Save the Date: Forum on Including Consumers in Evidence-Based Health Care

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<p>On behalf of the National Working Group on Evidence-Based Health Care, The Commonwealth Fund invites you to attend "Advancing the Evidence of Experience: Practical Issues for Patient/Consumer Inclusion," a forum to be held March 6-7, 2008 in Washington, D.C.<br><br>The meeting is designed to allow patient and consumer advocates, decision-makers, regulators and other key stakeholders in evidence-based health care to hear from expert panelists about strategies that promote patient/consumer inclusion in designing and prioritizing research, reviewing evidence, and contributing to its translation, dissemination, implementation, and evaluation.<Br><br>Among the health care experts on the agenda for the meeting is Stuart Guterman, Senior Program Director for the Commonwealth Fund's Program on Medicare's Future, who will participate in a panel on "Comparative Effectiveness Policy Debate: Opportunities for Patient and Consumer Involvement."<br><br>The agenda and registration form for the meeting can be found at <a href="">http://www.evidencebasedhealthc…;