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Switzerland is strong in many aspects, so also in its health care system, Dr. Peter Indra?

The Swiss healthcare system is rather complex but at the same time quite effective. High expenditures into health care corresponds with high life expectancy. However, what are the core processes in Switzerland with regards to health care delivery? What is the… Continue Reading

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How can a company derive the optimal price for their medical product, Dr. Renato, Dellamano?

What are drivers of pricing and ultimately negotiations? How can a global strategy best be implemented in individual countries? How do payers react to different prices? And finally the two pricing experts Dr. Stefan Walzer and Dr. Renato Dellamano discuss… Continue Reading

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Transforming legacy approaches to understanding drug costs: An Interview with HealthPlanView’s Nicole Espinoza

Dr. Patti Peeples, CEO of HealthEconomics.Com, sat down with Nicole Espinoza, Vice President of Knowledge Management at Pharmspective, a Healthcare Knowledge Management Company and the organization behind a new platform, HealthPlanView™, designed to address transparency around the true patient cost… Continue Reading

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Pharmacy benefit managers: a mechanism for containing costs or a contributor to rising drug prices?

While pharmaceutical companies are often the focus of conversations about high drug prices, more recently pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have come under increased drug price scrutiny. The American PBM business model, developed in the early 2000s, was designed to identify… Continue Reading

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Preparing for a Virtual Career Fair in Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR)

Do you wonder what is going on within the job market for pharmaceutical Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), and Pricing, Reimbursement, Market Access (PRMA) from either a job-seeker’s perspective or a hiring manager’s viewpoint? Do you wonder how best… Continue Reading