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Specialty Pharmaceutical and Patient Care: Are We at a Tipping Point?

Last month, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation hosted a symposium, “Specialty Pharmaceutical... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: #OHRP’s Informed Consent Guidelines, @AHRQNews On Real-World Primary Care Evaluation (November 10-14)

This week on Twitter, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders shared the New England Journal of... more
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#TBT: Why Patient Differences Matter, Especially When It Comes to Cancer Treatments

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: #ISPORAmst, PCORI and Health Affairs to Talk Patient Engagement (November 3-7)

What were comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeting about this week? We saw a lot of... more
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PCORI Continues to Hone Focus on Large, Targeted Funding Announcements; Convenes Workshop on Hepatitis C; and Further Bolsters Partnerships With Government Entities

This month the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently announced plans to allocate $102... more
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NPC’s Presence at AMCP Nexus 2014

The National Pharmaceutical Council’s (NPC) research was highlighted at four sessions during the Academy of... more
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The High Costs of Low Prevalence Diseases

While it’s important for employers to recognize high-prevalence health conditions (e.g., low back pain,... more
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Mind the Gap: Improving Quality Measurement in Accountable Care Systems

Our society is obsessed with quality, from the cars that we buy to the food that we eat, and the schools to... more
Press Release

Eisai’s David Martin Elected as National Pharmaceutical Council’s Chairman of the Board

Washington, DC (November 7, 2014)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that David J. Martin... 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
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Michael Ciarametaro Joins National Pharmaceutical Council as Director of Research

WASHINGTON, DC (July 31, 2014)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Michael... 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
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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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The State of CER and the Environment for Health Care Decision Making

This month, NPC released its third annual survey on stakeholders’ views on comparative effectiveness research (... more
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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

Specialty Pharmaceutical and Patient Care: Are We at a Tipping Point?

Last month, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation hosted a symposium, “Specialty Pharmaceutical... more
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week: #OHRP’s Informed Consent Guidelines, @AHRQNews On Real-World Primary Care Evaluation (November 10-14)

This week on Twitter, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders shared the New England Journal of... more
Blog Post

#TBT: Why Patient Differences Matter, Especially When It Comes to Cancer Treatments

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: #ISPORAmst, PCORI and Health Affairs to Talk Patient Engagement (November 3-7)

What were comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeting about this week? We saw a lot of... more

PUBLICATION

Consumer-Directed Health Plans (CDHP): Pharmacy Benefits & "Better Practices"

This nifty flip chart offers "better practices" to employers when establishing a CDHP.

WEBINAR

CER Collaborative: Tools You Can Use

Collaborative members hosted a webinar explaining how to use the tools they developed to create greater uniformity and transparency when evaluating evidence for coverage and health care decision-making.

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