NPC Evaluates ICER’s Revised Value Assessment Framework
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) released its revised value assessment framework, which included a number of changes reflected in NPC's extensive public comments, but NPC remains concerned about several key provisions that ICER has not addressed.
Health Plan Use of Patient Data: From the Routine to the Transformational
Health plans collect huge amounts of data through electronic health records, administrative claims, mobile health devices and other sources. This white paper explores whether the data simply sits on a shelf, or is used to shape care delivery, improve system efficiency, and achieve better health outcomes.
Optimization of Medication Use at Accountable Care Organizations
The use of medications is an important part of helping accountable care organizations (ACOs) meet quality measures and improve patient outcomes, but new NPC research conducted with Leavitt Partners shows that ACOs still face barriers to optimizing medication use across their networks.