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Private Payer Participation In Coverage With Evidence Development: A Case Study

March 17, 2017  /  Comparative Effectiveness, Public Health

Driven by the escalating costs of both health care delivery and research, the concept of health care value is of increasing interest to both payers and providers.

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First PCORI studies on improving care are done, but where are the results?

May 1, 2015  /  Comparative Effectiveness, Public Health

The Affordable Care Act created an independent organization to support research that assesses which healthcare interventions are most effective. But three years after it started funding studies, there’s no central repository of results or a clear strategy for making sure the knowledge reaches the clinicians it’s intended to influence.

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Lack of standard data model poses hindrance to PCORI ‘network of networks’

March 13, 2015  /  Comparative Effectiveness, Public Health

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is operating in accordance with requirements of the Affordable Care Act, but the lack of a standard data model poses a hindrance to plans to develop a “network of networks” to further comparative effectiveness research (CER).

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PCORI explains how it will release comparative-effectiveness findings

March 5, 2015  /  Comparative Effectiveness, Public Health

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), a not-for-profit organization tasked by Congress to conduct comparative-effectiveness research, finalized the way it plans to make public the findings of the studies it is funding.

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PCORI wades into controversy over effective but high-priced hepatitis drugs

December 18, 2014  /  Comparative Effectiveness, Public Health

A not-for-profit organization created and funded by the healthcare reform law plans to spend up to $50 million to pay for comparative effectiveness research for hepatitis C treatments just weeks before the third drug in a new breed of treatment regimens is expected to be approved.

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PCORI Board Approves $102 Million in Support for 46 New Research Projects

October 4, 2014  /  Comparative Effectiveness, Public Health

Awards include targeted studies on effectiveness of transitional care services and obesity treatment.

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Reform Update: PCORI under fire as it prepares to accept new proposals

August 4, 2014  /  Comparative Effectiveness, Public Health

With the government’s comparative-effectiveness research grant machine finally in full operation, critics are beginning to question whether the program still has the capacity to promote significant change.

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Report Says PCORI Is Falling Short, Should Step Up Investment in CER

February 5, 2014  /  Comparative Effectiveness, Public Health

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is falling short of its mission and should increase its investment in comparative effectiveness research (CER), according to a report released Jan. 24 by the Center for American Progress (CAP).

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PCORI To Dole Out $1B for Comparative Effectiveness Research

November 19, 2013  /  Comparative Effectiveness

On Monday, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s board of governors approved a plan to disburse more than $1 billion over the next two years to fund comparative effectiveness research.

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Payers Slow to Use Comparative Research Data

September 19, 2013  /  Comparative Effectiveness

Comparative effectiveness research is becoming more prevalent, but payers have been slow to use the data it generates, health policy experts said.

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