Outcomes research: Science and action

Henry H. Ting, Mei Xiang Xiang, Jian An Wang

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Outcomes research, which investigates the outcomes of health care practices, is intended to provide scientific evidence for clinical decision making and health care. This paper elucidates the goal and domains of outcomes research. Also it shows the potential and promise of outcomes research to provide a methodology to uncover what to do and how to do it, and enable the health care profession to achieve the right care, for the right patient, at the right time, the first time, every time, nothing more, and nothing less.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)659-663
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Zhejiang University: Science B
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • veterinary(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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