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:2/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Chuck E. Cheese’s® and Center for Autism and Related Disorders ... E. Cheese’s locations throughout New England, New York and New Jersey to provide children ... fun of visiting Chuck E. Cheese’s in a sensory-friendly environment. , After a ...
(Date:2/19/2017)... ... , ... ProBrand Glitch is a set of 30 glitch distortion logo reveals made exclusively for ... logo with a glitch reveal in just a few clicks of a mouse. Customizable glitch ... each preset. Use these presets to add a uniquely animated logo to any photos or ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Butler Mobility invited Ken Matthews to visit its manufacturing facility ... Ken was impressed with the safety and reliability of the Stannah Stairlift as well ... This endorsement by Ken Matthews can be heard on News Radio WHP 580 ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... , ... Smiles by Seese is a comprehensive family dental practice ... the practice as a skilled and highly credentialed dentist who is qualified to perform ... of all ages with excellence in general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry . Their ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 17, ... ... Device Approval and Reimbursement , **An FDAnews Webinar**, Feb. 22, 2017 — ... are the critical reimbursement questions manufacturers should be asking before selecting an ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/20/2017)... ORLANDO, Fla. , Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... are helping physicians diagnose and treat patients with ... will provide wireless connectivity for ZywiePro, Zywie,s cardiac ... AT&T Control Center . AT&T ... accessible monitoring for those with the disease. The ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... DUBLIN , Feb 20, 2017 ... "Hernia Repair Devices Global Market -Forecast to 2022" report ... ... obesity, the rise in aging population, rising adoption of tension ... are driving the growth of hernia repair devices global market. ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... SAN FRANCISCO , February 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ...  is expected to reach USD 58.4 billion by ... View Research, Inc. The market is driven by ... to serve future growth opportunities to the market. ... initiated with an aim of identifying emerging viruses ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: