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Pricing and Reimbursement in Europe: Where Does Innovation Fit?

By Leela Barham. It was recently said, in reference to the UK’s Value-Based Assessment(VBA) program, that innovation had not been “tried and tested in the pricing context”, which explains the loss of the “innovation” criteria from the proposals formerly known as Value-Based Pricing (VBP). This prompted me to think about just how has innovation been […]
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Innovation Drops Down NICE’s Value Agenda

Innovation as a consideration of value-based pricing decisions will be conspicuous by its absence in future NICE decisions. Omar Ali, a UK formulary development pharmacist and consultant to NICE, speaking at eyeforpharma’s Barcelona 2014 conference on Wednesday, explained that the UK price watchdog will prioritize considerations of wider societal benefit and unmet need as it […]
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The Affordable Healthcare Act's Effect of Biopharma Innovation

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has sent biopharmaceutical companies scrambling to understand how their business model, including its ability to innovate, will change as healthcare reform moves forward. Within this uncertain market, what is obvious is that the industry is in the midst of significant transition. Critical drivers of this change are largely macroeconomic; policy […]
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Innovation on the Rise in India

India has a name when it comes to generic drug development. According to a recent research on patent applications carried out by Withers & Rogers, innovation by Indian pharmaceutical companies has increased over the past few years; however, the quality did not match the standard seen in Europe. The research was conducted using a software […]
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Ever Bullish, Al Mann Says Afrezza is Coming in Mid-April

Post Exubera, inhaled insulin has been an uphill struggle with regulators. Alfred Mann and MannKind are nonetheless determined to push Afrezza, an ”ultra” rapid-acting mealtime insulin, over the regulatory peak and into the market. Will they succeed, or is MannKind doomed to play Sisyphus on mount FDA? It would be in large part due to […]
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