Overall, the DERP
Total Fund investment portfolio has performed well relative to the assumed return objective and relative to the benchmark policy index as well as compared to peer public pension funds greater than $1 billion, the report said.
Though it effectively documents the unexpected accomplishments of the DERP, this provocative (but perhaps overly slim) monograph skirts some crucial questions about how these achievements came about and obscures some equally vital distinctions regarding states' capacity to address technical aspects of health policy.
The DERP has been, at least by some standards, a striking success.
DOD uses the same method to propose funding for cleanup at FUDS, active sites, and BRAC sites; cleanup funding is based on DERP
goals and is generally proportional to the number of sites in each of these categories.
The CRBBD program uses the DERP reviews as the basis for selecting "best buy drugs" in each class.
As of December 2007, CRBBD had produced consumer reports on 19 of the 32 classes for which DERP has conducted systematic reviews.
The statute authorizing the DERP
provides another avenue
follows the literature review and analysis methods pioneered by the Cochrane Collaboration.
in its public policy projects pertaining to health care.
Criteria are outlined in the DERP
We calculated the molar sum of DERP
metabolites by dividing each metabolite concentration by its molar mass and then summing the individual metabolite concentrations.
project compiles drug effectiveness data for states to use in shaping prescription drug coverage choices for Medicaid programs.