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2014-07-02 16:25:01

BALTIMORE, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) has issued an Effectiveness Guidance Document (EGD) for Recommendations for Late Phase Drug Studies in Type 2 Diabetes. The EGD provides guidance for improving the design, conduct, and reporting of late phase (approval and post-approval) drug studies for patients with type 2 diabetes. The EGD includes specific recommendations for the design of prospective clinical studies that...

2014-06-30 16:26:25

--Messner, Houtsmuller to join executive team-- BALTIMORE, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CMTP today announced the promotion of Donna Messner, PhD, and Els Houtsmuller, PhD, who will both take on the roles of Vice President and Senior Research Director. "CMTP continues to find new opportunities to work with private, nonprofit and public partners to ensure that patients, clinicians, policymakers and payers have the evidence they need to make informed health decisions,"...

2014-06-23 12:28:23

BALTIMORE and BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medical Technology Policy's (CMTP) Green Park Collaborative (GPC) and the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) will co-host a web conference to explore the evidence needed to demonstrate effectiveness and value of new drugs to treat chronic hepatitis C infection. The web conference will take place Monday, July 7, at 12:00 pm EDT. Recently approved medications for hepatitis C have been the focus of...

2014-06-17 12:28:38

Regenstrief Institute joins ConvergeHEALTH's consortium to support a rapid-learning network NEW YORK and INDIANAPOLIS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte and the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. are announcing that Regenstrief, an internationally recognized informatics and health care research organization, has become a member of ConvergeHEALTH's real-world evidence and analytics consortium. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a Regenstrief...

2014-06-09 12:31:11

BALTIMORE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) welcomes Dr. Eleanor Perfetto, a Professor of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, to their Board of Directors. Dr. Perfetto joins Mark Gibson of the Center for Evidence-Based Policy, Peter Mazonson of ClearCost Health, Lawrence Sadwin, and CMTP CEO Sean Tunis as CMTP's current board members. "It's really now, more than ever, that...

2014-05-05 16:26:36

Former New York State Health Commissioner to Lead Southern California Clinical Operations PASADENA, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, the New York state commissioner of health, has joined Kaiser Permanente Southern California as senior vice president and chief operating officer for Clinical Operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO In this role, Dr. Shah will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of high-quality care and...

2014-03-24 12:25:06

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three peer-reviewed articles published in Value in Health offer important guidance to aid formulary decision-makers in evaluating certain types of comparative effectiveness research (CER) studies. The articles, developed by CER Collaborative members Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) and the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC), describe how to assess the...

2014-02-25 12:28:01

Researchers Tested Checklist to Assess if Research Is Good Enough to Support Decision-making WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the growing demand for information about comparative effectiveness and questions about the quality of research that will support future health care decision-making, a group of researchers led by Quintiles and the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) have developed and tested a checklist to evaluate the quality and usefulness of...

2014-02-05 12:28:51

Opportunities Are Part of Major Funding Push Totaling $1 Billion Over Next Two Years WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) today issued eight PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs) offering up to $206 million in support for a range of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research (CER) projects. The funding opportunities include the latest two to focus on specific high-impact topics and PCORI's first call for...

2014-01-10 08:24:25

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new contract of nearly $7 million will take advantage of Kaiser Permanente's pioneering expertise in health care research to build a data network aimed at improving patient outcomes in colorectal cancer, heart disease and obesity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) The Kaiser Permanente-led clinical data research network is one of 29 individual network projects that were approved for a total of $93.5...


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