Jamie Skipper | Former, ONC - Patient Centered Outcomes Research/HIT Policy

Jamie Skipper, Former, ONC - Patient Centered Outcomes Research/HIT Policy, HSS

• Leading in the creation of national strategies and policies around patient centered health outcomes research (PCOR). 
• Creating a learning health care system that can bring evidence-based information to patients, their care-givers and their health providers to make informed decisions that improve health outcomes. 
• Finding consensus across public and private stakeholders to improve health care through health IT. 
• Cultivating and maximizing emerging technologies to empower patients and their care givers to play an active role in their health care and in health research.


Evidence and Pharma Pricing & Market Access USA Day 1 @ 11:20

FIRESIDE CHAT: Future tools and technologies for evidence generation

  • A widely cited study for the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) reports that inadequate testing methods and tools annually cost the U.S. economy between $22.2 and $59.5 billion, with roughly half of these costs borne by software developers in the form of extra testing software users in the form of failure avoidance and mitigation efforts
  • How to implement new tools: Demonstrating ethics, value and enabling it to connect databases
  • Ensuring the required standard of evidence is met
  • Exploring data mining, signal detection, patient portals, N of 1 studies, insilico methodologies
James Wu, Senior Manager, Global Health Economics, Amgen Inc

Evidence and Pharma Pricing & Market Access USA Day 2 @ 09:00

Keynote address: The future of evidence, pricing and reimbursement in the US healthcare system and what it means to you

  • Impact of the Trump administration on the payer/buyer relationship 
  • The impact of leveraging buying power for Medicare
  • Will drug prices be significantly reduced as a result?
  • What will the effects on global R&D be?

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