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Author: Cynthia Bens

Date: March 15th, 2013

You are not alone! Comparative effectiveness research (CER) is a tool that can have a significant effect on those receiving health care, particularly older Americans. When used correctly, CER can help ensure that seniors facing illnesses receive the best care for their condition. However, many open questions remain around this critical issue.

Is CER influencing health care decision making? Which organizations are leaders in prioritizing, funding, and conducting research? Are the processes for conducting CER becoming more transparent? These are just a few of the topics explored in the third annual National Pharmaceutical Council survey of researchers, government officials, employers, payers and health care associations. The results of the survey will be discussed during an upcoming webinar with important thought leaders. To register for the webinar, visi t

A Tribute to a Great Scientist

Author: Dan Perry

Date: March 11th, 2008

FDA Needs More Funding to Fulfill Its Mission

Author: Cynthia Bens

Date: March 18th, 2008

Spending or Investing? -- The Silver Book & Innovation

Author: Lindsay Clarke

Date: March 26th, 2008

A Q & A with Prof. Pieter Kappetein from Medtronic

Author: Alliance Staff

Date: February 20th, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What Does It Mean for Older Adults?

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: January 19th, 2018

HROTW: Learn about Age-Related Macular Degeneration in 60 Seconds

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: December 20th, 2017

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