RECENT NEWS

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CER Tweets of the Week: PCORI Blog on Pipeline to Proposal Initiative, AJMC and V-BID Center Twitter Chat (July 20-24)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders shared a blog by the Patient-Centered Outcomes... more
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Are You a Clinical Decision-Maker? Register for Expert-Endorsed CER Collaborative Tools to Be “Better at What You Do”

The growing availability of new research poses challenges and opportunities for those creating, communicating or... more
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How Can We Assess the Value of a Companion Diagnostic Test?

When President Obama pledged $215 million for a Precision Medicine Initiative during his State of the Union... more
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High-Deductible Health Plans, Pharmacy Benefits & "Better Practices"

It is the time of year when many employers, insurance companies and health exchanges are finalizing decisions... more
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PCORI Hosts Series of Stakeholder Workshops, Approves PCORnet Funding Announcement

This month, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI):Hosted a series of stakeholder workshops to... more
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Stepping Back to Look at Value

Like beauty, the value of health care is in the eye of the beholder. For payers who are challenged with covering... more
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First PCORnet Demonstration Project Approved; PCORI Plans More Stakeholder Workshops

This month, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI):Approved $14 million for the first... more
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IOM Releases New Report: Vital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has released a report, “Vital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care... more
Press Release

Takeda Joins the National Pharmaceutical Council

Washington, D.C. (July 14, 2015)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today welcomed Takeda Pharmaceuticals... more
Press Release

NPC Comments on CMS’ Announcement to Allow Broader Access to Publicly Funded Databases

(Washington, DC, June 2, 2015)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today commented on the Centers for... more
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State Medicaid Directors Share Views on Comparative Effectiveness Research And Its Impact on Policy in National Pharmaceutical Council Survey

(Washington, DC, April 16, 2015)—A new survey conducted on behalf of the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC)... more
Press Release

Improving Patient Safety Via an Electronic Drug Alert Program In an Accountable Care Environment

Washington, D.C. (April 6, 2015)—Health information technology can play an important role in ensuring the... 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
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
Commentary and Testimony Page

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
Commentary and Testimony Page

NPC Comments on CMS' Proposed Changes to Protected Classes

March 7, 2014Marilyn B. TavennerAdministratorCenters for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesU.S. Department of... more
YouTube Videos

NPCNow Podcast: Dr. Mark McClellan on Quality Measures & Engaging Patients

In this NPCNow podcast, Dr. Mark McClellan, director, Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative, Brookings... more
YouTube Videos

Quality Measures Benefit Patients in More Ways Than One

Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, president and CEO, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, explains that quality... more
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Quality Measures: In Theory & In Practice

Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, president and CEO, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, explains, in theory, quality... more
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Challenges in Quality Measurement & Potential Solutions

Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, president and CEO, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, lists the current challenges... more
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week: PCORI Blog on Pipeline to Proposal Initiative, AJMC and V-BID Center Twitter Chat (July 20-24)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders shared a blog by the Patient-Centered Outcomes... more
Blog Post

Are You a Clinical Decision-Maker? Register for Expert-Endorsed CER Collaborative Tools to Be “Better at What You Do”

The growing availability of new research poses challenges and opportunities for those creating, communicating or... more
Blog Post

How Can We Assess the Value of a Companion Diagnostic Test?

When President Obama pledged $215 million for a Precision Medicine Initiative during his State of the Union... more
Blog Post

High-Deductible Health Plans, Pharmacy Benefits & "Better Practices"

It is the time of year when many employers, insurance companies and health exchanges are finalizing decisions... more

PUBLICATION

Translating CER into Medicaid Payment Policy: Views from Medical and Pharmacy Directors

NPC supported a survey of Medicaid medical and pharmacy directors to better understand how policy makers in the state Medicaid programs view comparative effectiveness research and how they use this research in setting coverage policy.

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CER Certificate: Comparative Effectiveness Research in Decision-Making

The certificate program guides learners in the application of the research methods and tools to assess current questions in real-world settings.

Register by August 14, 2015!

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NEWS

NPC Comments on CMS’ Announcement to Allow Broader Access to Publicly Funded Databases

“Access to research-quality data in publicly funded databases could help researchers tackle a host of health care questions that cannot be addressed through other information sources.”—NPC President Dan Leonard