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Health Affairs Article Highlights Benefit of Reducing Low-Value Health Care

(Washington, D.C., September 20, 2016) – A post published today on the Health Affairs Blog brings to light the... more
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Optimizing the recipe for ‘health care spending pie’: Finding the most effective resource allocation

As health care costs continue to climb, rising 5.3 percent in 2015 and approaching 18 percent of the U.S.... more
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National Pharmaceutical Council to Host Conference on Measuring Health Care Value and Impact on Patient Care

(Washington, DC, September 15, 2016)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) will bring together health care... more
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Exploring “Dynamic” Cost-sharing Models in Value-based Insurance Design

Consider this scenario: You have a chronic condition and, thankfully, there are three medications that could... 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
Press Release

Health Affairs Article Highlights Benefit of Reducing Low-Value Health Care

(Washington, D.C., September 20, 2016) – A post published today on the Health Affairs Blog brings to light the... more
Press Release

National Pharmaceutical Council to Host Conference on Measuring Health Care Value and Impact on Patient Care

(Washington, DC, September 15, 2016)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) will bring together health care... more
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Press Release

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
Commentary and Testimony Page

NPC Submits Comments to Institute for Clinical and Economic Review on Its Value Framework

September 12, 2016Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc, FRCP President Institute for Clinical and Economic Review One... more
Commentary and Testimony Page

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
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
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
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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

Optimizing the recipe for ‘health care spending pie’: Finding the most effective resource allocation

As health care costs continue to climb, rising 5.3 percent in 2015 and approaching 18 percent of the U.S.... more
Blog Post

Exploring “Dynamic” Cost-sharing Models in Value-based Insurance Design

Consider this scenario: You have a chronic condition and, thankfully, there are three medications that could... more
Blog Post

NPC Submits Comments to Institute for Clinical and Economic Review on Its Value Assessment Framework

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today submitted comments to the Institute for Clinical and Economic... more
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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

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

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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NEWS

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.