Explain the EBM “Levels of Evidence” as defined in your course text.

Evidence-based medicine (EBM), previously translational medicine, can be defined as improving care based on empirical research and/or hands-on practice. The EBM’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 “Levels of Evidence” as defined in your course text.
  • Review the case “Constraints of the ACA on Evidence-Based Medicine.”
  • Provide a written analysis of the case “Constraints of the ACA on Evidence-Based Medicine” in Chapter 9 of your textbook. (Utilize the  “Levels of  Evidence and Grades of  Recommendations” as defined by the National Guideline) Clearinghouse.
  • Summarize the policy of EBM in your conclusion.

Your paper

  • Must be 4 to 6 double-spaced pages in length (not including title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’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 Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate reference page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

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