Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research
Timothy Wilt, MD, MPH is a general internist and health services researcher whose work is at the intersection of health care practice, research and policy. He aims to enhance delivery of high value health care and improve evidence-based medical decision making. His work cuts across health care conditions, disciplines and methods with the goal of reducing harms while maintaining benefits of medical test and treatment interventions. Dr. Wilt focuses on health promotion as well as prevention, detection and treatment of chronic diseases in older adults commonly managed by primary care providers (especially cancer and urological conditions). He conducts clinical trials, database studies and systematic reviews and meta-analyses of existing evidence to evaluate the effectiveness and harms of health care interventions. Dr. Wilt serves on national health care practice and policy committees in order to identify, disseminate and implement research findings and make a widespread positive difference in health care delivery. Dr. Wilt is the Director of the VA-Evidence-based Synthesis Program at the Minneapolis VA and the Co-Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funded Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center.
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