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Press Releases

National Minority Quality Forum Announces Addition of PhRMA to Collaboration to Increase Diversity in Clinical Trials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gretchen C. Wartman Monday, July 08, 2013 Telephone: 202-223-7560   The National Minority Quality Forum (The Forum) announces that…

Summit Registration is Now Open

Invitation to Clinical Trial Colloquium

April 29, 2014 | Ritz-Carlton Hotel | Washington, DC | 9 AM – 2 PM TO REGISTER: Please send an email with your name, title and professional affiliation…

Commentary

The Democratization of Health Care: The Specialty Tier Example

The Democratization of Health Care: The Specialty Tier Example

Huffington Post: 12/18/2013 If I mentioned “specialty tier” to you, would you have any idea what I was talking about? Specialty tiers are seldom considered in everyday conversation, but…

The Democratization of Health Care: The Quest for Sustainability

The Democratization of Health Care: The Quest for Sustainability

Huffington Post: 11/05/2013 Google has announced another moon-shot project: Calico – setting a course to solve the riddles of aging and death. Whether Calico succeeds in its quest or not, it…

The Democratization of Health Care: Advancing the Analog to Digital Medicine Evolution

The Democratization of Health Care: Advancing the Analog to Digital Medicine Evolution

The Huffington Post:  07/11/2013 pm Imagine the upheaval in our economy — on manufacturers, on jobs, on wages, on the availability of consumable goods — if, with the…

Initiatives

The Clinical Trial Engagement Network

The Clinical Trial Engagement Network

The Clinical Trial Engagement Network will serve as the healthcare industry resource addressing a critical need in drug research – improving the representation of diverse populations,…

General News

Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators: Progress Update

Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators: Progress Update

Healthy People. gov: 4/8/14 The Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) are a select subset of…

Clinical Trial News

Closing The Diversity Gap In Clinical Trials

Closing The Diversity Gap In Clinical Trials

 Forbes: 4/09/2014 Clinical trials are at the heart of the process for bringing new medicines to patients.…

Diabetes News

Estimating the Delay Between Onset and Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes From the Time Course of Retinopathy Prevalence

Estimating the Delay Between Onset and Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes From the Time Course of Retinopathy Prevalence

Diabetes Care April 4, 2014 OBJECTIVE By correlating known diabetes duration with the prevalence of retinopathy, more than…

Medicare News

Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier

Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier

CMS: 4/9/14 As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to make our healthcare system more transparent,…