News Releases

July 20, 2016

Infographic. Generating effective global value dossiers (GVDs) includes four key activities: involve affiliates, ensure high scientific rigor, define value clearly, and provide education and roll-out.

July 15, 2016

In many markets there is no formal route to market access for POC tests. Instead, there are multiple access pathways for various theatres of care (e.g., outpatient office/clinic, inpatient, emergency), with varying requirements and value drivers for POC tests.

July 15, 2016

Mary Beth Ritchey is this year's International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management (ICPE) Scientific Program Committee chair. That's a mouthful and a plateful. Mary Beth and her ISPE colleagues have been working tirelessly in preparation for ICPE Dublin. During a...

July 11, 2016

What’s the risk of being hospitalized for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) for healthy preterm infants born between 29 and 35 weeks? And what impact does it have when premature babies do become ill with RSV?

July 1, 2016

How do hospitals decide what they charge for services: do higher performing hospitals charge more ­– can hospitals offering complex procedures charge a premium?

June 21, 2016

The latest report from the ISPOR Good Research Practices task force centers on preference-based methods that measure patient and other stakeholder preferences. As health care moves towards patient-centricity, researchers have increasingly engaged patients by involving them in the process through...

June 14, 2016

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacteria that causes stomach infection. That infection can lead to ulcers and stomach cancer, and affects two thirds of the world’s population according to the Mayo Clinic.  About 20% of initial treatments for H. pylori are not successful.

June 13, 2016

Evidence shows that there is a strong association between major depressive disorder (MDD) and decreased work productivity. RTI Health Solutions researchers, Marci Clark, ...

June 8, 2016

RTI Health Solutions had over 45 researchers attending and moderating sessions, conducting short courses, and presenting their research this year at the ISPOR 21st Annual International Meeting in Washington, DC. Here are some of their takeaways.

June 7, 2016

James Kaye, MD, DrPH, medical oncologist, hematologist, epidemiologist, and senior director of Epidemiology at RTI Health Solutions attended Vice President Joe Biden’s address to the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting Monday night. He shares his thoughts about Mr. Biden’s...

June 6, 2016

Interest in the assessing the value of commercially available oncology drugs remained very high at this year's meeting.

June 1, 2016

Research posters authored and co-authored by RTI Health Solutions scientists were awarded ribbons at the ISPOR Conference in Washington, DC last week.

June 1, 2016

In 2012, more cases of pertussis (whooping cough) were reported in the US than in any year since 1955. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of reported cases of pertussis continues to be elevated: we are still experiencing a resurgence of this disease in the US...

May 25, 2016

There is clear evidence that high LDL-Cholesterol (LDL-C) levels and the risk of heart attacks and strokes are related. Drug therapies have been shown in trials to reduce death rates and are used to manage LDL-C levels. But what should those levels be?

May 19, 2016

Why do patient-reported outcomes (PROs) continue to be used infrequently in oncology clinical trials when the use of PROs, in general, is a rising trend?

May 18, 2016

If you have been to the doctor since 1996 you have probably had to review and sign a privacy agreement concerning your health information, commonly known as HIPAA. It protects your privacy with rules about how your health information can be shared.

HIPAA and Its Influence...

May 12, 2016

Learn about the recent updates to the AMCP Format for Formulary Submissions by watching the recorded session of our webinar, AMCP Dossiers: Latest Guidelines and Best Practices.

May 12, 2016

Men’s Health Week is celebrated each year as the week leading up to and including Father’s Day. We’re joining the celebration and heightening of awareness of preventable health problems and treatment of disease in men and boys.

RTIHS researchers contribute to improving men’s health...

May 12, 2016

Celebrating life, courage, and support this National Cancer Survivors Day® 2016! RTI-HS researchers proudly contribute to research that helps improve cancer care.

May 3, 2016

Members of our team of researchers returned from the ISPE Mid-Year meeting in Baltimore enthusiastic about the scientific presentations and discussions that took place. Here are some of the key insights and takeaways from the meeting they’d like to share.

April 28, 2016

RTI Health Solutions joins in celebrating advancements in the field of women's health during Women's Health Week, May 8 - 14. encourages women to take charge and  steps toward healthier lives. 

April 27, 2016

Arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the US according to the Arthritis Foundation. Millions of adults suffer from this condition: babies, children, and teens do as well. Arthritis takes its toll both physically, emotionally, and financially. Arthritis accounts for more than $156...

April 27, 2016

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and RTI-HS joins in raising awareness for these conditions. Millions of people are affected by asthma and alergies, and according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, that number is rising. While relatively common, these conditions are...

April 15, 2016

Donald Stull, PhD, head of Data Analytics and Design Strategy at RTI-Health Solutions is co-author on a journal article that has been named one of the ten most influential articles of 2015 published in the journal Health and Quality of Life Outcomes...

April 15, 2016

This week, RTI-HS joins in raising awareness for the critical role vaccination plays in protecting the health of our children, families, and communities. National Infant Immunization Week provides an opportunity to draw attention to immunization issues and to focus on solutions.