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why distinguish modeling and measurement?

In my “inaugural” posting, I mentioned 3 reasons for starting this blog. This posting addresses reason #2, “measurement, and not simply the analysis of outcomes or modeling, is a crucial feature of biomedical research that is wholly under-appreciated.” I recently … Continue reading

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Measurement is a legitimate contribution to biomedical research

The study of outcomes and metrics should be considered a legitimate contribution to the biomedical and clinical research that my colleagues are doing. Understanding their outcomes, measurement assumptions, and metrics is not trivial, and represents a real opportunity for collaboration and not just service provision. Continue reading

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Measurement is crucial and under-appreciated

I feel very strongly that measurement, and not simply the analysis of outcomes or modeling, is a crucial feature of biomedical research… Continue reading

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Deep questions, blog entry answers

People often ask me deep questions about outcomes, measurement, metrics and particularly, why they can’t find any accessible writing about these… Continue reading

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Why a blog, and WHY a blog about measurement!?

**inaugural post**!! I decided to start a blog as an extension of the Collaborative for Research on Outcomes and -Metrics (CROM) for three main reasons. 1. People often ask me deep questions about outcomes, measurement, metrics, and particularly, why they … Continue reading

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