Navigation Links
PIPC Statement on Federal CER Coordinating Council
Date:3/19/2009

Partnership urges new federal coordinating council to provide full openness and transparency

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tony Coelho, Chairman of the Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC) released today the following statement concerning the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' announcement of members of the Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research:

"PIPC applauds HHS for moving rapidly to appoint a list of accomplished health care experts as members of the Federal Coordinating Council, and for including representatives of the minority and disability communities. As required by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, this Council can play a valuable role in coordinating various research activities throughout the federal government.

"PIPC urges the Coordinating Council to operate in a manner that is open and transparent and allows members of the health care community including patients, providers, people with disabilities, and minority organizations to participate in the process. This will foster public accountability, and help ensure that the Council's activities are consistent with its mandate, and that it does not, as required in statute, impose national coverage restrictions or practice standards based on results of CER studies.

"If the federal coordinating council operates in a transparent manner, provides all healthcare stakeholders with a voice at the table and focuses on patient needs, our healthcare system will be well on its way to reform that benefits all Americans."

The Partnership to Improve Patient Care is a diverse group of healthcare organizations - representing patients, physicians and other health care providers, researchers and innovators, and other groups - that have come together to promote comparative effectiveness research that supports patient access and informed health care decision-making and fosters continued medical progress. PIPC is lead by a Steering Committee of nine groups that represent the partnership's diverse members.

To learn more, please visit: http://www.improvepatientcare.org/.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Partnership to Improve Patient Care
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Statement of Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on COBRA subsidy under American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
2. GPhA Statement on Introduction of H.R. 1548, The Pathway for Biosimilars Act
3. Statement by Teva Pharmaceuticals on Eshoo-Barton Bill
4. Statement by Shelby Knox on the Introduction of the REAL Act
5. Grocery Manufacturers Association Statement Regarding President Obamas Nomination of FDA Commissioner
6. GPhA Statement on Nomination of Dr. Margaret Hamburg as Commissioner and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein as Deputy Commissioner of FDA
7. AJWS Asks International Community to Demand Reinstatement of International Aid Groups Into Sudan
8. Insmed Announces FDA Issues Statement Regarding Position on Allowing Patients With ALS Access to IPLEX(TM) Under an IND
9. Pelosi Statement on President Obamas Executive Order on Stem Cell Research
10. AHIP Statement on White House Health Care Summit
11. Change to Win Statement on White House Health Care Forum
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Texas Physical Therapy ... be found at 9618 Huebner Road. The clinic is the group’s 7th location in ... and Dr. Ali Higgins, PT, will provide care from the clinic, which opened March ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... In just two days, ... vertical micro-veggies garden on Kickstarter . Surpassing the $100,000 milestone so quickly,10-times ... 2,000 consumers (and counting) already backing the campaign. , “We are very ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... The law firm of Enea, Scanlan & ... announce Westchester resident Lauren C. Enea has joined the firm as an associate attorney. ... her practice in elder law, Medicaid planning and applications, and Wills, Trusts and Estates. ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Judy Buchanan, co-owner of Serenity Natural ... Judy says, “I am passionate about sharing Reiki as a holistic, complementary therapy ... challenging time.” , A Certified Medical Reiki™ Master trained by Raven Keys Medical ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... collection of inspiring stories about real people of God in congregations across the ... John Miller, a Presbyterian minister ordained in 1964 who has served congregations in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... The key factors driving the growth of dialysis ... growth and increasing healthcare expenditure. Some of the noteworthy trends ... ESRD patients, rising demand for home PD treatment and huge ... market is hindered by high treatment costs and stringent regulations. ... Complete ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... -- Executive Summary ... research (inputs from industry experts, companies, stakeholders) and ... analysis of global heart valve devices market on ... Procedure By Technique (Mechanical, Bioprosthetic, Transcatheter Aortic Valve ... Valvuloplasty, Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVR)), By Region ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017  The U.S. Food ... (avelumab) for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients ... (MCC), including those who have not received prior chemotherapy. ... a rare, aggressive form of skin cancer. ... cancers, patients with a rare form called Merkel cell ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: