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CEVR Symposium on Innovation and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

September 10, 2014

NPC is pleased to co-sponsor the CEVR Symposium on Innovation and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. The symposium will cover advances in the measurement of value, the inclusion of future innovation into cost-effectiveness analysis calculations, and payers’ attitudes toward paying for innovation.

For more information, visit the CEVR website or contact Julie Lannon. Space is limited so reserve your tickets early!

Four Seasons Hotel
Washington, DC


1:00PM – 2:00PM
Clinical and Economic Evaluation of New Technology: Key Trends

  • Welcome (Peter Neumann, Tufts Medical Center, Moderator) 
  • US Experiences (James Chambers, Tufts Medical Center) 
  • International Experiences (Mike Drummond, University of York) 
  • Reflections (Gail Wilensky, Project HOPE/Health Affairs) 

2:00PM – 3:00PM 
Innovation and Cost-effectiveness Analysis: How Can They Better Coexist? 

  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis and Medical Innovation (Tom Philipson, University of Chicago)
  • Does CEA Provide Appropriate Incentives for Innovation? (Mohan Bala, Sanofi)
  • Rewarding Value Creation and Innovation in Personalized Medicine (Lou Garrison, University of Washington)
  • Reflections and Q&A (Milt Weinstein, Harvard University, Moderator)

3:00PM – 3:30PM

3:30PM – 4:30PM
Measuring Attributes of Value

  • Steve Pearson, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review
  • Bobby Dubois (Moderator), National Pharmaceutical Council

4:30PM – 5:30PM
Roundtable Discussion: Payers’ Attitudes Towards Paying for Innovation

  • Peter Bach, Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Richard Migliori, United Healthcare
  • Alan Rosenberg, WellPoint (Invited)
  • Josh Ofman, Amgen
  • David Miller, Biogen Idec
  • Sean Sullivan (Moderator), University of Washington 

5:30PM – 6:30PM
Cocktail Reception

6:30PM – 9:00PM
Dinner to Celebrate the CEA Registry 15th Anniversary

*subject to change

For more information, visit the CEVR website or contact Julie Lannon. Space is limited so reserve your tickets early!