European Pricing Talks: A lot of Smoke or is it Fire?

Is it wrong for European pharma executives to worry about the risks of ever-tighter price controls on their products? Should they lightly dismiss signals of public and political concern over rising drug bills, disregarding them as merely exaggerated rhetoric from radical hotheads? Is the climate Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading European Pricing Talks: A lot of Smoke or is it Fire?

New Strategies Sought to Pay for Costly Cures

As Congressional leaders and White House policymakers assess a range of measures designed to manage or reduce outlays for prescription drugs, pharma companies and other stakeholders are weighing innovative reimbursement models for new therapies promising to cure or treat serious illnesses. Payer Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading New Strategies Sought to Pay for Costly Cures

It s Time for a Chief Adherence Officer

The pharma revenue engine is stalling. A full 78% of Americans, according to the Kaiser Health Tracking Poll , say drug companies making too much money is a major reason why their healthcare costs have been rising, up from 62% who felt that way in 2014. The political winds have shifted and Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading It s Time for a Chief Adherence Officer

FDA After Gottlieb: Thorny Issues, Political Challenges

During the nearly two years that Scott Gottlieb headed FDA, the agency achieved record approval rates for new drugs and generics and advanced important innovations in clinical research and benefit/risk assessment to enhance R&D and competition in the biopharmaceutical industry. The agency is Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading FDA After Gottlieb: Thorny Issues, Political Challenges

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Healthcare

Advancements in technology are changing the face of healthcare and creating opportunities for entrepreneurship across the board. At the forefront of this transformation are woman-owned companies that are embracing innovation and making important contributions to fields like consulting, patient e Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Healthcare