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Real-World Data

Widespread availability of real-world data has enabled the generation of evidence and insights that benefit patients, providers, plans, and industry. Explore our real-world data analyses to support your strategic decisions.

Christie Teigland

Avalere to Participate in National Academies of Medicine Panel

On Tuesday, June 13, Christie Teigland, PhD, will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Measuring and Reporting Social Risk Factors” as part of a dissemination meeting on the report series “Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Medicare Payment,” sponsored by the National Academies of Medicine.

Payer Insights on the Use of Patient Data

Avalere recently partnered with the National Pharmaceutical Council to examine payers' perspectives regarding the use of patient data and how it can be used to shape care delivery, improve system efficiencies, and achieve better health outcomes.

Christie Teigland

Christie Teigland Receives AMCP Platinum Award

Christie Teigland, PhD, vice president, Advanced Analytics, recently received the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s (AMCP) prestigious Platinum Award for her research entitled “Association of Socioeconomic and Clinical Factors with Rates of High-Risk Medication Use in Medicare Advantage Plans.”

Podcast: Growing Patient Access to Electronic Health Data

To what extent do patients currently have access to their own data in their providers’ electronic health records, and what does the future hold for consumer access to their digital health data? Listen to Avalere's Josh Seidman share how far we’ve come with providing patients access to their health data, where there is still room for improvement, and what patients can expect to see in the future.

New Analysis Finds Medicare Payments Higher for Episodes Initiated in Hospital Outpatient Departments

A new analysis by Avalere examines differences in Medicare spending for episodes of care before and after cardiovascular imaging, colonoscopy, and evaluation and management services. Avalere applied a risk adjustment methodology to account for differences in patient demographics and patient severity across settings. The findings suggest when care is initiated in the typically higher-paying HOPD setting than in physicians' offices and ambulatory surgical centers, the services that follow also result in higher spending relative to when care is initiated in the office setting.

Webinar: Focus on Value: Understanding the Impact of Performance Contracting on Market Dynamics

Avalere hosts a series of webinars on “Navigating the New Dynamics of Outcomes Contracting and Risk Sharing Arrangements”. While traditional rebating and discounting terms have been a staple of industry contract negotiations, a new strategic focus is emerging on additional modes through which overall value can be measured for the wave of high-cost drugs now coming to shore.

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