The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) supports the national commitment to improve the lives of patients through research designed to determine the most effective treatments for a broad range of medical conditions. SVS has a demonstrated record of expertise and commitment to this process.
Comparative effectiveness research plays an important role in the development of a more sustainable American health care system and can significantly improve the health of patients, their families, and their communities. Collaboration between practitioners and payors, including the federal government, is appropriate and essential to conduct the necessary high quality, cost effective research to optimize patient care.
Updated July 2010