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News from Monday, June 29, 2015

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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 Institution, discusses ways to address...
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E.V.I.dently June 2015

NPC MessageDriving Health System Value Through Broader Access to DataFrom Fitbits to insurance claims databases, we capture an enormous amount of...
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NPC Comments on ASCO Value Framework

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) on Monday released a conceptual framework--“A Framework to Assess the Value of Cancer Treatment...
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#TBT: Calling All Former NPC/APhA Summer Industry Interns

As part of our “Throwback Thursday” blog series, we’re taking a look at a topic that’s currently in the news and tagging it with previous...
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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 Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS)...
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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) shows that state Medicaid directors...
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NPC Highlights Stakeholder Views on Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

(Washington, DC, March 26, 2015)—A new survey of health care stakeholders reveals continued optimism that comparative effectiveness research (CER)...
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Biogen Idec and Gilead Sciences Join the National Pharmaceutical Council

Washington, D.C. (December 9, 2014)—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today welcomed two leading biopharmaceutical companies—Biogen Idec and...
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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, President, National Pharmaceutical...
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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 900Washington, DC 20036Dear Dr....
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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 (CER), “The State of Comparative...
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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 will focus on the federal budget....
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Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

During a March 26, 2015 webinar, the National Pharmaceutical Council discussed the results of its annual stakeholder survey on comparative...
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Mind the Gap: Improving Quality Measurement in Accountable Care Systems

The National Pharmaceutical Council's (NPC) webinar, Mind the Gap: Improving Quality Measurement in Accountable Care Systems, was moderated by...
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A Layered Approach for Quality Measurement

Tom Valuck, MD, MHSA, JD, partner, Discern Health, explains explains that quality measures should be fit for purpose: measures that are suitable for...
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Accountable Care Measures for High-Cost Specialty Care and Innovative Treatment

Tom Valuck, MD, MHSA, JD, partner, Discern Health, is a co-author of the white paper "Accountable Care Measures for High-Cost Specialty Care and...
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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 Institution, discusses ways to address...
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NPC Comments on ASCO Value Framework

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) on Monday released a conceptual framework--“A Framework to Assess the Value of Cancer Treatment...
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#TBT: Calling All Former NPC/APhA Summer Industry Interns

As part of our “Throwback Thursday” blog series, we’re taking a look at a topic that’s currently in the news and tagging it with previous...
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CER Tweets of the Week: CER in the New York Times, AcademyHealth’s Stakeholder Engagement Resources (June 8-12)

This week, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders shared a @Health_Affairs blog post on how CER can help institutional review boards...

Best Practices: An Electronic Drug Alert Program to Improve Safety in an Accountable Care Environment

A peer-reviewed study, "Best Practices: An Electronic Drug Alert Program to Improve Patient Safety...
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2015 Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

NPC's fifth annual survey, "Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) and the Environment for Health...
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