NCCN Will Convene National Policy Summit on Comparative Effectiveness in Cancer Care
... for the evaluation and application of the comparative
Effectiveness of health care technologies in ... culminate with the NCCN National Policy Summit on comparative
Effectiveness in Cancer Care to be held in ... lead in asserting the appropriate application of comparative
Effectiveness analysis in a policy setting. To ...
Psoriasis Cure Now Welcomes Institute of Medicine Report Urging 'Comparative Effectiveness' Research on Psoriasis, But Worries About Risk of Rationing
... Quartile") priorities for the first round of comparative
effectiveness research, and included comparing ... the quality and efficiency of health care through comparative
effectiveness research outlined in the American ... things in life, the devil is in the details. comparative
effectiveness research requires assigning ...
Association for Molecular Pathology comments to the SACGHS
... Molecular Pathology (AMP) addressed three areas: comparative
Effectiveness Research (CER), evidence for ... letter to the Federal Coordinating Council on comparative
AMP encourages the ... urges that funding for large, carefully designed comparative
effectiveness trials for molecular tests be ...
AMP urges inclusion of molecular diagnostic tests in comparative effectiveness research
... provided to the Federal Coordinating Council for comparative
Effectiveness Research (CER) in which AMP sets ... makers who see it as a method to examine the comparative
effectiveness of treatments, including how they ... a need to jointly fund large, carefully designed comparative
effectiveness trials for molecular tests with ...
HealthCore Invites Community-based Practitioners to Participate in 'Real-world' Research Network
... research initiatives, patient registries and comparative
WILMINGTON, Del., June ... Physicians will get the opportunity to influence comparative
effectiveness research and broad medical practice ... effectiveness research studies and potential comparative
effectiveness grants from the $1.1 billion grant ...
Health Plans Prepare for Health Care Reform: Comparative Effectiveness, Consumerism Drive Future Changes, According to Deloitte Study
... Institute conference in San Diego highlights how comparative
effectiveness and consumerism will challenge the ... Deloitte Center for Health Solutions profiled the comparative
effectiveness systems of the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and Germany to better understand how comparative
effectiveness may affect the U.S. system. The ...
PIPC Supports New Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Bill
... reporters and announced PIPC's support for the comparative
Effectiveness Research Act of 2009.
"This ... of healthcare reform," said Rep. Schrader. "The comparative
Effectiveness Research Act of 2009 will help make ... Schwartz (PA-13).
Mr. Coelho noted that the comparative
Effectiveness Research Act of 2009 was modeled on ...
Deloitte Comparative Effectiveness Study Evaluates Potential Savings Opportunities for U.S. Health Care System
... -- A new Deloitte study profiling the comparative
effectiveness systems of the United Kingdom, ... , conclude that if implemented correctly, comparative
effectiveness has the potential to improve care ...
Deloitte examined three clinical examples of comparative
effectiveness studies across the four countries' ...
AEterna Zentaris Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Results
... been recognized in the first quarter of 2009. The comparative
decrease is also attributable to euro to US dollar exchange rate fluctuations, given the comparative
strengthening of the US dollar in the first ... in 2008. This decrease is primarily related to comparative
euro to US dollar exchange rate fluctuations, ...
Federal Coordinating Council on Comparative Effectiveness Research to Hold Public Listening Session in Washington, DC
... Council Will Hear Public Comments on comparative
Effectiveness Research Priorities in the Recovery ... -- The Federal Coordinating Council for comparative
Effectiveness Research will hold a public ... The council will hear public comment regarding comparative
effectiveness research and the Coordinating ...
Consumer Reports Poll: 66% of Americans Blindsided by Cost of Drugs; Many Not Taking Needed Medications
... strong advocate of increased federal funding for comparative
effectiveness -- the task of comparing different ...
Washington , D. C., Campaign For comparative
To underscore the point that ... Washington D.C. campaign to raise awareness about comparative
Past president of ACP to chair IOM panel on comparative effectiveness
... to chair the Institute of Medicine's Committee on comparative
Effectiveness Research Priorities. Dr. Sox will ... harms," said Dr. Sox. "The key element of comparative
effectiveness is to identify the treatments, ... margin of benefit over harms. The objective of comparative
effectiveness research is to arm physicians and ...
Tony Coelho is Named New Chair of Coalition for Comparative Effectiveness Research
... opportunity to lead PIPC in its work to advance comparative
effectiveness research (CER) that is focused on ... stakeholders committed to patient-centered comparative
effectiveness research, and I am looking forward to advancing their common cause."
effectiveness research has the potential to ...
