Increasing value and reducing waste in biomedical research: who's listening?

@article{Moher2016IncreasingVA,
  title={Increasing value and reducing waste in biomedical research: who's listening?},
  author={David Moher and Paul Glasziou and Iain Chalmers and M. El-Tayeb Nasser and Patrick M. M. Bossuyt and Dani{\"e}l Arnoldus Korevaar and Ian D. Graham and Philippe Ravaud and Isabelle Boutron},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2016},
  volume={387 10027},
  pages={1573-86}
}
The biomedical research complex has been estimated to consume almost a quarter of a trillion US dollars every year. Unfortunately, evidence suggests that a high proportion of this sum is avoidably wasted. In 2014, The Lancet published a series of five reviews showing how dividends from the investment in research might be increased from the relevance and priorities of the questions being asked, to how the research is designed, conducted, and reported. 17 recommendations were addressed to five… CONTINUE READING
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