Interested in sharing the research? You can order print copies of many research publications.

Order Reprints

Newsletter Sign-Up

Keep up to date with NPC news and events by signing up for our e-newsletter E.V.I.dently, and our CER Daily Newsfeed.

Subscribe POLICY

Value in Health Special Issue: Apples and Oranges? Assessing Comparative Effectiveness and Comparative Value in the U.S. and Other Countries

This special issue of Value in Health showcases presentations made at the Apples and Oranges? Assessing Comparative Effectiveness and Comparative Value in the U.S. and Other Countries symposium held on May 15, 2009.

Articles in this issue include the following:

  • Apples and Oranges? Assessing Comparative Effectiveness and Comparative Value in the US and Other Countries (pages S1–S3), Adrian R. Levy and Louis P. Garrison Jr.
  • Health Technology Assessment in the United Kingdom (pages S4–S5), Ron Akehurst
  • Health Technology Assessment and Comparative Effectiveness in Sweden (pages S6–S7), Egon Jonsson
  • Conditionally Funded Field Evaluations: PATHs Coverage with Evidence Development Program for Ontario (pages S8–S11), Ron Goeree, Kiran Chandra, Jean-Eric Tarride, Daria O'Reilly, Feng Xie, James Bowen, Gord Blackhouse and Robert Hopkins
  • Comparative Assessment for Medications and Devices: Apples and Oranges? (pages S12–S14), Scott Ramsey
  • Contemporary Challenges in Deriving Summary Estimates of Comparative Effectiveness Using Meta-Analysis (pages S15–S17), Edward J. Mills
  • Reflecting Heterogeneity in Patient Benefits: The Role of Subgroup Analysis with Comparative Effectiveness (pages S18–S21), Mark Sculpher
  • Transportability of Comparative Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness between Countries (pages S22–S25), Andrew Briggs
  • Experimental and Observational Data and Formulary Listing (pages S26–S29), Raulo S. Frear
  • Net Clinical Benefit: The Art and Science of Jointly Estimating Benefits and Risks of Medical Treatment (pages S30–S32), Adrian Towse

Due to copyright issues, articles must be accessed through the Value in Health website. NPC has limited print copies available for order.

Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week (April 7-11, 2014)

Collaboration was a popular topic among comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders on Twitter this week. They tweeted about the National...
YouTube Videos

Webinar: CER Collaborative: Tools You Can Use

Collaborative members hosted a webinar explaining how to use the tools they developed to create greater uniformity and transparency when evaluating...
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week (March 31- April 4, 2014)

This week, health care stakeholders on Twitter highlighted the many activities and sessions at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s (AMCP) 26th...
Blog Post

4/8 Webinar on CER Collaborative: Tools You Can Use

The CER Collaborative--a group formed by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes...
Press Release

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 guidance to aid formulary decision-makers...
Press Release

NPC, Quintiles Study Tests Tools to Evaluate Quality of Observational Research in Comparative Effectiveness Studies

(Washington, DC, February 25, 2014)—With the growing demand for information about comparative effectiveness and questions about the quality of...
Press Release

NPC, UMD Study: Factors That Cause Different Treatment Responses Are Not Well Understood or Studied

Washington, DC, November 4, 2013—Although researchers and health care providers widely recognize that individuals with stage IV prostate cancer react...
Press Release

National Pharmaceutical Council Statement on Appointment of PCORI Board Chair

Washington, DC, September 19, 2013—The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today released the following statement regarding the Government...
Commentary and Testimony Page

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...
Commentary and Testimony Page

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....
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

Living Up to Its Name? The Role of Patient-Centered Research

Anyone who has ever received bad news from his or her health care provider or held a loved one’s hand when a diagnosis was delivered can understand...
YouTube Videos

Webinar: CER Collaborative: Tools You Can Use

Collaborative members hosted a webinar explaining how to use the tools they developed to create greater uniformity and transparency when evaluating...
YouTube Videos

Comparative Effectiveness Research and Usability Criteria

Dr. John Whitney, Staff VP for Medical Policy Formation, WellPoint, Inc., explains how usability criteria can help health care stakeholders conduct...
YouTube Videos

Engaging Patients in the Research Process

Dr. Dan Mullins, professor of pharmaceutical health services research at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, explains why it is important...
YouTube Videos

Engaging Patients in Research

National Pharmaceutical Council President Dan Leonard explains why it's important to include patients throughout the research process. He says that...
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week (April 7-11, 2014)

Collaboration was a popular topic among comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders on Twitter this week. They tweeted about the National...
Blog Post

CER Tweets of the Week (March 31- April 4, 2014)

This week, health care stakeholders on Twitter highlighted the many activities and sessions at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s (AMCP) 26th...
Blog Post

4/8 Webinar on CER Collaborative: Tools You Can Use

The CER Collaborative--a group formed by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes...
Blog Post

CER Collaborative Rolls Out New Resources to Aid Formulary Decision-Making

A newly published series of peer-reviewed articles developed by the CER Collaborative will help formulary decision-makers more effectively evaluate...

Research

  •  
  • 1 of 11
  • >

Commentary & Testimony