Tag Archives: Health Reform
By Clark Herman | Published: July 3, 2013
PharmaFutures’ Pathways to Value: Pharma in a Changing World explains how the industry may move forward to combine business imperatives and social mandates through new strategies for determining value and reimbursement for medicines. The study determines that collaboration across three fronts is needed to ensure that value is recognized and adapted over time, taking into [...]
By Guest Blogger | Published: May 16, 2013
By Les Funtleyder. The problem we see with the polarity of views is that both sides seem to be cranking up the extrapolation machine and use single studies/data points to draw broad conclusions to gin up opinions about ACA’s success or lack thereof. With respect to investing, uncertainly caused by media/pundit noise often depresses valuations in [...]
By Clark Herman | Published: April 26, 2013
In a recent survey by Ipsos Healthcare, oncologists from the US, China, Brazil, and the EU Big 5, expressed strong dissatisfaction with the direction and pace of local healthcare initiatives. Conducted in February of this year, the survey indicates that a substantial portion of its 257 respondents—an average of 40% across these markets – are [...]
By Guest Blogger | Published: April 4, 2013
by William Kitchens On March 21, 2013, the United States Senate approved an amendment by a vote of 79 to 20 to repeal the 2.3 percent medical device excise tax. The tax, which went into effect this past January, was included as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
By Guest Blogger | Published: February 1, 2013
by Tom Norton This past week or so, with Obamacare’s start up less than a year away, we have been treated to several entertaining vignettes as the nation’s governors begin to wrestle with the realities of the new healthcare law.