Evidence Podcast

Recorded at The Dept of Continung Education, University of Oxford in January 2017: Healthcare research is all too often plagued by biases that are rooted in poor methods, leading to the wrong result and conclusions and preventing uptake into practice. We need a better understanding of what constitutes rigorous research; what are the different types of research that underpin decision making that matters to patients and how we should go about fixing the problems of poor quality research.

Recorded at The University of Oxford in January 2017: Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of “disease” that will never cause symptoms or death during a patient’s lifetime. Newer, more accurate technologies, and the desire to detect disease even earlier means Overdiagnosis is on the rise.

The EBM Manifesto is part of the EvidenceLive movement to create better evidence for better healthcare –

Recorded at the Farr Institute on Wednesday 14th December 2016: a discussion into Big Data and EBM. Featuring Professor Carl Heneghan, Dr Helen Macdonald, Dr Ami Banerjee, Dr Rob Aldridge, Dr Laura Shallcross, Maxine Mackintosh and Victoria Allan.

Overdiagnosis Conference, Oxford 2015: To sum up some of the problems with screening we’re joined by Carl Heneghan, director of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine at the University of Oxford, and John Broderson, associate professor in the Research Unit and Section of General Practice at the University of Copenhagen.

And another instalment of Inside Language where Dr Margaret McCartney and Professor Carl Heneghan examine the terms used in evidence based medicine and why they matter. This week, adjustment and how researchers allow for factors that might skew their findings. Published on March 29, 2016.