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Assessing Value: Promise & Pitfalls

September 29, 2016 I Washington, DC 20001

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) will bring together health care stakeholders on September 29 for a conference, Assessing Value: Promise & Pitfalls, to examine one of the most controversial issues in health care today: how to measure the value of a medical treatment and its impact on patient care. An overview, the full agenda, details on loding & travel, as well as conference co-sponsors is available below. 

In-person attendance is at capacity. To watch via Livestream, please click on the REGISTER NOW button in the upper right corner. If you have already registered for the event, you should have received an email with the online broadcast information

NPC has consulted with the House and Senate Ethics Committees regarding this event, which is structured as a “widely-attended event” in compliance with House and Senate gift rules. 

You also may follow the event on Twitter using #npcvalueconf and NPC at @npcnow.

The Liaison Capitol Hill
415 New Jersey Ave., NW
Metropolitan Ballroom (Lobby Level)
Washington, DC 20001

Value assessment frameworks are a new and evolving field, and they have the potential to have a tremendous impact on patient treatment decisions, as well as on coverage and reimbursement decisions. These frameworks emerged in the United States in response to multiple factors, including an increased focus on patient-centered care, alternative payment models intended to incentivize health care value, and public attention on new high-priced therapies.

While the current value assessment frameworks have much to teach us, initial comparisons of these frameworks highlight the important differences and analytic challenges that still remain. Continued improvements are necessary to address the different perspectives inherent in assessing value.

During the conference, we will share research that evaluates how existing frameworks align with NPC’s Guiding Practices for Patient-Centered Value Assessment as well as the Current Landscape: Value Assessment Frameworks, and explore the variable outputs from multiple myeloma treatment assessments conducted using four different frameworks. A broad range of stakeholders will share their perspectives on the research, uncovering the lessons learned to date and how best to advance the field of value assessment.

8:30 am
Continental Breakfast and Registration Open

9:00 am
Welcome and Opening Comments

  • Dan Leonard, MA, President, National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) (@npcnow, @naptwndan)

9:15 am
Framing the Discussion: Why Assessing Value Is Important & Why It’s Important to Do It Right

9:45 am
Presentation of Research: Moving Value Frameworks from Fledgling to Functional 

10:15 am
Break

10:30 am
Panel Discussion: Moving Value Frameworks from Fledgling to Functional

  • Moderator:Cliff Goodman, PhD, Senior Vice President and Director, Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research, Lewin Group (@TheLewinGroup)
    PDF iconCase_Study_MultipleMyeloma.pdf

  • Peter J. Neumann, ScD, Director, Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine (@Tufts_ICRHPS, @PeterNeumann11)

  • Josh Ofman, MD, MSHS, Senior Vice President, Global Value, Access & Policy, Amgen (@Amgen)

  • Eleanor M. Perfetto, PhD, MD, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, National Health Council (@NHCouncil)

  • Michael Sherman, MD, MBA, MS, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (@HarvardPilgrim)

11:45 am
Lunch

12:30 pm
Presentation of Research: Why Four Frameworks (Should) Arrive at Different Conclusions: A Case Study of Multiple Myeloma Reviews

  • Cliff Goodman, PhD, Senior Vice President and Director, Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research, Lewin Group (@TheLewinGroup)

1:00 pm
Break

1:10 pm
Framework Developers Panel Discussion: Why Four Frameworks (Should) Arrive at Different Conclusions: A Case Study of Multiple Myeloma Reviews

  • Moderator:Cliff Goodman, PhD, Senior Vice President and Director, Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research, Lewin Group (@TheLewinGroup)

  • Robert (Bob) W. Carlson, MD, Chief Executive Officer, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (@NCCNnews)

  • Anna Kaltenboeck, Program Director and Senior Health Economist, Center of Health Policy Outcomes, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (@sloan_kettering)

  • Steven (Steve) D. Pearson, MD, MSc, Founder and President, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (@icer_review)

  • Lowell E. Schnipper, MD, Theodore and Evelyn Berenson Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Clinical Director, Cancer Center, Chief, Hematology-Oncology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (@harvardmed, @bidmcnews)

2:20 pm
Break

2:30 pm
Stakeholders Panel Discussion: Why Four Frameworks (Should) Arrive at Different Conclusions: A Case Study of Multiple Myeloma Reviews

  • Moderator:Robert (Bobby) W. Dubois, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President & Chief Science Officer, NPC (@npcnow, @robertwdubois)

  • Roy Beveridge, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Humana (@Humana)

  • Gwen Darien, Executive Vice President for Patient Advocacy, National Patient Advocate Foundation (@NPAF_tweets, @GDarienCRmag)

  • Shelley Fuld Nasso, MPP, Chief Executive Officer, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (@sfuldnasso, @canceradvocacy)

  • Stephen J. Noga, MD, PhD, Senior Medical Director for Global Medical Affairs, Takeda Oncology (@takedaoncology)

 3:40 pm
Closing Remarks

4:00 pm
Adjourn

LODGING

Please note: NPC does not have a designated room block for the conference; individuals are asked to make their own accommodations.

A list of hotels within a 5-10 minute drive of the conference site is provided below. 

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20001
Tel: +1-202-737-1234

Hotel George, A Kimpton Hotel
15 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Tel: +1-202-347-4200; Toll Free: +1-800-546-7866

Grand Hyatt
1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Tel: +1-202-582-1234; Toll Free: +1-888-591-1234

Renaissance Washington-DC Downtown
999 Ninth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Tel: +1-202-898-9000; Toll Free: +1-888 236 2427

Hotel Monaco, A Kimpton Hotel
700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004
Tel: +1-202-628-7177; Toll Free: +1-800-649-1202

JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20004
Tel: +1-202-393-2000; 1-800-393-2503

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
1127 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Tel: +1-202-347-3000; Toll Free: +1-800-228-7697

Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street, NWm Washington, DC 20005
Tel: +1-202-737-2200; Toll Free: 1-800-393-2150

Hamilton, A Crowne Plaza Hotel
1001 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Tel: +1-202-682-2011

Hilton Garden Inn
815 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Tel: +1-202-783-7800; Toll Free: 1-800-445-8667

AIR TRAVEL
Washington, DC airports (with approximate travel times to conference site, pending traffic):

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - approximately 20 minutes 
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) - approximately 45 minutes
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) - approximately 75 minutes

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

The Liaison Capitol Hill is a 7-10 minute walk or a 5 minute drive from Washington DC - Union Station (WAS) AMTRAK and Union Station Metrorail (Red Line).

Due to the Washington Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (WMATA) SafeTrack Metrorail repairs, please review metro schedules in advance and allow extra time for travel. Metro Trip Planner

PARKING

Self parking is available at The Liaison Capitol Hill.  Parking fees range from $14 - $21 depending on arrival and departure times.

 

Questions? Contact:

Tanya Bailey
Membership & Meetings Associate
202-827-2092
tbailey@npcnow.org

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