Tony Coelho to Participate in Health Affairs Briefing on Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)

PIPC Chair makes the case for patient-centered CER in October Health Affairs issue

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tony Coelho, Chair of the Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC), will participate in a Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) briefing on Tuesday, October 5 to launch the October issue of Health Affairs. Mr. Coelho will discuss the need for patient-centered CER during the morning discussion. The October issue of Health Affairs, and the day’s discussion, will focus on the opportunities and challenges facing CER.



Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Event is from 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tony Coelho to speak from 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.


Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW [Union Station]
Washington, DC 20001


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Health Affairs will offer live Twitter updates from the event at #HA_CER


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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


Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC)
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