Sen. Baucus to Keynote PIPC Forum on Delivering Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC) will host “Delivering on Patient-Centered CER” a forum on the next steps in achieving patient-centered comparative effectiveness research (CER) on Thursday, July 22 at the Reserve Officers Association in Washington, DC. Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, will give a keynote speech, followed by a panel of health care leaders providing insight on advancing patient-centered CER through implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The CER provisions of the Affordable Care Act create a new Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and provide a road map for launching a program of patient-centered CER. Sen. Baucus and leaders representing patients, physicians and people with disabilities will provide insight on what’s next in implementing CER.

Breakfast will be provided.



Thursday, July 22, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



The Reserve Officers Association

One Constitution Avenue, NE

Washington, D.C. 20002



Tony Coelho, former Congressman and current Chair, Partnership to Improve Patient Care

The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee

Marc M. Boutin, Executive Vice President and COO, National Health Council

Joyce Debow, Senior Health Care Reform Director, Office of Policy & Strategy, AARP

Jennifer M. Luray, Senior Vice President, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Advocacy Alliance

Andy Imparato, President and CEO, American Association of People with Disabilities

Dr. Jack Lewin, CEO, American College of Cardiology



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The forum is sponsored by the member organizations in the Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC). PIPC represents patients, physicians and other health care providers, researchers and innovators, and other groups that have come together to promote comparative effectiveness research that supports patient access and informed health care decision-making and fosters continued medical progress. To learn more go to


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