A comprehensive appraisal of management options for patients with low-back disorders was released today by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, based within the MGH Institute for Technology Assessment.
ICER Releases Comprehensive Appraisal of Management Options for Patients with Low Back Disorders
Publically available report will be part of initiative of Boston-area employer coalition to improve quality and reduce the costs of care
A comprehensive appraisal of management options for patients with low back disorders was released today by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), a leader in comparative effectiveness research based at the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute for Technology Assessment. The report includes evaluations of the comparative clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of various treatment strategies, and will be used by the Employers Action Coalition on Healthcare (EACH), an employer coalition in Massachusetts, as the foundation of efforts to work with health insurers and provider groups to improve quality while reducing the costs of care for this common condition.
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