Evidenced Based Medicine in Workers’ Compensation

Evidence based medicine (EBM) uses research-based evidence, clinical expertise, and patient preferences to determine the best path for patient care. Studies have found that workers' compensation claims that follow EBM guidelines have shorter durations and lower medical costs.

Download this idea paper to learn more about evidence based medicine, including:

  • How EBM is determined and used
  • The 5 ways EBM adds value to health systems
  • Critics' concerns about EBM