FactCheck.org Gets It Wrong on Stimulus Package
... that the creation of a Federal Council on comparative
Effectiveness Research should not alarm seniors. comparative
effectiveness is code for limiting care based on ... beltway manual for health policy makers, describe comparative
effectiveness research as the tool to reduce ...
National Pharmaceutical Council on Economic Stimulus Package: Comparative Effectiveness Research Funding Should Target Improvements in Quality of Patient Care
... stimulus package, which includes $1.1 billion for comparative
effectiveness research (CER):
"By signing ... in America's future. The $1.1 billion for comparative
effectiveness research also is a major investment ... and transparent process for the prioritization of comparative
effectiveness research topics will be the next ...
Patients Will Benefit From Comparative Effectiveness Funding in Stimulus Bill
... today issued the following statement on the comparative
effectiveness funding included in the ... and value of health care.
effectiveness, patients and providers will be ... a Higher Bar for Quality and Value Through comparative
Effectiveness Research" outlining a call for a ...
Comparative Effectiveness Research Must Put Patients First
... House of Representatives:
"PIPC supports comparative
effectiveness research as a useful tool for ... take the time to ensure that any legislation on comparative
effectiveness research includes provisions that ... needs. These provisions include a clear focus on comparative
clinical effectiveness research, ensuring the ...
PIPC Outlines CER Principles in Letter to President-Elect Obama
... 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federally-supported comparative
effectiveness research can be a valuable tool to ... and the new Congress consider the issue of comparative
effectiveness research (CER). PIPC asked the ... health care.
"We believe that well-designed comparative
effectiveness research can be a valuable tool in ...
Comparative Effectiveness Research Tools Address Variations in corporate spending
... In tough economic times companies can employ comparative
effectiveness research tools to address large, ... (PRWEB) January 5, 2009 -- The use of comparative
effectiveness data addresses large and ... of Health and Human Services, endorsed the use of comparative
effectiveness data in a book he co-authored.
Population Health Impact Institute Invites Organizations To Serve as Test Sites for Methods Evaluation Process(TM) (MEP(TM)) Accreditation Program:
... are based on the same principles of evidence as comparative
effectiveness research. One has to compare a ... purchasers looking for value-based healthcare and comparative
effectiveness. PHII has convened national ... invite you to participate in PHII's Webinar On comparative
Effectiveness , scheduled for Thursday, December ...
Joseph H. Kanter Family Foundation and eHealth Initiative Foundation Launch Partnership to Conduct Research on Health Outcomes, Comparative Effectiveness
... The need for independent outcomes and comparative
research has been trumpeted by many ... introduced a bill to create a
private Health Care comparative
Effectiveness Institute that would be
governed by ... evidence on medical care, including the comparative
of alternative treatments and ...
BCBSA: Time Is Right for Comparative Effectiveness Research Institute
... legislation that
would create a Healthcare comparative
Effectiveness Research Institute
funded through a ... the
incentives in today's healthcare system. comparative
will empower patients and ... administration, and other
stakeholders to make comparative
effectiveness research institute a
Foundation Awards $1.3 Million to Integrated Healthcare Association to Improve Medical Device Use
... (IHA) to implement statewide
collection of comparative
data, evaluate purchasing and payment ... the grant
allows IHA to:
-- Aggregate comparative
data for benchmarking quality and costs -- ... hospitals simply don't have evidence-based and comparative
they need to make sound medical device ...
Americans must consider cost and effectiveness when comparing and choosing medical interventions
... Information: An Essential Feature of a National comparative
Effectiveness Entity, published online today in ... would develop and disseminate evidence based on comparative
clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness in ... of this proposed entity to produce both comparative
clinical and cost-effective information.
Keck Futures Initiative awards $1M for 15 research projects
... of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
BIOGERONTOLOGY INITIATIVE - $75,000
These ... of animals. The scholars are pathologists, comparative
physiologists, methodologists, statisticians, and ... Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
CELLULAR BIOLOGY OF AGING - $100,000
Crossing the species line
... A recent article published in Developmental and comparative
Immunology ( www.elsevier.com/locate/devcompimm ... of the International Society of Developmental and comparative
Immunology (ISDCI), draws attention to the fact ... University in Blacksburg, USA (Developmental and comparative
Immunology, doi:10.1016/j.dci.2007.11.005) review ...
IDEXX Laboratories Announces Fourth Quarter Results
... - - - - - Non-GAAP comparative
measurements (3) $122,244 $ 96,351 49.9% ... - (4,830) - (0.07) Non-GAAP comparative
measurements (3) $ 25,593 $ 20,153 ... financial measures to evaluate the
financial performance. The specified items that ...
