In the second plenary session of the recent ISPOR 19th Annual International Meeting, the arguments of randomized clinical trials versus real world observational studies were debated. What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Observational Data as the Basis of Decision Making in Health Care? How Could This Affect the Future of Randomized Controlled Trials? focused on the use of observational data studies in health care decision making. The following two presentations have now been made available on the ISPOR website. (Source: ISPOR, 2014).
Is It Time To Retire The Randomized Controlled Trial? with D.L. Sackett