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CER Tweets of the Week: PCORI Funding for 21 Research Projects (April 25-April 29, 2016)

Last week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted a @RANDCorporation and National... more
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Spreading the Word About a Value Assessment: Dissemination and Utilization Factors to Consider

The National Pharmaceutical Council recently unveiled Guiding Practices for Patient-Centered Value Assessment, ... more
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NPC Resources Provide Information on Panel Topics at 2016 Armada Specialty Summit

Will you be attending the 2016 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit in Las Vegas from May 2-6? Get prepared for the... more
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Don't Miss NPC at ISPOR's 21st Annual International Meeting!

NPC will host a pre-conference symposium, present on various pressing health policy topics and exhibit at the... 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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ACOs Still Facing Start-Up Struggles

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) were established as a way to reduce health care costs while improving the... more
Press Release

Data Can Offer Critical Insights, But Roadblocks to Data Access Persist

(Washington, D.C., April 1, 2016)—Data is key to improving health outcomes and creating efficiencies in our... more
Press Release

NPC Stakeholder Survey: Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research On Health Care Decision-Making Still Three to Five Years in the Future

(Washington, DC, March 14, 2016)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today released the results of its... more
Press Release

New Study Sheds Light on Spending Patterns for High Resource Patients

(Washington, D.C., January 29, 2016) – A small segment of the population—often the sickest patients—drive the... more
Press Release

New Study Examines Benefits and Current Limitations of Care Pathways

Researchers find need for establishing best practices, creating consistent methods of data collection and... more
Commentary and Testimony Page

NPC Comments on Revised PCORI Methodology Standards

March 28, 2016Dr. Joe SelbyExecutive DirectorPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute1828 L St., NW, Suite... more
Commentary and Testimony Page

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
Commentary and Testimony Page

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
Commentary and Testimony Page

NPC Comments on ICER Value Assessment Framework

October 13, 2015Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc, FRCP ** President Institute for Clinical and Economic Review One... more
YouTube Videos

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
YouTube Videos

Webinar: Risk-Sharing Agreements in the U.S.: Trends, Barriers & Prospects

Kimberly Westrich, MA, vice president, health services research, National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC),... more
YouTube Videos

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
YouTube Videos

Anthem's Dr. Malin on Care Pathways: Their Implementation and Evaluation

Dr. Jennifer Malin, medical director, oncology and care management, Anthem, Inc., explains that her organization... more
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week: PCORI Funding for 21 Research Projects (April 25-April 29, 2016)

Last week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted a @RANDCorporation and National... more
Blog Post

Spreading the Word About a Value Assessment: Dissemination and Utilization Factors to Consider

The National Pharmaceutical Council recently unveiled Guiding Practices for Patient-Centered Value Assessment, ... more
Blog Post

NPC Resources Provide Information on Panel Topics at 2016 Armada Specialty Summit

Will you be attending the 2016 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit in Las Vegas from May 2-6? Get prepared for the... more
Blog Post

Don't Miss NPC at ISPOR's 21st Annual International Meeting!

NPC will host a pre-conference symposium, present on various pressing health policy topics and exhibit at the... more

PUBLICATION

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.

EVENT

NPC @ ISPOR 21st Annual International Meeting

NPC will host a symposium about value assessment frameworks, present on pressing health policy topics and exhibit.

May 21-25

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NEWS

CER's Impact Still Three to Five Years Away

NPC's survey, now in its sixth year, found that stakeholders continue to have a high perception of the importance of comparative effectiveness research, but believe that its full impact is still three to five years in the future.