Evidence-Based Medicine Organizations in the Best of the Web Directory

Evidence-Based Medicine Organizations

Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR)

Systematic review reports (mostly PDF) of 100 health technologies and interventions. Gives details about the AHFMR, publications, and programs.

Association for Medical Ethics

Member physicians promote patient care through evidence-based medicine, with mission, history of EBM, rules of disclosure, members, and related articles.

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC)

Provides periodic evidence-based systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines on preventive health interventions (screening and diagnosis).

Center for Evidence-based Medicine (CEBM)

Toronto-based EBM center providing a large collection of EBM resources, including tutorials and access to EBM tools as the CAT Maker, critical appraisal worksheets, NNT tables and an EBM glossary. Also serves as the support site for the classic textbook on EBM by David Sackett et al.

Cochrane Collaboration

The leading evidence-based medicine organization providing systematic reviews of healthcare interventions, published quarterly and compiled into their Cochrane Library.

Health Technology Assessment Programme

Offers systematic reviews of costs, effectiveness and impact of health technology (health care treatments and tests), with over 200 full reports and executive summaries. From NCCHTA (National Coordinating Centre for Health Technology Assessment), UK.

Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care

Publishes critical and systematic reviews on health care interventions, with summary and conclusions available online. [English and Swedish].

US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)

Independent panel of experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine. Conducts scientific evidence reviews of various clinical preventive health care services.

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