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The Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute

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We are a global leader in generating knowledge to improve individual and population health through transformative learning, research, and dissemination about the effectiveness, safety, and value of medical products, services, and policies.

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CHOICE Team Publishes Guide for Medicare and Medicaid Drug Price Negotiations

the CHOICE Institute, University of Washington, have published an economic-principles-based guide on factors the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) may consider when drafting their strategy to implement drug price negotiations under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The authors recommend that CMS should always use a value-based strat...
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UW Professor Anirban Basu Addresses ‘Algorithmic Discrimination’ With New Study

Professor Anirban Basu, the Stergachis Family Endowed Director of the CHOICE Institute, has published a paper in Science Advances on a controversial topic regarding whether variables such as race and ethnicity belong in clinical prediction algorithms.

Basu said the impetus for the paper was motivated by concerns raised by several federal and st...
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