The Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) Group is a Review Group of The Cochrane Collaboration. The Cochrane Collaboration is an international network of more than 28,000 dedicated people from over 100 countries, working together to help healthcare providers, policy-makers, patients, their advocates and carers, make well-informed decisions about health care, by preparing, updating, and promoting the accessibility of Cochrane Reviews.
The research focus of the EPOC Group are interventions designed to improve the delivery, practice, and organisation of health care services.
Our editorial base is located in Ottawa at The Centre for Practice Changing Research, part of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) http://www.ohri.ca/. Core funding for EPOC is generously provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
EPOC also has satellite editorial offices in the UK, Norway, Australia, France and Italy: