Evidence-Based Medicine Policy Analysis
Evidence-based medicine (EBM), previously translational medicine, can be defined as improving care based on empirical research and/or hands-on practice. The EBMâ€™s approach is based on either direct patient care (bottom-up) or an experiment translated into guidelines (top-down). EBM is used in either in conjunction or as quality assessment tool(s) for continuous quality improvement (CQI). The healthcare leader must utilize the evidence to promote healthcare quality.
- Explain the process of evidence-based analysis.
- Highlight the major players and their roles in EBM policy (i.e., government, providers, patients, etc.).
- Explain the EBM â€œLevels of Evidenceâ€ as defined in your course text.
- Review the case â€œConstraints of the ACA on Evidence-Based Medicine.â€
- Provide a written analysis of the case â€œConstraints of the ACA on Evidence-Based Medicineâ€ in Chapter 9 of your textbook. (Utilize the â€œLevels of Evidence and Grades of Recommendationsâ€ as defined by the University of Minnesota) Clearinghouse.
- Summarize the policy of EBM in your conclusion.
- Must be three to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Studentâ€™s name
- Course name and number
- Instructorâ€™s name
- Date submitted
- Must use at least four scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
- Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
- Must include a separate reference page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.