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NPC and Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy name Salama Freed as 2020-22 health policy fellow

NPC and Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy name Salama Freed as 2020-22 health policy fellow

WASHINGTON — The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) and Duke University’s Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy announced that Salama Freed, has been named the 2020-22 post-doctoral health policy fellow. The two-year fellowship position, based in Washington, D.C., is designed to bridge a persistent gap between health research and policy analysis. Dr. Freed is

PQA and NPC fund two research projects to address medication access barriers

PQA and NPC fund two research projects to address medication access barriers

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) announced two research grants to address barriers patients face in accessing needed medications. Researchers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Rhode Island have each received a grant to study patients’ real-world medication access problems. The projects will leverage

PQA and NPC seek research proposals to address medication access barriers

PQA and NPC seek research proposals to address medication access barriers

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) announced Tuesday a request for proposals (RFP) for research projects that address barriers to medication access. The organizations are interested in commissioning research that explores quality measurement targeting improved medication access, the impact of social determinants of health and other factors on

Best ideas aren’t always (or often) from Washington

Best ideas aren’t always (or often) from Washington

Earlier this spring, the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) partnered with the Healthcare Leadership Council to hold town hall meetings in Raleigh, N.C., and Nashville. We asked health care leaders in those communities what really matters to them. Participants focused on the top of the health care funnel: prevention. Many thoughtful participants in those rooms felt

NPC releases new study for improving patient-reported measures in oncology

NPC releases new study for improving patient-reported measures in oncology

WASHINGTON — The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) and Discern Health Thursday released a study that analyzes the landscape of available patient-reported measures (PRMs) and patient-reported performance measures (PR-PMs) in oncology and offers recommendations for filling gaps in measures and removing barriers to measure implementation. The study, “Improving Patient- reported Measures in Oncology,” builds on previous

NPC’s Dubois named to Health Affairs Council on health care spending

NPC’s Dubois named to Health Affairs Council on health care spending

WASHINGTON — Leading health policy journal Health Affairs today announced the members of its Council on Health Care Spending and Value, a group of diverse health care thought leaders focused on examining the different drivers of health care spending. The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) is proud that NPC chief science officer and executive vice president