Navigation Links
Patients Will Benefit From Comparative Effectiveness Funding in Stimulus Bill
Date:2/11/2009

Information on health safety and efficacy a building block for health reform

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), today issued the following statement on the comparative effectiveness funding included in the Senate-passed stimulus bill:

"At a time when access to quality, affordable health care is a serious concern for many Americans, it is critical that our country make investments to create a sustainable health care system. We must also ensure that patients and doctors have the information they need to evaluate the safety, effectiveness, and value of health care.

"With comparative effectiveness, patients and providers will be able to assess drugs, technologies, and treatment options and make decisions that best reflect the patients' needs and preferences.

"We applaud efforts to address this important priority in the current economic recovery bills.

"Our members are strongly committed to advancing an evidence-based health care system in which information generated through rigorous analysis and research is quickly and effectively translated into everyday medical practice."

In November 2007, the AHIP Board of Directors released the following statement: "Setting a Higher Bar for Quality and Value Through Comparative Effectiveness Research" outlining a call for a new independent, national entity to distribute evidence-based data in a useful format so patients and clinicians can make more informed health care decisions. The statement is here: http://www.ahip.org/content/default.aspx?bc=31|44|21474.


'/>"/>
SOURCE America's Health Insurance Plans
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. PREZISTA(R) Now Available for Pediatric Patients Six Years of Age and Older as part of HIV Combination Therapy
2. Rituximab maintenance therapy improves survival in patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma
3. Study finds race and ethnicity affect use of hospice services among patients with advanced cancer
4. Brain-injured patients can relearn emotions
5. Patients Urged to be Aware of Prescription Switching
6. AstraZeneca Helped More Than 440,000 Patients Save $612 Million on Medicines in 2008
7. Doctors Fear Patients Not Filling Prescriptions
8. OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Best Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections
9. Prosthetic Center of Excellence to Provide Breakthrough Technology to Rehabilitation Patients
10. ViroPharma Reports Results of Phase 3 Clinical Trial for Maribavir in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients
11. Pearly Penile Papule Patients Can Successfully Be Treated with Targeted CO2 Technology at La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... Altura Communication Solutions, a nationwide provider ... certification and SMB specialization. Altura is now qualified to sell, install and ... Select Certification, Altura fulfilled the training and exam requirements for the Cisco Small ...
(Date:4/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 22, 2017 , ... ... to his role as Vice President of Sales and Business Development at OAKWORKS, ... GPO/IDN business partner engagements, business development, and strategic planning for the company. ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... ... staff at Palm Beach Face is proud to announce that their practice founder, Michael ... take place on April 23rd, the London Marathon has a long tradition of raising funds ... team EMPOWER, raising money for the international charity, Smile Train. , Started in ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... ... Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems ... label materials received certification for the BS5609 British Marine Standard. This internationally recognized standard ... use on chemical drums shipped by sea. , “Achieving BS5609 certification for ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... , ... April 21, 2017 , ... The Patient Advocacy ... Health System, with the 2017 Ruth Ravich Patient Advocacy Award in recognition ... advocates. DeVaro was honored with the award at The Beryl Institute’s annual Patient ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the ... Market Analysis By Service (Manufacturing, Research), By Country, (Brazil, Mexico, ... report to their offering. ... The Latin American pharmaceutical contract manufacturing services market ... Low drug registration cost in Latin American countries and ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... 2017 The Mobile X-Ray product segment is the ... during the forecast period Mobile X-Ray segment is ... mobile X-Ray devices market, which is estimated to be valued ... a CAGR of 7% over the forecast period. Mobile X-Ray ... than US$ 100 Mn in 2017 over 2016. The segment,s ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... NEW YORK , April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... This report on the prostate cancer ... of the global market. Increasing prevalence of prostate ... as innovation in the development of new drugs ... hormone-refractory prostate cancer drug due to lesser side ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: