Tag Archives: value
By Jill Wechsler | Published: May 29, 2013
New approaches for conducting clinical trials and developing therapies that actually prevent and cure disease are key to the future of effective drug therapy, according to Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). Personalized medicine has achieved mainstream status, accounting for more new drug approvals and promising pipeline candidates, [...]
By Guest Blogger | Published: April 22, 2013
By Leela Barham You’d be forgiven for missing it with the vast array of new agencies and the policy documents, guidance, consultations and ‘engagement’ activity they’re doing on in the ‘new’ NHS in England, but on the 4th April NHS England (formerly the NHS Commissioning Board) set out 15 commissioning policies in 250 pages. They’re important, [...]
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 Julian Upton | Published: February 8, 2012
Of the 399 senior executives in the life sciences industry surveyed by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently, 64% of respondents said that demonstrating value is a key challenge facing their business. The major issue, most agree, is that stakeholders have different perceptions of what value is.
By Guest Blogger | Published: April 22, 2011
Cameron McClearn looks at how Washington State’s approach to health care value is beginning to influence the rest of the country. Many trends start on the West Coast and migrate to the rest of the nation. The Washington State health care system is worth watching as officials evaluate the economic value of medical treatments for state [...]