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As Drug Prices Soar, Value-Based Pay Hits Pharmaceutical Industry
As Drug Prices Soar, Value-Based Pay Hits Pharmaceutical Industry
More health insurance companies are deciding to pay for a drug based on whether it's effective and provides the patient a good outcome as value-based care inches toward the pharmaceutical industry, insurers and a new analysis indicate.
Handling of Injectable Powders with Vacuum-Pressure Dosing Systems
Handling of Injectable Powders with Vacuum-Pressure Dosing Systems
The unpredictable nature of injectable pharmaceutical powders makes it imperative for the packaging sector to use machines that deliver tight dose control. For this particularly volatile — and understandably stringently-controlled — subset ...
Ibuprofen Patch Heralds Side Effect Free Drug Future
Ibuprofen Patch Heralds Side Effect Free Drug Future
An ibuprofen patch that delivers the painkiller directly through the skin to the site of pain, at a consistent dose for up to 24 hours, has been developed by U.K. researchers. University of Warwick research chemist Professor David Haddleton told Reuter...
Tackling the Prior Authorization Challenge: A Critical Task for Pharma
Tackling the Prior Authorization Challenge: A Critical Task for Pharma
Talk with busy physicians and you'll soon hear about the ever-increasing difficulty in getting approval for the medications that they believe are most appropriate for their patients.
Generic Drugs: A Bargain Or Sticker Shock?
Generic Drugs: A Bargain Or Sticker Shock?
Generic drugs, normally a bargain alternative to name-brand pharmaceuticals, are providing some sticker shock of their own. Prices of generic drugs rose more steeply than inflation for 22 percent of the top-selling generics on the market, according to ...