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Nov 12, 2020, 08:00 ET Bristol Myers Squibb's Michael L. Ryan Elected National Pharmaceutical Council Board Chair

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Michael L. Ryan, PharmD, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Value, Access, Pricing and...


Sep 01, 2020, 08:12 ET National Pharmaceutical Council Names Dr. Robert Dubois as Interim President and CEO

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced the appointment of Robert Dubois, MD, PhD, as its interim president and CEO. The NPC Board...


Aug 25, 2020, 06:15 ET National Pharmaceutical Council Announces Departure of President and CEO Dan Leonard

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Dan Leonard will be stepping down as president and CEO, effective September 4. "Under...


Nov 13, 2019, 08:00 ET Johnson & Johnson's Blasine Penkowski Elected National Pharmaceutical Council Board Chair

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Blasine Penkowski, MBA, Chief Strategic Customer Officer of Johnson & Johnson Health...


Feb 21, 2019, 12:38 ET National Pharmaceutical Council and Discern Health Outline Strategies For Improving Patient-Reported Measures in Oncology

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) and Discern Health today released a study that analyzes the landscape of available patient-reported...


Nov 28, 2018, 08:00 ET Celgene EVP Richard Bagger Elected National Pharmaceutical Council Board Chair

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Richard H. Bagger, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Market Access,...


Jul 19, 2018, 08:30 ET National Pharmaceutical Council and Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy Announce New Health Policy Fellow

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) and Duke University's Robert J. Margolis, MD, Center for Health Policy today announced that Taruja...


Jul 09, 2018, 17:49 ET Study of U.S. Commercial Health Plans Shows Widespread Variation in Coverage and Reimbursement for Specialty Medicines

A new study published in the July issue of Health Affairs shows that insurance coverage and reimbursement for specialty medications varies...


Mar 06, 2018, 08:30 ET National Pharmaceutical Council Welcomes Four Biopharmaceutical Companies as Members

The National Pharmaceutical Council, a health policy research organization based in Washington, DC, today welcomed four biopharmaceutical companies...


Feb 01, 2018, 07:05 ET National Pharmaceutical Council Launches Going Below the Surface, a Research Initiative to Explore the Different Dimensions of Health Care Spending

The National Pharmaceutical Council today launched Going Below the Surface—a new research-first initiative intended to engage stakeholders across the ...


Nov 03, 2017, 12:23 ET Mark Nagy Elected National Pharmaceutical Council's Chairman of the Board

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Mark J. Nagy, Vice President, Global Patient Outcomes and Real World Evidence, Eli...


Oct 25, 2017, 08:00 ET Study Finds Disconnect Between Employers and PBMs Over Transparency, Rebates, Value and Contracts

According to a new study conducted by Benfield, a division of Gallagher Benefit Services, on behalf of the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC),...


Jun 01, 2017, 13:28 ET Accountable Care Organizations Have Made Progress Toward Optimizing Medication Use, But Still Face Challenges

The use of medications is an important part of helping accountable care organizations (ACOs) meet quality measures and improve patient outcomes, but...


Apr 04, 2017, 10:45 ET National Pharmaceutical Council, Discern Health Outline Ways to Improve Oncology Quality Measurement in Accountable Care

The National Pharmaceutical Council and Discern Health today released a white paper analyzing the gaps in accountable care quality measure sets for...


Mar 28, 2017, 07:30 ET Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Joins National Pharmaceutical Council

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. has joined the health policy research organization as...


Feb 08, 2017, 16:04 ET New Study Probes Stakeholder Attitudes on Ethics and Fairness of Cost-Sharing To Steer Appropriate Medication Use

Patients who have the same condition sometimes pay different out-of-pocket costs for their medications, but when is this differential fair? Payers,...


Jan 30, 2017, 09:01 ET New Study Outlines Gaps, Offers Strategies to Improve Oncology Quality Measures

Gaps in the quality measures used by accountable care programs to assess cancer care may obscure problems in care delivery and lead to missed...


Nov 04, 2016, 12:26 ET Amgen's Dr. Joshua Ofman Elected Chairman of National Pharmaceutical Council's Board of Directors

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) Board of Directors today elected Joshua Ofman, MD, MSHS, Senior Vice President of Global Value, Access &...


Oct 25, 2016, 08:15 ET National Pharmaceutical Council Welcomes EMD Serono to Its Membership

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today welcomed EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in the U.S....


Sep 20, 2016, 04:26 ET Health Affairs Article Highlights Benefit of Reducing Low Value Health Care

A post published today on the Health Affairs Blog brings to light the importance in reducing low value health care in the United States. According to ...


Sep 15, 2016, 01:12 ET National Pharmaceutical Council to Host Conference On Measuring Health Care Value and Impact on Patient Care

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) will bring together health care stakeholders on September 29 for a conference, "Assessing Value: Promise...


Jul 12, 2016, 03:52 ET National Pharmaceutical Council and Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics at the University of Southern California Name New Health Policy Fellow

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC), in conjunction with the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics at the University of...


Jun 23, 2016, 07:30 ET National Pharmaceutical Council Welcomes Mallinckrodt as Its Newest Member

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals has joined the health policy research organization as its ...


Mar 14, 2016, 03:54 ET NPC Stakeholder Survey: Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research On Health Care Decision-Making Still Three to Five Years in the Future

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today released the results of its annual survey of stakeholder views on comparative effectiveness research...


Jan 20, 2016, 12:59 ET Analysis Group and the National Pharmaceutical Council Publish New Study Examining Benefits and Current Limitations of Care Pathways

A new, peer-reviewed study examining care pathways found both strengths and areas of concern surrounding the current development and implementation...