Why is Healthcare Regulation so Complex?

Healthcare systems are driven by regulations which ensure patient’s access to safe, effective, and high-quality products. Regulations are basically rules which are framed by the government or the regulatory authority of the respective region so that risk associated with public health is under scanner. Regulations help in improving the quality and affordability of healthcare. These…

Evidence-Based Practice

Evidence-based practice (EBP) is defined asthe conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making correct, prompt and individualistic patient care decisions. (Sackett D, 1996) EBP integrates the clinician’sown expertise, the best available scientific evidence, and the patient values and preferences (Figure 1). Figure 1: Elements of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Inability of current…