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Medicaid Disease Management Programs: Findings from Three Leading U.S. State Programs

A growing number of states are beginning legislative and administrative studies, piloting disease management programs, and expanding existing programs. There is no single, correct way to implement programs across patient populations. Results will depend upon the way the program is implemented, the model used, the diseases selected, and the ability to implement purely voluntary efforts or programs with strong incentives and outcome-driven approaches.

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#TBT: Medicaid Expansion & Historical Data

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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E.V.I.dently November 2013

MessageCER Collaborative Is Assessing Evidence and Informing Decision-MakingToday we’re faced with an ever-growing availability of health information...
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E.V.I.dently October 2013

Message from NPCWhen Health Insurance Exchange “Dust” Settles, Usable CER Will Be CriticalBy Dan LeonardOn October 1, the debut of the federal...
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How CEPAC Reviews and Disseminates Health Care Evidence

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) President Dr. Steven Pearson describes one of his organization's main initiatives, the New England...
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Fellowship in Policy Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research Awarded By National Pharmaceutical Council and George Washington University

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NPC Conference to Address Questions on Ability to Share Health Research Findings Health

(Washington, DC, February 6, 2012)--To examine key issues around asymmetries, or inequalities, in communicating health information coming from the...
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National Pharmaceutical Council Selects Five Research Projects for Funding

Washington, DC (January 30, 2012) – The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that it has selected five projects related to...
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National Pharmaceutical Council Expands Policy and Research Staff

WASHINGTON, DC (January 4, 2012) -- The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) announced the hiring of Daryl Pritchard, PhD, as the Director of...
Commentary and Testimony Page

Leveling the Playing Field? Could a Landmark Decision Alter the CER Communications Landscape?

A growing chorus of voices is publicly sharing data on the effectiveness of treatment options, but one viewpoint has long been shut out of key areas...
Commentary and Testimony Page

Framework Helps ACOs Leverage Pharmaceuticals to Realize Quality, Cost Goals

Medications are more than an item on the balance sheet for health care providers. Pharmaceuticals offer a route to manage costs while achieving...
Commentary and Testimony Page

Asymmetry in the Ability to Communicate CER Findings: Ethics and Issues for Informed Decision Making

The number of voices in the comparative effectiveness research (CER) conversation is continuing to grow, but not all stakeholders have the same...
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National Pharmaceutical Council Prepared Commentary Before the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Thank you for the opportunity to comment. I have enjoyed the opportunity to witness first-hand the progress, careful thought and deliberation, and...
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How CEPAC Reviews and Disseminates Health Care Evidence

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) President Dr. Steven Pearson describes one of his organization's main initiatives, the New England...
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AEI's Gottlieb on Ability to Communicate CER Findings

American Enterprise Institute's Dr. Scott Gottlieb discusses legal and regulatory challenges facing various health care stakeholders in their...
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CER, FDA and the Free Speech Challenge

Dr. Tevi Troy, former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, explains some of the Food and Drug Administration's...
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The Challenges of Finding, Using Accurate Health Care & CER Information

Dr. Art Caplan, Director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, explains that it can be challenging for patients to find...
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#TBT: Medicaid Expansion & Historical Data

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 (June 24-28, 2013)

This week, stakeholders shared information about the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) webinar about patients’ and clinicians’...
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CER Tweets of the Week (June 17-21, 2013)

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) built buzz on Twitter by launching the PCORI Engagement Awards program, which will grant...
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CER Tweets of the Week (June 10-14, 2013)

This week, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) generated buzz on Twitter by awarding a grant to a team building a crowd-sourcing...

Research

2013 Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Environment for Health Care Decision-Making

NPC's 2013 survey shows that health care stakeholders have growing expectations for the use of...

Communicating About Comparative Effectiveness Research: A Health Affairs Symposium on the Issues

One of many issues connected with comparative effectiveness research is how the findings will be...

Principles for Planning and Conducting Comparative Effectiveness Research

A group of leading researchers developed a set of 13 best practice principles that could help to...
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