BALTIMORE, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senior leaders from Baltimore-based Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) will be presenting at the ISPOR 17th Annual International Meeting. CMTP President and CEO Sean Tunis is the Program Chair for this year's meeting and will be giving introductory remarks as well as the opening plenary session "Comparing the Effectiveness of New Drugs: Should the FDA be Asking 'Does it work' or 'Does it Work Better'?". Dr. Tunis is a discussion leader at the workshop "Developing Guidance from HTA and Coverage Bodies to Inform Clinical Trial Design: The Green Park Collaborative" and also participating in several issue panels throughout the conference.
CMTP Vice President of Programs Penny Mohr and Research Director Donna Messner will be instructing a short course "Pragmatic Trials in Comparative Effectiveness Research". Senior Research Director Patricia Deverka will present research podium presentation "A Framework for Stakeholder Engagement in Comparative Effectiveness Research" and moderate issue panel "Patient-Reported Outcomes and Patient Preference Research Issues".
For a full listing of CMTP presentations and times, visit www.cmtpnet.org
For additional information on the ISPOR Meeting, visit www.ispor.org
CMTP is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that works to improve the quality, relevance, and efficiency of health care research. CMTP provides a trusted forum in which a broad range of stakeholders can collaborate to identify important research questions, design appropriate studies, and develop innovative partnerships to implement these studies. CMTP's mission is to improve public health through knowledge and innovation.
SOURCE Center for Medical Technology Policy