Bloomberg Government and PIPC Host CER Forum
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC) and Bloomberg Government will co-host “Achieving Patient-Centered CER: Looking Ahead to 2013″ a forum on how implementation of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research (CER) is progressing at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) on Friday, December 14, from 10 am – 12 noon at the Capitol Visitor Center. Brian Rye, healthcare analyst with Bloomberg Government, will moderate a panel discussion with health care leaders on advancing patient-centered CER, followed by a keynote speech by Dr. Joe Selby, the executive director of PCORI.
PIPC has been a strong advocate for patient-centered CER and has been dedicated to supporting PCORI’s successful implementation. The keystone of PCORI’s work is producing and promoting comparative clinical effectiveness research that is responsive to the research gaps identified by patients, physicians, and providers, with the ultimate goal of helping people make better informed healthcare decisions. Bloomberg Government and PIPC are holding this forum to discuss how CER is progressing at PCORI, with focused attention on how input from stakeholders, including patients and providers, is being incorporated in a meaningful way in PCORI’s research priorities.
Breakfast will be provided.
WHEN: Friday, December 14, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. WHERE: Capitol Visitor Center SVC 209-08 United States Capitol Washington, DC 20004 WHO: Dr. Joe Selby, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (keynote) The Honorable Tony Coelho, Partnership to Improve Patient Care Brian Rye, Bloomberg Government (moderator) Marc M. Boutin, Esq., National Health Council Donna R Cryer, J.D., Patient Advocate Mark Horn, M.D., Target Health David Introcaso, Ph.D, Healthcare Policy Consultant RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on PIPC, visit http://www.improvepatientcare.org.
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SOURCE Partnership to Improve Patient Care