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Health Informatics & Analytics

This guide is created to help students in the Health Informatics Program.

evidence pyramid

As you climb up the reference pyramid, fewer resources are available but these resources are more strongly evidence-based. The guide in the link below the pyramid by the The Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library provides an excellent explanation of each level of the pyramid.

In the Best Practices page, this guide will provide several recommended resources corresponding to each level of the pyramid, but first, learn how to create search phrases you can use in these resources.









The Evidence Pyramid demonstrates the hierarchical order of evidence