RECENT NEWS

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CER Tweets of the Week: New UMB Center of Excellence In CER, UIC College of Pharmacy Master’s in CER, PCORI in Lancet (January 19-23)

Comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted about new educational opportunities regarding CER... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: The Challenges of Gray-Zone Medicine, PCORI in the Congress Blog (January 12-16)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted multiple articles regarding CER and... more
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#TBT: Quality of Life, Innovation & Evidence Adoption

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: AcademyHealth Compares International CER, Resource Library on CER (January 5-9)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted about @AcademyHealth’s new paper... more
Newsletter Subpage

MAP to Review Quality Measures Under Consideration

The National Quality Forum’s (NQF) Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) will begin reviewing more than 200... more
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Which Plans Cover My Medicines? Will Marketplaces Be More Transparent?

Patient organizations and consumers have expressed concern about how challenging it is to determine whether... more
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Have a Great Research Idea? We Might Have a Grant for That.

When we hear from a wide range of health care stakeholders, it provides us with different perspectives on issues... more
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CDHPs: Challenges to Managing Workforce Health, Performance & Productivity

More employers are implementing consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) as a way to lower their cost burden of... more
Press Release

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
Press Release

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
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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
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

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

CER Tweets of the Week: New UMB Center of Excellence In CER, UIC College of Pharmacy Master’s in CER, PCORI in Lancet (January 19-23)

Comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted about new educational opportunities regarding CER... more
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week: The Challenges of Gray-Zone Medicine, PCORI in the Congress Blog (January 12-16)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted multiple articles regarding CER and... more
Blog Post

#TBT: Quality of Life, Innovation & Evidence Adoption

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

CER Tweets of the Week: AcademyHealth Compares International CER, Resource Library on CER (January 5-9)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted about @AcademyHealth’s new paper... more

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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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Mind the Gap: Improving Quality Measurement in Accountable Care Systems

Back by popular demand: a conversation with three health care thought leaders on quality measurement!

February 26, 2015
12: 30 p.m. - 2:00 pm ET


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NEWS

Biogen Idec and Gilead Sciences Join NPC

“We’re excited to add these two innovative companies to our membership roster and welcome their perspective on our board of directors.”—NPC President Dan Leonard