We found 34 records for "Purchasing / procurement"

Articles

Stakeholder engagement in Value Based Pricing and Value Based Assessment

12th November 2014

 Stakeholder engagement in Value Based Pricing and Value Based Assessment Articles

Some have argued that patients' contributions to the debate on Value Based Assessment (VBA), the approach that emerged from much earlier discussions on Value Based Pricing (VBP), have been 'lacking',...

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Patient perspective: a fair price for life-extending drugs

28th October 2014

 Patient perspective: a fair price for life-extending drugsArticles

Today, most deaths in breast cancer are caused by secondary breast cancer. However, the high costs of drugs to slow its progress and the limits of the Cancer Drugs Fund...

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NICE and the 2015 General Election

22nd October 2014

 NICE and the 2015 General ElectionArticles

What could the forthcoming UK General Election in May 2015 mean for the always evolving National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)? Leela Barham takes a look at how...

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Social enterprises: doing NHS business without the bureaucracy

20th October 2014

 Social enterprises: doing NHS business without the bureaucracy Articles

Nisha Desai, head of medicines management at social enterprise company Provide, speaks to pharmaphorum about how such organisations are benefitting the NHS, prior to her appearance at a major London...

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News

Prevention and innovation key to tackling diabetes time bomb

17th November 2014

 Prevention and innovation key to tackling diabetes time bombNews

The UK's plan to implement a national evidence-based diabetes prevention programme comes at a critical juncture, with rising numbers of cases threatening to undermine the NHS.The NHS clinical director for...

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Minister calls for NHS to trim costs by £10bn

14th November 2014

 Minister calls for NHS to trim costs by £10bnNews

UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has challenged NHS leaders to rethink the way its £113bn budget is spent, outlining a series of measures that he says could save the service...

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NHS hospital medicine costs rising

13th November 2014

 NHS hospital medicine costs risingNews

Hospital medicine costs in England are increasing, accounting for over 40 per cent of the total expenditure on drugs in the NHS in 2013-14, according to a new report.The UK...

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European Commission 'has limited power to tackle drug pricing'

18th September 2014

 European Commission 'has limited power to tackle drug pricing'News

A debate in the European Parliament on access to life-saving medicines has heard that while there is widespread concern about the affordability of new therapies the European Commission (EC) has...

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White Papers

Pricing & Market Access Outlook 2014

20th October 2014

 Pricing & Market Access Outlook 2014White Papers

Pricing and market access are key issues for the pharma industry as healthcare budgets continue to tighten and the value of innovative drugs, particularly in areas of high unmet need,...

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Events

Sterilisation for Medical Devices

26th November 2014 - 27th November 2014

Sterilisation for Medical Devices

Shaping a sterilisation plan can be a challenging task; deciding which method to use, deciding whether to sterilise in house or whether to outsource, and then verifying and validating the...

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Healthcare Meetings Forum 2014

15th December 2014 - 16th December 2014

Healthcare Meetings Forum 2014

Healthcare Meetings Forum 2014 Focus on the Patient – driving new trends for medical meetings The 3rd HCMF will concentrate on the connection between scientific information, education and its connection to positive...

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MEDICAL DEVICE HOSPITAL PROCUREMENT & PAYER FORUM

17th February 2015

MEDICAL DEVICE HOSPITAL PROCUREMENT & PAYER FORUM

This one day event will bring together procurement experts from various European hospitals and academia institutions and provides an ideal platform for vendors to join in to the conversation and...

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CPhI China 2015

24th June 2015 - 26th June 2015

CPhI China 2015

Join us in Shanghai for CPhI China 2015, the pharmaceutical networking event with more than 30,000 visitors from 108 countries and over 2,500+ exhibitors. CPhI China is co-located with P-MEC,...

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