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The Clinical Advisory Group (CAG) is comprised of health care professionals with expertise in the areas of nursing, pharmacy, infection prevention, public health and epidemiology. CAG’s consultants work collaboratively with other BJC departments and affiliated hospitals to identify, monitor and implement evidence based practices to ensure safe, patient centered care and achieve high quality outcomes.
Directs the practice of evidence-based medicine at BJC HealthCare through evidence reviews and standardized evidence-based processes. Through a strict methodology, the Evidence-Based Care team provides conclusions based on the most up-to-date evidence regarding a variety of topics, including but not limited to, supply chain, preventable harms, and infection prevention.
CAG's focus on outcomes drives coordination and improvement of patient care throughout the BJC hospitals. These efforts focus on understanding, measuring and improving the outcomes that matter to patients. The patient-centered outcomes team is comprised of physicians, nurses and other health care professionals both from the CCE and from the BJC hospitals.