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#TBT: Making Informed Decisions: What Kinds of Studies Will PCORnet Undertake?

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 (April 14-18, 2014)

This week, health care stakeholders highlighted both future and past events focused on comparative effectiveness... more
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CER Tweets of the Week (April 7-11, 2014)

Collaboration was a popular topic among comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders on Twitter this... more
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Webinar: CER Collaborative: Tools You Can Use

Collaborative members hosted a webinar explaining how to use the tools they developed to create greater... more
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AHRQ’s EHC Program Compares Cancer Survivorship Care Models

Did you know that the number of cancer survivors in the United States is projected to grow to 18 million by 2020... more
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CMS Halts Plan to Remove Protected Classes and Limit Patient Access to Medications

It was a win for patients and individualized care. On March 11, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS... more
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Medication Adherence Lessons Under VBID

A new study identifies five key features of value-based insurance design (VBID) plans that are associated with... more
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PCORI News Round Up: AHRQ’s Slutsky Appointed, Board Approves McNamara and Dueñas

On March 18, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) named Jean Slutsky, PA, MSPH as its chief... more
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CER Collaborative Improving Health Outcomes Through New Comparative Evidence Tools

(Washington, DC, March 24, 2014)—Three peer-reviewed articles published in Value in Health offer important... more
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NPC, Quintiles Study Tests Tools to Evaluate Quality of Observational Research in Comparative Effectiveness Studies

(Washington, DC, February 25, 2014)—With the growing demand for information about comparative effectiveness and... more
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Eli Lilly and Company Joins the National Pharmaceutical Council

Washington, D.C. (January 22, 2014)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Eli Lilly and... more
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New Peer-Reviewed Study Shows Mixed Results in ACO Medication Readiness To Achieve Quality, Cost Goals

Washington, D.C.—As Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) gain traction among both private and public payers, so... 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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Keeping Our Eye on the CER Ball

Until the cherry blossoms begin to bloom later next month, most of the water cooler conversations in Washington... more
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Webinar: CER Collaborative: Tools You Can Use

Collaborative members hosted a webinar explaining how to use the tools they developed to create greater... more
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IMEDS: Sentinel and OMOP Programs

Jane Reese-Coulbourne, MS, ChE, executive director of the Reagan-Udall Foundation, talks about the Food and Drug... more
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Big Data: Its Evolving Use and Challenges

William Crown, PhD, chief scientific officer at Optum Labs, discusses how the use and nature of big data in... more
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Use of Big and Real-World Data by Pharma: More than Data Warehousing

Real-world data—a subset of big data—is clinical data used for decision-making that did not come from a clinical... more
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#TBT: Making Informed Decisions: What Kinds of Studies Will PCORnet Undertake?

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 (April 14-18, 2014)

This week, health care stakeholders highlighted both future and past events focused on comparative effectiveness... more
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week (April 7-11, 2014)

Collaboration was a popular topic among comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders on Twitter this... more
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#TBT: Medicaid Expansion & Historical Data

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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Second National Health Insurance Exchange Summit

Join NPC Chief Science Officer Dr. Robert Dubois as he leads a discussion about how pharmaceutical and medical device companies will participate in health insurance exchanges.

May 15, 2014
2:15 pm
Capital Hilton
Washington, DC

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NEWS

NPC, Quintiles Study Tests Tools to Evaluate Quality of Observational Research in Comparative Effectiveness Studies

The GRACE checklist contains 11 items about data and research methods that can be used as an initial screening tool to separate observational studies that meet baseline quality criteria from those that do not.