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#TBT: Thanksgiving, Gratitude & Health Benefits

Normally we’d be featuring previous research, videos or commentaries as part of our “Throwback Thursday” blog... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: PCORI’s Selby to Speak at CTSI Symposium, PIPC Annual Forum; Cochrane Consumer Network Training (November 17-21)

Upcoming and past events garnered attention among comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders this... more
Newsletter Volume

E.V.I.dently November 2014

NPC MessageMind the Gap (and Engage Patients in the Quality Measure Conversation)When it comes to quality... more
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Specialty Pharmaceutical and Patient Care: Are We at a Tipping Point?

Last month, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation hosted a symposium, “Specialty Pharmaceutical... more
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CMS Appoints Chief Data Officer; What Will It Mean for Data Access?

Health care stakeholders have long recognized the importance of utilizing big data in decision-making, but now... more
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NPC Submits Comments on PCORI’s Peer-Review Process

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) submitted comments this month on the Patient-Centered Outcomes... more
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Missed Our Conference on Improving Quality Measures in Accountable Care Systems? Catch the Highlights Now

Couldn’t make it to our October 30 conference, “Mind the Gap: Improving Quality Measurement in Accountable Care... more
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Mind the Gap (and Engage Patients in the Quality Measure Conversation)

When it comes to quality measures, we don’t often talk about them in simple terms, instead using phrases and... more
Press Release

Eisai’s David Martin Elected as National Pharmaceutical Council’s Chairman of the Board

Washington, DC (November 7, 2014)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that David J. Martin... more
Press Release

National Pharmaceutical Council, Discern Health Examine Accountable Care Measures for Specialty Care and Innovative Treatment

Washington, DC (October 28, 2014)— Measuring the quality and cost of health care is an integral part of... more
Press Release

Michael Ciarametaro Joins National Pharmaceutical Council as Director of Research

WASHINGTON, DC (July 31, 2014)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Michael... more
Commentary and Testimony Page

NPC Comments on PCORI Proposal for Peer Review of Primary Research and Public Release of Research Findings

November 7, 2014Dr. Joe SelbyExecutive DirectorPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute1828 L St., NW, Suite... more
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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

March 7, 2014Marilyn B. TavennerAdministratorCenters for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesU.S. Department of... more
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The State of CER and the Environment for Health Care Decision Making

This month, NPC released its third annual survey on stakeholders’ views on comparative effectiveness research (... more
YouTube Videos

Why are quality measures important? We asked health care thought leaders to tell us why.

Quality measurement, tied to financial incentives, is one of many approaches accountable care programs are using... more
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Access to Specialty Medications & Value-Based Insurance Design

Specialty medications have been making health care headlines because of their effectiveness and higher costs.... more
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Consumer-Directed Health Plans

A unique survey of large employers sheds light on the strategies and best practices that they follow when... more
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Health Technology Assessments and Specialty Medications

David Grainger, senior director, global public policy, Eli Lilly and Company, says that there are often... more
Blog Post

#TBT: Thanksgiving, Gratitude & Health Benefits

Normally we’d be featuring previous research, videos or commentaries as part of our “Throwback Thursday” blog... more
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week: PCORI’s Selby to Speak at CTSI Symposium, PIPC Annual Forum; Cochrane Consumer Network Training (November 17-21)

Upcoming and past events garnered attention among comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders this... more
Blog Post

Specialty Pharmaceutical and Patient Care: Are We at a Tipping Point?

Last month, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation hosted a symposium, “Specialty Pharmaceutical... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: #OHRP’s Informed Consent Guidelines, @AHRQNews On Real-World Primary Care Evaluation (November 10-14)

This week on Twitter, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders shared the New England Journal of... more

PUBLICATION

Consumer-Directed Health Plans (CDHP): Pharmacy Benefits & "Better Practices"

This nifty flip chart offers "better practices" to employers when establishing a CDHP.

WEBINAR

CER Collaborative: Tools You Can Use

Collaborative members hosted a webinar explaining how to use the tools they developed to create greater uniformity and transparency when evaluating evidence for coverage and health care decision-making.

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