Tag Archives: reimbursement
By Ben Comer | Published: January 21, 2013
To maximize return on investment, pharma must think strategically about reimbursement channels and how new specialty products will perform in one versus another. By 2018, the amount health insurers spend per person on specialty, or biologic drugs, will equal or surpass the amount spent on traditional products, according to a new report. With the emergence [...]
By Guest Blogger | Published: October 19, 2012
By Ansis Helmanis Ethics is a matter of trust, which in the regulatory space requires transparency and openness among all stakeholders, including patients and industry. This was the consensus of FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg and European Medicines Agency (EMA) Executive Director Guido Rasi, both of whom shared the podium with Nobel Laureate Professor Elie Wiesel [...]
By Guest Blogger | Published: August 29, 2012
The European Union’s proposed health technology assessment network to encourage “cooperation and exchange of scientific information among member states” is a significant step, says Reflector. But, as far as standardizing an approach to value is concerned, will it be a damp squib?
By Ben Comer | Published: September 28, 2011
R&D departments and payers need to communicate early in the drug development process: If pharma is a day late, then payers are likely to be a dollar short, according to panelists at the Galien Forum on Tuesday.
By Ben Comer | Published: September 23, 2011
Now that 90% of the top 43 countries for drug sales have instituted “significant” cost containment measures, it’s more important than ever to give payers the rest of the story, according to a Pfizer executive.