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MArS Supplier Spotlight

Supplier Spotlight® highlights the unique skill sets and service offerings from organizations who are part of our CONNECTED COMMUNITY™. Below is an interview with Market Access & Pricing Strategy (MArS), the German-speaking market access experts. Tell us about MArS Market Access… Continue Reading

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CVS Caremark’s foray into cost-effectiveness analysis raises questions about the future of prescription medicines in America

Written By: Americans spend more on prescription drugs than anyone else in the world. In a move to address this, CVS Caremark announced in August that it would allow self-funded insurers to exclude from their plan any drug launched at… Continue Reading

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Paying for Specialty Pharmaceuticals: The Case of Injectable Oncology Drugs

According to the American Cancer Society, the financial costs of cancer are high for both the person with cancer and for society as a whole. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimated the 2009 overall annual costs of cancer in… Continue Reading

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Integration of Novel Diagnostics into Clinical Practice

Similar to drug and device markets, a critical part of the success of novel diagnostics is educating providers on clinical and therapeutic utility.  However, unlike pharmaceutical drugs, the ordering of a diagnostic test does not necessarily imply a change in… Continue Reading