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PCORI Grants, HEOR & FDA Guidance Top CER Tweets of the Week (July 21-25)

What were some of the popular comparative effectiveness research (CER)-related topics on Twitter this week? We... more
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NPC Study Outlines When & How Health Decision-Makers Should Consider Individual Patient Differences

Washington, DC (July 29, 2014)—New research led by the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) can assist health... more
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E.V.I.dently July 2014

NPC MessageWhen & How Health Decision-Makers Should Consider Individual Patient DifferencesBy Jennifer S.... more
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#TBT: Expanding Your Horizons: CER Continuing Education Certificate Program

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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PCORI Works on Funding Announcements, Research Portfolio and Standards in July

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has remained active throughout July, hosting two Board... more
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Consumer-Directed Health Plans: Pharmacy Benefits & Best Practices

A unique survey of large employers sheds light on the strategies and best practices that they follow when... more
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CMS Issues Two Proposed Rules on Payments, Quality Measures

Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued two proposed rules to update... more
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Workers Welcome Wellness Programs, But Not at the Expense of Low Premiums

Employees are happy to participate in workplace wellness programs, but they don’t think it’s appropriate to be... more
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NPC Study Outlines When & How Health Decision-Makers Should Consider Individual Patient Differences

Washington, DC (July 29, 2014)—New research led by the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) can assist health... more
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Specialty Medications: Shifting the Focus From “How Much” We Spend to “How Well” We Spend

Washington, DC, June 9, 2014—As health care decision-makers grapple with how to ensure access to specialty... more
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NPC Annual Stakeholder Survey: Comparative Effectiveness Research Is Important, But Impact on Health Care Decision-Making Is Still on the Horizon

(Washington, DC, May 19, 2014)—A new survey of health care stakeholders reveals continued optimism for the use... 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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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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Consumer-Directed Health Plans

A unique survey of large employers sheds light on the strategies and best practices that they follow when... more
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Incorporating Patient Views Into Health Technology Assessments

David Grainger, senior director, global public policy, Eli Lilly and Company, explains that many health... more
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Health Technology Assessments and Specialty Medications

David Grainger, senior director, global public policy, Eli Lilly and Company, says that there are often... more
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Differences in Global Health Technology Assessment

David Grainger, senior director, global public policy, Eli Lilly and Company, describes how health technology... more
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PCORI Grants, HEOR & FDA Guidance Top CER Tweets of the Week (July 21-25)

What were some of the popular comparative effectiveness research (CER)-related topics on Twitter this week? We... more
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#TBT: Expanding Your Horizons: CER Continuing Education Certificate Program

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: Improving Patient Care Remains Hot Topic (July 14 - 18)

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) and the role of big data in improving patient care continued to be hot topics... more
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CER Tweets of the Week: Patient-Generated Data, Value-Based Payment Programs & Impact of CER (July 7 - 11)

Which issues attracted comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders’ attention this week in the ... more

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Join us on October 30 to examine the use of quality measures to balance financial incentives in accountable care systems, gaps in accountable care measure sets, and possible solutions for addressing these gaps.

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NEWS

CER Is Important, But Impact Is Still on the Horizon

“The survey provides an important look at how perceptions of CER have shifted during the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.” —NPC Director of Health Services Research Kimberly Westrich