Who We Are and What We Do
ICER is a trusted non-profit organization that evaluates the evidence on the value of medical tests, treatments, and delivery system innovations and moves that evidence into action to improve patient care and control costs. Through all its work, ICER seeks to help create a future in which collaborative efforts to move evidence into action provide the bedrock foundation for a more effective, efficient, and just health care system. To accomplish this goal, ICER seeks to:
Our two flagship endeavors
ICER, in its effort to build a national infrastructure in pursuit of its mission, has recently expanded its reach as an independent, non-profit organization. In addition to its existing initiative, the New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council (CEPAC), ICER now operates the California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF).
An independent body of practicing physicians, methodological experts, as well as patient/public members, provides objective, independent guidance on the application of medical evidence to clinical practice and payer policy decisions across New England.
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ICER now leads the California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) which provides credible, evidence- based information about new and emerging medical technologies and delivery system interventions.
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