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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 Effectiveness Research: 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 effectiveness studies 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 Effectiveness To underscore the point that ... Washington D.C. campaign to raise awareness about comparative effectiveness. Poll Methodology The ...

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." comparative 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. "With comparative 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 effectiveness 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 effectiveness 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 effectiveness research will empower patients and ... administration, and other stakeholders to make comparative effectiveness research institute a reality." ...

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 data 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. The ...

Keck Futures Initiative awards $1M for 15 research projects

... of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas comparative BIOGERONTOLOGY INITIATIVE - $75,000 These ... of animals. The scholars are pathologists, comparative physiologists, methodologists, statisticians, and ... Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas THE comparative CELLULAR BIOLOGY OF AGING - $100,000 Mammalian ...

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 Company's comparative 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 study of 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 The comparative results of operations are as follows: (In thousands except per ... items for the 2009 and 2008 second quarter and first half. The comparative 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 effectiveness research. "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. comparative 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 The comparative results of operations are as follows: (In thousands except per share ... certain significant items for the 2009 and 2008 first quarter. The comparative 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, ....
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