative effectiveness research and patient-centered outcomes are two popular areas of study within health services research. This article will discuss the use of a clinical outcomes database used for the purpose of studying comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes in individuals seen at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Voice and Swallow Clinics. ... Article
Article  |   July 01, 2016
Use of a Clinical Outcomes Database: A Resource for Health Services Research
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Jaime E. Moore
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Wisconsin–Madison
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  • Financial: Jaime Moore is employed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Article Information
Research Issues, Methods & Evidence-Based Practice / Part 2
Article   |   July 01, 2016
Use of a Clinical Outcomes Database: A Resource for Health Services Research
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, July 2016, Vol. 1, 41-46. doi:10.1044/persp1.SIG3.41
History: Received September 15, 2015 , Revised November 30, 2015 , Accepted December 2, 2015
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, July 2016, Vol. 1, 41-46. doi:10.1044/persp1.SIG3.41
History: Received September 15, 2015; Revised November 30, 2015; Accepted December 2, 2015

Comparative effectiveness research and patient-centered outcomes are two popular areas of study within health services research. This article will discuss the use of a clinical outcomes database used for the purpose of studying comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes in individuals seen at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Voice and Swallow Clinics. The establishment and use of this database are discussed, including its benefits and limitations as it relates to health services research.

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