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CER Tweets of the Week: NPC’s CER Survey 2015 Webinar, PCORnet to Engage Health Systems (March 23-27)

This week, several comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders participated in a conversation on... more
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E.V.I.dently March 2015

NPC MessageCER and the Environment for Health Care Decision-MakingIs comparative effectiveness research (CER)... more
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Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

During a March 26, 2015 webinar, the National Pharmaceutical Council discussed the results of its annual... more
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#TBT: 5 Years Later—Comparative Effectiveness Research Survey & the ACA

As part of our “Throwback Thursday” blog series, we’re taking a look at a topic that’s currently in the news and... more
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Designing Benefits and Payment to Complement Cost and Quality Transparency

National Pharmaceutical Council Chief Science Officer Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD, spoke about the rapidly... more
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PCORI Approves PCORnet Project to Engage Health Systems and Seeks Industry Input on PCORnet’s Future

This month the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI):Approved up to $5 million in total costs to... more
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ACOs: The Next Generation Model

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new accountable care organization (ACO) model,... more
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Biopharmaceutical Innovation and the Changing Health Care System

During the last decade, we have seen significant progress in biopharmaceutical innovation. Today, there are... more
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NPC Highlights Stakeholder Views on Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

(Washington, DC, March 26, 2015)—A new survey of health care stakeholders reveals continued optimism that... more
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Biogen Idec and Gilead Sciences Join the National Pharmaceutical Council

Washington, D.C. (December 9, 2014)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today welcomed two leading... more
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Improving Patient Outcomes and Costs in an ACO Through Comprehensive Medication Therapy Management

Washington, D.C. (December 4, 2014)—A case study published in the December 2014 issue of the Journal of Managed... more
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Eisai’s David Martin Elected as National Pharmaceutical Council’s Chairman of the Board

Washington, D.C. (November 7, 2014)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that David J.... more
Commentary and Testimony Page

Chain Drug Review – Commentary: “Health Care Outlook for 2015”

This commentary was originally published in the January 5, 2015 issue of Chain Drug Review.By: Dan Leonard,... more
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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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Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

During a March 26, 2015 webinar, the National Pharmaceutical Council discussed the results of its annual... more
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Mind the Gap: Improving Quality Measurement in Accountable Care Systems

The National Pharmaceutical Council's (NPC) webinar, Mind the Gap: Improving Quality Measurement in Accountable... more
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A Modular Approach for Quality Measurement

Tom Valuck, MD, MHSA, JD, partner, Discern Health, explains that in some cases, it may not be feasible to assess... more
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Quality Measurement Gaps in Accountable Care

Tom Valuck, MD, MHSA, JD, partner, Discern Health, describes both the gaps in quality measurement (e.g., outcome... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: NPC’s CER Survey 2015 Webinar, PCORnet to Engage Health Systems (March 23-27)

This week, several comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders participated in a conversation on... more
Blog Post

#TBT: 5 Years Later—Comparative Effectiveness Research Survey & the ACA

As part of our “Throwback Thursday” blog series, we’re taking a look at a topic that’s currently in the news and... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: Upcoming Webinar on CER & the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making; PCORI Workshop on MS (March 16-20)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders shared invitations to register for the National... more
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Going to AMCP? Be Sure to Check Out NPC’s Presentations & Exhibit Booth

Are you heading to San Diego to attend the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s (AMCP) 27th Annual Meeting and... more

PUBLICATION

Best Practices: Improving Patient Outcomes and Costs in an ACO Through Comprehensive Medication Therapy Management

This case study explores the important role that pharmacists can play in ensuring the optimal use of pharmaceuticals and improving patient outcomes in an ACO.

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NPC @ AMCP's 27th Annual Meeting & Expo

April 7-10, 2015
San Diego Convention Center

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NEWS

NPC Highlights Stakeholder Views on CER and the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

“CER is meant to provide health care decision-makers with better information about treatment alternatives, and stakeholders are optimistic that these findings will be put to good use in the near future.”—NPC President Dan Leonard