Right Care, Right Patient, Right Time: The Role of Comparative Effectiveness Research

This briefing will inform attendees about the purpose and perspectives surrounding comparative effectiveness research, including how researchers conduct CER studies and how various stakeholders may utilize the results. Panelists will also explore the current CER policy landscape. Lunch and networking will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Public Briefing

It’s no secret that the practice of medicine is complex. Comparative effectiveness research (CER) has offered an approach to evaluate the outcomes of different health care methods and identify which treatments matter most to patients. Comparative effectiveness research has the potential to inform broader health care policy conversations on value, costs, and delivery system reform. This briefing will inform attendees about the purpose and perspectives surrounding comparative effectiveness research, including how researchers conduct CER studies and how various stakeholders may utilize the results. Panelists will also explore the current CER policy landscape.

Panelists

  • Alfiee M. Breland-Noble, Ph.D., MHSc, Project Director, African American Knowledge Optimized for Mindfully-Healthy Adolescents (AAKOMA), Center for Trauma and the Community, Georgetown Medical Center
  • John Bulger, D.O., MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Geisinger Health Plan
  • Eleanor Perfetto, M.S., Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, National Health Council
  • Sean Tunis, M.D., M.Sc., Founder and Senior Strategic Advisor, Center for Medical Technology Policy
  • Gail R. Wilensky, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Project HOPE

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This event was made possible by a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award.