Sean Tunis Testifies for House Subcommittee Hearing on "21st Century Cures: The PCAST Report on Drug Innovation"
May 20, 2014Sean Tunis provided testimony to the US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing on 21st Century Cures: The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report on Drug Innovation."
Debating the Evidence of Pharmacogenetic Testing
March 20, 2014Pat Deverka, MD, MS participated in a debate entitled “Debating About the Evidence for Clinical Utility of Pharmacogenetic Testing” at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) 2014 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.
Stakeholder Defined Research
February 6, 2014Pat Deverka gave this presentation as part of EPG Grand Rounds at the University of Maryland. The presentation served to educate the team about the value of stakeholder engagement in fulfilling the objectives of CER, with a call to include SE in research funding requests, and integrate SE into research.
PCORnet PPRN Partner Meeting
January 22, 2014CMTP was an active partner at this workshop hosted by PCORI for its Patient-Powered Research Network (PPRN) partners. The goal of the workshop was to provide PPRN partners with a forum to share resources, address concerns, and foster the creation of a high-performing, patient-powered collaborative. Sean Tunis was a speaker…
PCORnet Kickoff Meeting
January 21, 2014This January 2014 event launched the development of a clinical research network aimed at delivering high quality care through patient-centered outcomes research. This was the first opportunity for PCORnet Partners to meet and begin exchanging ideas, strategies and best practices for scaling up effectiveness research focusing on interventional trials and observational…
Green Park Collaborative Annual Meeting Presentation
November 12, 2013These slides were shared at the Green Park Collaborative Annual Meeting in November 2013. This link includes all presentations given at the one-day meeting, from CMTP staff including Sean Tunis, Pat Deverka and Donna Messner, along with other GPC-USA leaders and participants.
NIH Collaboratory Stakeholder Advisory Group
July 12, 2013CMTP is leading the Stakeholder Engagement Core for the NIH Collaboratory and has formed a Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG). As part of NIH Grand Rounds, Sean Tunis presented on the results of the first SAG meeting, which explored alternate approaches to informed consent and engaging patients, providers and health care…
Bending the Cost Curve Through Comparative Effectiveness Research
June 2, 2012Sean Tunis gave this presentation at ASCO 2012. It summarizes how CER can help provide better information about the costs and benefits of different treatment options, which when combined with the right incentives, can reduce the cost of healthcare.
Opportunities and Challenges for Comparative Effectiveness Pragmatic Clinical Trials in Europe
November 7, 2011Donna Messner was part of this panel session at the 14th Annual European Congress of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. Other participants were Marc L. Berger, David Price, and Finn Børlum Kristensen.
Comparative Effectiveness Research: Background, Priorities, and Methods
July 10, 2009Sean Tunis's presentation on July 10, 2009, served as an informative introduction to comparative effectiveness research. Tunis cited coverage with evidence development, methodological guidance, and pragmatic clinical trials as essential tools and strategies for conducting comparative effectiveness research.
Coverage with Evidence Development: A Case Study
June 23, 2009Sean Tunis gave a presentation in June 2009 at the Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) annual conference in Singapore. The case study presentation revealed that timing, methodology, stakeholder ambivalence, funding, and interest are significant CED factors.
Engaging Decision Makers in Comparative Effectiveness Research
July 11, 2008Sean Tunis gave a presentation at the US Cochrane Center Conference on Priority Setting for Systematic Reviews on July 11, 2008. Tunis's presentation emphasized the need to include patients, clinicians, payers, and policy makers in comparative effectiveness research.
A Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Designing Studies of Emerging Medical Technologies
October 23, 2007Donna Shaffer gave a presentation at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Medical Leadership Forum in October of 2007 on CMTP’s goals, objectives, and pilot projects. Shaffer provided an overview on CMTP's current research model and introduced a new model that focused on decision-based evidence-making, multi-stakeholder workgroups, and comparative effectiveness…