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Consumer-Directed Health Plans & Employees' Health and Productivity

More employers are offering consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs), which are high-deductible plans offered in... more
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How Health and Productivity Go Hand in Hand

The health and safety of Americans is closely tied to our nation’s productivity and prosperity because, as... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: Agenda and Crowd-Sourced Topic for PCORI Annual Meeting, PPRN for Alzheimer’s Disease (August 24-28)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted details of the Patient-Centered... more
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Why Labor Day Matters for Health

The Labor Day holiday weekend has come to symbolize the end of summer. But the reason it was established was to... more
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PCORI Peer Review Requirements, Approves Funding for Phase II of PCORnet

This month the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI):Provided an overview of its new Peer Review... more
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Who Can Say What, and When? Could We See Changes in Biopharmaceutical Communications?

It’s possible that 2015 could be the year that we see more clarity in how biopharmaceutical companies are... 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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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

Takeda Joins the National Pharmaceutical Council

Washington, D.C. (July 14, 2015)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today welcomed Takeda Pharmaceuticals... more
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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
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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 Comments on ASCO Framework

August 21, 2015 Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FASCOChief Medical OfficerAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology2318... 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
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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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You Can't Manage What You Don't Measure

Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, president and CEO, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, explains that metrics are... more
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Quality Measures Benefit Patients in More Ways Than One

Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, president and CEO, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, explains that quality... more
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Quality Measures: In Theory & In Practice

Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, president and CEO, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, explains, in theory, quality... more
Blog Post

Consumer-Directed Health Plans & Employees' Health and Productivity

More employers are offering consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs), which are high-deductible plans offered in... more
Blog Post

How Health and Productivity Go Hand in Hand

The health and safety of Americans is closely tied to our nation’s productivity and prosperity because, as... more
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week: Agenda and Crowd-Sourced Topic for PCORI Annual Meeting, PPRN for Alzheimer’s Disease (August 24-28)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders tweeted details of the Patient-Centered... more
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Why Labor Day Matters for Health

The Labor Day holiday weekend has come to symbolize the end of summer. But the reason it was established was to... 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.

EVENTS

AcademyHealth's "Concordium 2015"

Dr. Jennifer Graff, NPC’s vice president of comparative effectiveness research, to present “Developing Evidence that is Fit for Purpose: A Framework to Align Research and Payer Questions.”

September 21, 2015 | 11:30 am
Ronald Reagan Building
Washington, DC

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NEWS

NPC Comments on ASCO Value Framework

NPC appreciates the opportunity to offer feedback to the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Value in Cancer Care Task Force.