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Joseph H. Kanter Family Foundation and eHealth Initiative Foundation Launch Partnership to Conduct Research on Health Outcomes, Comparative Effectiveness
Date:8/11/2008

Multi-stakeholder effort will pilot a unique, distributed, electronic research network to help patients and their doctors determine which treatments work best for specific diseases and conditions

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joseph H. Kanter Family Foundation and the eHealth Initiative Foundation (eHI) announced the launch of the Partnership for Connecting for Research on Outcomes and Effectiveness, a national effort that will create a model for using electronic health information from multiple data sources - including electronic health records - while protecting patient privacy, to offer unbiased, evidence-based guidance on what treatments work best - vital information that can improve quality and safety and drive down costs in the health care system.

Developing a nationwide public-private partnership to use electronic data for outcomes research on what works in health care has been a long-time goal for Joseph H. Kanter, chairman of the Joseph H. Kanter Family Foundation. "This Partnership represents the culmination of what was started when former Senate Majority Leaders Bill Frist (R-TN) and George Mitchell (D-ME) joined me at the Newsmaker Breakfast at the National Press Club in a bipartisan call for a system that will help patients and their doctors understand how to better treat disease," said Kanter, who is also serving as chairman of the Partnership. "Through this Partnership, we will accelerate research efforts by creating the first major pilot of a distributed research network using personal electronic health records to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care for all Americans."

The need for independent outcomes and comparative effectiveness research has been trumpeted by many public and private sector leaders, including our presidential candidates, members of Congress, the Congressional Budget Office, the Institute of Medicine, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, the Agency for Healt
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