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CER Tweets of the Week (March 31- April 4, 2014)

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Medication Adherence Lessons Under VBID

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PCORI News Round Up: AHRQ’s Slutsky Appointed, Board Approves McNamara and Dueñas

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CER Collaborative Improving Health Outcomes Through New Comparative Evidence Tools

(Washington, DC, March 24, 2014)—Three peer-reviewed articles published in Value in Health offer important... more
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NPC, Quintiles Study Tests Tools to Evaluate Quality of Observational Research in Comparative Effectiveness Studies

(Washington, DC, February 25, 2014)—With the growing demand for information about comparative effectiveness and... more
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Eli Lilly and Company Joins the National Pharmaceutical Council

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New Peer-Reviewed Study Shows Mixed Results in ACO Medication Readiness To Achieve Quality, Cost Goals

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Healthcare Leadership Council & NPC Submit Comments to CMS on Access to Part D Data

March 7, 2014The Honorable Marilyn Tavenner, AdministratorCenters for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesU.S.... more
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NPC Comments on CMS' Proposed Changes to Protected Classes

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The State of CER and the Environment for Health Care Decision Making

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Use of Big and Real-World Data by Pharma: More than Data Warehousing

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FDA Moving Data to the Cloud, Data Mining Social Media

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Patient-Centered Clinical Research Networks: The Patients' Role

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CER Tweets of the Week (April 7-11, 2014)

Collaboration was a popular topic among comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders on Twitter this... more
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#TBT: Medicaid Expansion & Historical Data

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This week, health care stakeholders on Twitter highlighted the many activities and sessions at the Academy of... more
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4/8 Webinar on CER Collaborative: Tools You Can Use

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EVENT

Second National Health Insurance Exchange Summit

Join NPC Chief Science Officer Dr. Robert Dubois as he leads a discussion about how pharmaceutical and medical device companies will participate in health insurance exchanges.

May 15, 2014
2:15 pm
Capital Hilton
Washington, DC

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NEWS

NPC, Quintiles Study Tests Tools to Evaluate Quality of Observational Research in Comparative Effectiveness Studies

The GRACE checklist contains 11 items about data and research methods that can be used as an initial screening tool to separate observational studies that meet baseline quality criteria from those that do not.