Improving the Quality, Safety and Value of Patient Care through Evidence-based Practice:
A Multidisciplinary Regional Forum
UPHS SESSION I: Finding Common Ground in Evidence
Panel II: Biomedical Industry Perspective
The objective of this panel is to explore how the biomedical industry incorporates evidence into their daily decisions (from decisions regarding drug development and promotion to those regarding post-marketing studies), and supports evidence-based practice at the provider level. Moderated by Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, Vice Dean for Institutional Affairs, Director, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Chair, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, George S. Pepper Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medicine, and Pharmacology, Perelman School of Medicine and Senior Advisor to the Provost for Global Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania. Panelists include Stephen J. Boccuzzi, PhD, MBA, Vice President, Evidence Based Medicine, Sanofi-Aventis; Newell McElwee, PharmD, MSPH, Vice President, Evidence-based Strategies, Medical Division, Pfizer Inc.; and David Sugano, DrPH, Vice President, Health Outcomes and Economics, Schering-Plough.