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California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) Addresses “Controversies in Migraine Management” in Final Report and Action Guides

San Francisco, Calif., September 16, 2014 – The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) has released the final California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) report “Controversies in Migraine Management” and three complementary Action Guides, which reflect deliberations at the July 11, 2014 CTAF public meeting in Los Angeles, CA. At the meeting, the CTAF Panel, an independent committee of medical evidence experts, reviewed and voted on the evidence surrounding the comparative clinical effectiveness and comparative value of four distinct migraine treatment approaches.

Next Public Meeting of CTAF to Examine Newest Treatments for Hepatitis C

The California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF), a core program of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), will hold a public meeting on December 18, 2014 in Oakland, CA to assess the comparative effectiveness and value of multiple new, all-oral direct-acting antiviral agent (DAA) regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C. The review will cover treatments under review by the FDA, including those developed by Gilead Sciences, Inc., AbbVie Inc., and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

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CTAF has long been recognized as one of the leading technology assessment programs in the country. In 2013, CTAF became a core program of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, and its approach has now been adapted to broaden stakeholder engagement and improve the application of CTAF products in practice and policy. Learn more »

 

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December 18, 2014
Oakland, CA

CTAF will assess the comparative effectiveness and value of multiple new, all-oral direct-acting antiviral agent (DAA) regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C.

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