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Thursday, October 18, 2012

11 health research centers evaluate which medical practices and treatments work best, and then advise the U.S. government. Two are based in Portland.

In August, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality announced the results of the latest round contracting for evidence-based practice centers, essentially Uncle Sam's scientific advisors when it comes to medical guidelines such as for mammograms and prostate screening.

As in past years, one winner was based at Oregon Health & Science University, amid the sweeping medical complex at Pill Hill. But for the first time, a second contract went to a network headed by Kaiser Permanente's Center for Health Research, housed in a squat white building across the Willamette River on North Interstate Ave.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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