The PhRMA Foundation continues to host special events, featuring speakers and panels that explore topics of importance in biopharmaceutical research. Visit the links below to learn more.
Fall 2021 | Patient Centered Outcomes Webinar Series
Foundation Hosts Successful Fall 2021 Webinar Series: Advancing Patient-Centered Outcomes and Impacts in Value Assessment
Content is now available online from the virtual three-part webinar series hosted by the PhRMA Foundation this fall that focused on enhancing patient-centricity in value and health technology assessments (V/HTA).
Webinar attendees had the opportunity to hear leading health care economists, health outcomes researchers and patient advocates discuss how best to prioritize patient-centered outcomes and ensure inclusive patient engagement in value assessment research.
Content from the first two webinars, held Sept. 17 and Nov. 12, can be accessed at the links below. Content from the final webinar, held Dec. 10, will be available soon.
Webinar 3, December 10, 2021 (2 hours): Looking Forward: Opportunities Towards a Collaborative Research Agenda for Patient-Centered Evidence Generation and Broad Impact Beyond Current Models.
Webinar 2, November 12, 2021 (90 minutes): Spotlight on current and emerging approaches and methods to enhance patient-centricity and inclusive patient engagement in value assessment.
Webinar 1, September 17, 2021 (60 minutes): History, current landscape, and gaps to advancing patient-centered outcomes and inclusive patient engagement in value assessment.
Please visit our complete program and agenda for each session to learn more.
October 18, 2021 | Society for Medical Decision Making 43rd Annual Conference
Summary: The challenges of COVID-19 brought the crucial work of our nation’s scientists to the forefront and highlighted the need to address racial inequity in health care.
The winners of the PhRMA Foundation Challenge Award titled How can value assessment methods and processes better account for populations that are typically underrepresented in research and drivers of health disparities? presented their winning papers during SMDM’s 43rd Annual Conference. You may watch the recorded portion of their presentation HERE.
- Eberechukwu Onukwugha, MS, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (Moderator)
- Eline van den Broek-Altenburg, PhD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Radiology and Vice-Chair of Population Health Science, University of Vermont Medical Center
- Surachat Ngorsuraches, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Outcomes Research and Policy, Harrison School of Pharmacy, Auburn University
- Karaoke “Karam” Diaby, PhD, MSc, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
- Leticia R. Moczygemba, PharmD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice Division at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy (at Austin)
Summary: Health policy makers and research leaders discussed the useful tools and findings PhRMA Foundation grant recipients are developing to overcome shortcomings of current approaches to value assessment. The conference illustrated the connection between value assessment research and the practical applications to support and strengthen the decision-making process within the U.S. health care system.
Summary: Health policy makers and research leaders discussed the impact of new trends in digital technologies and advanced data analysis on precision medicine and implications for regulatory decision-making.
Summary: Health care leaders gathered to discuss emerging trends in precision medicine and impacts on regulatory decision-making. Particular focus was placed on 3D printing of medical products, combined with cell-based products (combination and Tissue Engineering/Regenerative Medicine products) and technologies and approaches that integrate and analyze genomic, proteomic, metabolomic, and/or epigenetic data for precision medicine.
Summary: Health care leaders and institutions that are identifying transformative solutions to measure value in health care and advance a value-driven health care system were honored with special awards. Four organizations were highlighted.
Summary: Seventy national health care experts gathered to discuss trends and highlights in Comparative Effectiveness and Patient Centered Outcomes research.
Summary: Diverse health care stakeholders gathered to discuss strategies for improving medication adherence and overall health outcomes.