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Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD
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Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: Dr. Garber is a member of the Medical Advisory Panel, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and a former Chair of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee.

Requests for Single Reprints: Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD, Center for Health Policy, Stanford University, 117 Encina Commons, Stanford, CA 94305; e-mail, mailto:garber@stanford.edu.

From the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305.

Ann Intern Med. 2008;148(12):964-966. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-148-12-200806170-00223
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Commenting on American College of Physicians' position paper, which contends that cost-effectiveness analysis should be linked to any study of clinical effectiveness, Garber discusses how comparative effectiveness research can fill part of the information void.

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