Dissemination and Adoption of Comparative Effectiveness Research Findings When Findings Challenge Current Practices. Abbreviations

01/01/2013

ACC

American College of Cardiology

ACE

angiotensin-converting enzyme

ACO

accountable-care organization

ACS

acute coronary syndrome

ADE

adverse drug event

AHA

American Heart Association

ALLHAT

Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial

APA

American Psychiatric Association

ARRA

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

ASPE

Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

BARI 2D

Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes

BCBS

Blue Cross Blue Shield

BNP

B-type natriuretic peptide

CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

CAD

coronary artery disease

CATIE

Clinical Antipsychotic Trials of Intervention Effectiveness

CEO

chief executive officer

CER

comparative effectiveness research

CME

continuing medical education

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

COMPANION

Comparison of Medical Therapy, Pacing, and Defibrillation in Heart Failure

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COURAGE

Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation

CPOE

computerized physician order entry

CRT

cardiac resynchronization therapy

CRT-D

combined CRT and ICD therapy

CT

computed tomography

CTCA

computed tomography for coronary angiography

CVD

cardiovascular disease

EHR

electronic health record

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

GWTG

Get With the Guidelines

HF

heart failure

HHS

Department of Health and Human Services

HIT

health information technology

HITECH

Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act

ICD

implantable cardioverter defibrillator

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IT

information technology

LMW

low molecular weight

LVEF

left ventricular ejection fraction

MASS-II

Second Medicine, Angioplasty, or Surgery Study

MI

myocardial infarction

MPS

myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography

MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

NASS

North American Spine Society

NCDR

National Cardiovascular Data Registry

NIMH

National Institute of Mental Health

NYHA

New York Heart Association

OAT

Occluded Artery Trial

ODI

Oswestry Disability Index

OMT

optimal medical therapy

OPT

optimal pharmacological therapy

PCI

percutaneous coronary intervention

PCORI

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

PCPI

Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement

PORT

Patient Outcomes Research Team

QALY

quality-adjusted life year

RBM

radiology benefits manager

RCT

randomized controlled trial

ROI

return on investment

SAMHSA

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SCAI

Society for Coronary Angiography and Interventions

SF-36

Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey

SPORT

Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial

VA

Department of Veterans Affairs

 

 

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