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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Evolving Environment

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  1. Challenges
    • Practice Variation
    • Aging Population
    • Rising Demand
    • Cost of Technology
    • Budget Pressures
  2. Drivers
    • Cost
    • Quality/Safety
    • Value
  3. Activities
    • Coverage and Reimbursement
    • Evidence Review
    • Quality Measurement
    • Insurance Benefit Design
    • HIT—EMR, PHR, Data Mining
  4. Policies
    • Comparative Effectiveness
    • Coverage with Evidence Development
    • Pay-for-Performance
    • Benefit-Risk Determination
  5. Access to and Payment for Innovative and effective products

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