SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctor Evidence, a global medical evidence software and services company, announced this week that the company will be working with CVS Health to help support evidence gathering for the formulary decision-making process. As part of an ongoing effort to provide the greatest value to its clients and their members, CVS Health has identified Doctor Evidence as an organization whose adherence to the highest methodological criteria will bring increased agility to its formulary process.
With the rapid advancement of health technologies and specialty therapies, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees are faced with a deluge of evidence, and short time frames for synthesis and review when considering coverage for expanded indications or introducing new therapies. Doctor Evidence's best-in-class tools help ensure the highest quality and most current evidence is available for these committees. Through GROWTH (Guidelines & Research Organizations Worldwide for Transparency & Harmonization, GROWTHevidence.com), Doctor Evidence will provide the CVS Caremark National Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee with digital data and tools to efficiently perform comparative effectiveness research using the highly sophisticated analytics available within the Doctor Evidence platforms.
"Doctor Evidence is pleased to be working with CVS Health to support their efforts to ensure the most current and relevant data is readily available to their P&T Committee," affirmed Robert Battista, MBA, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Doctor Evidence. "Doctor Evidence will bring the highest quality research evidence to bear and we strongly encourage manufacturers of new or modified treatments to ensure their published studies are represented in the Doctor Evidence library."
About Doctor Evidence Doctor Evidence, LLC, founded in 2004, is a leader in technological solutions for evidence-based medicine reviews and analysis with a mission to provide stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem with the most timely and relevant medical evidence and related analytics to make and inform the best clinical decisions. Doctor Evidence is best known for its proprietary Digital Outcome Conversion (DOC™) platform and its rigorous methodology of extracting clinical data from static, unstructured sources, including published studies, epidemiological databases, drug label and creating dynamic, scientifically-curated data hubs. The digitized data can be pooled and analyzed to support the development of evidence-based clinical practice guideline recommendations, systematic reviews, and health technology assessments, regulatory and policy submissions. The company's goal is to support efforts of healthcare providers, healthcare professionals and patients to gain access to important evidence-based knowledge and to improve the health and wellbeing of patients worldwide. Doctor Evidence is a global company headquartered in Santa Monica, California. For more information on Doctor Evidence innovations, please visit http://www.drevidence.com and http://growthevidence.com/.