ConsumerLab.com Study On Revatrol NOT Based on Current Formulation - the Revatrol Sample Used Was More Than Nine Months Out-Of-Date, says Renaissance Health Publishing
... "I vehemently object to the ConsumerLab.com comparative
Revatrol, as its analysis is based on an ... remove Revatrol from its
November 13, 2007 comparative
study because it does not in any way
accurately ... purchased more than nine
(9) months ago for their comparative
study, and immediately take steps to
test the ...
ViroPharma Incorporated Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
... as compared to $65.4 million and $116.4 million for Vancocin only in the comparative
three and six month periods of 2008, respectively. This represents 25 ... cost of sales is $1.8 million that was previously deferred. In the comparative
periods in 2008, the Company only had cost of sales related to Vancocin. ...
Wyeth Reports Earnings Results for the 2009 Second Quarter and First Half and Raises Full Year 2009 Guidance
... fourth quarter of 2009.
Results of Operations
results of operations are as follows:
(In thousands except per ... items for the 2009 and 2008 second quarter and first half.
results of operations - as adjusted are as follows:
(In thousands ...
Physician groups support comparative effectiveness provisions in proposed legislation
... joined with two other physician groups to offer strong support for the comparative
Effectiveness Research (CER) provisions included in the Tri-Committee ... emanating from a trusted source and dedicated solely to the development of comparative
effectiveness research based on the best available science and through a ...
WellPoint's Contribution To Drug Formulary Evaluation Standards Highlighted in ISPOR Publication
... be pushed into a new realm as new evidence is generated from comparative
"Much of the existing research we have on ... medical costs, we need to know which approach works best and for whom. comparative
effectiveness research can provide additional evidence to be used in ...
Nation Takes a Big Step Toward Learning Which Medical Treatments Work Best, a Major Advance in Fixing Our Broken Health-Care System
... on 100 illnesses in its new report, "The Initial National Priorities for comparative
Effectiveness Research." This call to action comes on the heels of a $1.1 ... Disclosure Project said, "We commend the IOM for defining comparative
effectiveness research (CER) in a way that is patient-centered and for ...
National Hispanic Medical Association to Focus Health Reform on Health Disparities and Comparative Effectiveness Research
... Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) hosts a Congressional Briefing about comparative
Effectiveness Research (CER) and Health Disparities . The event, ... more efficient care options for the patient and his or her physician.
effectiveness research was recently supported in the American Recovery and ...
Massachusetts Health Quality Partners Awarded Consulting Contract for State Quality and Cost Reporting Initiative
... the contract has begun and includes developing a plan for the reporting of comparative
health care quality and cost information on the QCC website, ... across Massachusetts. Currently, MHQP publicly reports on statewide comparative
clinical quality data for 150 medical groups and patient experience ...
ConvaTec Launches New AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber
... and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) as demonstrated in vitro.(3) A comparative
in vitro testing of existing products showed new AQUACEL(R) Ag ribbon ... G0-AG-89
Kogan L, Moldavsky M, Szvalb S, Govrin-Yehudain J. comparative
study of Aquacel(R) and Silverol(R) treatment in burns. Ann Burns Fire ...
BELLUS Health reports results for first quarter of fiscal 2009
... this MD&A. All currency figures reported in this document, including comparative
figures, are reported in US dollars, unless otherwise specified. This ... denominated in Canadian dollars. Foreign exchange gains for the comparative
quarter include $924,000 of gain recognized on the reclassification of the ...
Wyeth Reports Earnings Results for the 2009 First Quarter
... items, of $3.33 to $3.53.
Results of Operations
results of operations are as follows:
(In thousands except per share ... certain significant items for the 2009 and 2008 first quarter.
results of operations - as adjusted are as follows:
(In thousands except ...
Conservative Alliance Outlines 6 Deal-Killers For National Health Reform
... interference in the practice of m edicine through a federal health board, comparative
effectiveness review or other government intrusions into medical ... present danger is that any centralized health board will use the cover of comparative
effectiveness findings to meet budgetary bottom lines, at the expense of ...
Dogs Help in Hunt for New Cancer Drugs
... so promising that the U.S. National Cancer Institute has established the comparative
Oncology Program to evaluate chemotherapy drugs in dogs.
And the first ... this aspect of research and treatment at the National Cancer Institute's comparative
Oncology Program .
SOURCES: Joseph A. Bauer, ....