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#TBT: Forgetfulness & Medication Adherence

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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E.V.I.dently June 2015

NPC MessageDriving Health System Value Through Broader Access to DataFrom Fitbits to insurance claims databases... more
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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
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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

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
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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
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
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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
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

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
Blog Post

#TBT: Forgetfulness & Medication Adherence

As part of our “Throwback Thursday” blog series, we’re taking a look at a topic that’s currently in the news and... more
Blog Post

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
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Medicare Part D – A Beacon or a Warning Light?

The Medicare Part D prescription drug program has by nearly every measure been a success, but there is room for... 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.

ICYMI: WEBINAR

2015 CER & the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

Is comparative effectiveness research (CER) having an impact on health care decision-making? Which organizations are viewed as leaders in setting research priorities and funding CER? Find out how health care stakeholders answered these and other questions.

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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