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2014-03-18 23:00:31

Bringing Together Patients, Payers and Product Developers Horsham, Pa. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 DIA and the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution will host “A Model of Patient, Payer, and Product Developer Collaboration to Support Innovating for Value” April 22 to 23 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference will highlight the perspectives and outcomes most relevant to patient communities: reimbursement requirements...

2014-03-05 08:30:17

Former CMS Administrator and FDA Commissioner to provide strategic insights as company grows to meet national demand for innovative healthcare analytics ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArborMetrix, Inc., a leading provider of real-time healthcare analytics, announced today that Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D, M.P.A., a senior fellow and director of the Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative at the Brookings Institution, is joining its Board of Directors....

2014-03-04 08:31:49

Forum discusses how to better prepare clinicians in healthcare economics, delivery systems and reforms. Announces collaboration with Khan Academy for free online courses. MARINA DEL REY, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Richard Merkin Initiative on Payment Reform and Clinical Leadership and the Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, sponsored a forum discussing the role of policy, education, online tutorials, media and social...

2013-11-27 08:25:29

Forum explores next steps in Medicare Payment Reform MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Richard Merkin Initiative on Payment Reform and Clinical Leadership and the Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, sponsored a forum exploring the urgent need for Medicare physician payment reform and next steps on November 19, 2013. (http://www.brookings.edu/events/2013/11/19-medicare-physician-payment-reform#lightboxDiv)...

2013-10-09 23:02:11

Understanding and Anticipating Payer Requirements Is Essential for Successful Product Launches HORSHAM, Pa. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 DIA will partner with the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution to engage stakeholder groups to identify promising approaches for communication among patients, payers and product developers throughout the product life cycle to define value, advance innovation and improve quality in the health care system. This first-ever...

2013-07-23 08:28:10

Report shows international community has a mixed track record of applying the principle when mass violence is threatened or occurs WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report co-authored by former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and former Presidential Special Envoy to Sudan Richard S. Williamson, concludes that the United States ought to work to strengthen implementation of the doctrine of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), in order to better protect...

2013-06-25 08:28:00

From Baltimore to St. Louis to Detroit, no silver bullets CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Enduring assets such as downtowns, parks, transit systems, and academic and cultural institutions are the key to revitalization for struggling industrial cities like Baltimore, St. Louis, and Detroit, says a new report published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. In an analysis of 18 cities facing manufacturing decline and population loss, Alan Mallach and Lavea...

2013-05-20 16:23:53

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) applauds the new book released today by the Brookings Institution. Confronting Suburban Poverty in America details how family poverty has spread beyond traditional urban boundaries and calls for public policies to address these new realities. The book, which was researched and written by Elizabeth Kneebone, a fellow at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, and Alan Berube, a...

2013-04-22 12:30:04

Researchers Detail Experience and Reforms from India to China to Brazil CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 22 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new book published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy spells out needed reforms in the governance of metropolitan regions in developing countries -- the major cities that are engines of economic growth and booming centers of rapidly increasing population. Financing Metropolitan Governments in Developing Countries, edited by Roy W. Bahl, founding...

2013-02-06 12:20:19

Part I: Budgeting for a Modern Military (February 22, 2013)Part II: Addressing Entitlements, Taxation, and Revenues (February 26, 2013) WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soon after President Obama delivers his budget for fiscal year 2014, The Hamilton Project at Brookings will host a two-part budget series on February 22 and February 26 in Washington, DC to inject 15 specific, independent ideas into long-standing debates over national security spending, tax reform, our...