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Moving Value Frameworks from Fledgling to Functional

Defining value in health care – especially as our health system shifts its focus from rewarding the volume of... more
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Are We Getting the Right Data to Make Individualized Health Decisions? Maybe.

Personalized medicine—an evolving field in which physicians use diagnostic tests to determine which medical... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: AHCJ CER Fellowships Announced; Latest Issue of JCER Published (August 8-12)

Last week, comparative effectiveness research stakeholders tweeted about the announcement of this year’s... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: EBM in Elite Sports; Clinical Nuances (August 1 – August 5)

Last week, comparative effectiveness research stakeholders tweeted about a blog post published in BMJ (@BJSM_BMJ... more
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PCORI Announces $153 Million in Funding for 35 New Projects

During the July 19 Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors meeting, the Board... more
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Developing and Using Value Frameworks

With the increase in the use of innovative specialty biopharmaceuticals and targeted therapies to treat broader... more
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What’s the Fuss About Evidence From Clinical Experience? Here’s Why It Matters

At a health care forum in Washington, DC, earlier this month, panelists raised concerns about the ability of the... more
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PCORI Hosts Annual Meeting & Promotes Survey

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) hosted its first annual meeting, “Progress in Building... more
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NPC Takes Issue With ICER's Mischaracterization of Funding Sources

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) takes exception to the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review’s (... more
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Purdue Pharma Joins the National Pharmaceutical Council

Washington, D.C., Aug. 4, 2016 – The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced Purdue Pharma L.P. as... more
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National Pharmaceutical Council and Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics at the University of Southern California Name New Health Policy Fellow

(Washington, D.C., July 12, 2016) – The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC), in conjunction with the Leonard D... more
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National Pharmaceutical Council Welcomes Mallinckrodt as Its Newest Member

(Washington, D.C., June 23, 2016) –The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Mallinckrodt... more
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Thinking Differently About How We Assess Health Value

Health care stakeholders remain divided over how the value of health care treatments—especially medicines—should... more
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NPC Comments on Revised PCORI Methodology Standards

March 28, 2016Dr. Joe SelbyExecutive DirectorPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute1828 L St., NW, Suite... more
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NPC Comments on AMCP Format for Formulary Submission Version 4.0

Attn:  Dr. Susan Oh, PharmD, Assistant Director of Pharmacy Affairs, Academy of Managed Care PharmacyThe... more
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The Importance of Evidence, Value, Access and Innovation in 2016

Last year, in our 2015 Health Care Outlook published in Chain Drug Review, I highlighted the recent announcement... more
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2016 Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

This one-hour webinar highlights the results of NPC's annual survey of comparative effectiveness research (CER)... more
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Webinar: Risk-Sharing Agreements in the U.S.: Trends, Barriers & Prospects

Kimberly Westrich, MA, vice president, health services research, National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC),... more
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When Is Evidence Fit for Purpose? Closing Gaps Between Researchers, Payers

Despite multi-million dollar public and private investments to tap into big data and improve the evidence... more
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Anthem's Dr. Malin on Clinical Care Pathways and Innovation

Could clinical care pathways help innovation? Anthem Inc.'s Dr. Jennifer Malin, medical director, oncology and... more
Blog Post

Moving Value Frameworks from Fledgling to Functional

Defining value in health care – especially as our health system shifts its focus from rewarding the volume of... more
Blog Post

Are We Getting the Right Data to Make Individualized Health Decisions? Maybe.

Personalized medicine—an evolving field in which physicians use diagnostic tests to determine which medical... more
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week: AHCJ CER Fellowships Announced; Latest Issue of JCER Published (August 8-12)

Last week, comparative effectiveness research stakeholders tweeted about the announcement of this year’s... more
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week: EBM in Elite Sports; Clinical Nuances (August 1 – August 5)

Last week, comparative effectiveness research stakeholders tweeted about a blog post published in BMJ (@BJSM_BMJ... more

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Guiding Practices For Patient-Centered Value Assessment

NPC has developed 28 specific elements to guide meaningful value assessment, which are broken out into six key aspects: the assessment process, methodology, benefits, costs, evidence, and dissemination and utilization.

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Assessing Value: Promise & Pitfalls

NPC will bring together health care stakeholders to examine one of the most controversial issues in health care today: how to measure the value of a medical treatment and its impact on patient care. 

September 29, 2016

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Roadblocks to Data Access Persist

Data is key to improving health outcomes and creating efficiencies in our health care system, but a new study captures the policy inconsistencies and hurdles that can hinder use of publicly funded federal and state datasets.