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Finding Arthritis Strategies that Work

Arthritis and other rheumatic conditions are the leading cause of disability among adults in the United States. This brief article, written in partnership with the Chronic Disease Directors and published by NAPS, outlines key facts for consumers about arthritis, its risk factors, diagnosis, and preventive measures.

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Study Quantifies Impact of Pharmaceuticals on Enhanced Productivity

(WASHINGTON, DC, August 1, 2012)–The costs to employers of chronic health conditions on employee productivity are well documented, but few studies...
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NPC Submits Testimony on Draft CER Definition, Criteria and Framework

On behalf of the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC), thank you for the opportunity to comment on the draft comparative effectiveness research (CER...
Commentary and Testimony Page

Improving Health Care Quality Through CER and VBID

Leaders from a broad array of health care stakeholder organizations convened recently with President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss...
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Study Quantifies Impact of Pharmaceuticals on Enhanced Productivity

(WASHINGTON, DC, August 1, 2012)–The costs to employers of chronic health conditions on employee productivity are well documented, but few studies...
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Most Employers Underestimate Full Costs of Employee Health on Productivity

Elk Grove Village, Ill. (April 13, 2009) – Poor health among workers is far costlier to U.S. employers than they realize, impacting their...
Commentary and Testimony Page

NPC Submits Testimony on Draft CER Definition, Criteria and Framework

On behalf of the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC), thank you for the opportunity to comment on the draft comparative effectiveness research (CER...
Commentary and Testimony Page

Improving Health Care Quality Through CER and VBID

Leaders from a broad array of health care stakeholder organizations convened recently with President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss...
Commentary and Testimony Page

NPC Testifies on Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research

Good afternoon. My name is Gary Persinger, Vice President for Health Services Research at the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC). On behalf of NPC...
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NPC Testifies on Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research

Good afternoon. My name is Dr. Les Paul, Vice President for Clinical and Scientific Affairs at the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC). On behalf...

Imputing Productivity Gains From Clinical Trials

Researchers developed a new method to capture the impact that medicines may have on reducing the...

Health and Productivity as a Business Strategy: A Multiemployer Study

This study found that health-related productivity costs significantly exceed medical and pharmacy...

A Closer Look at Arthritis

One in six Americans suffers from arthritis, and the