We found 48 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

GSK has most to prove after $16 bn Novartis deal

2nd March 2015

 GSK has most to prove after $16 bn Novartis dealNews

The $16 billion dollar 'asset swap' deal between GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Novartis has been formally completed today, with the UK-headquartered company exchanging its oncology portfolio for the Swiss firm's vaccines...

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Finance could provide answer to pharma pricing conflicts

27th February 2015

 Finance could provide answer to pharma pricing conflictsNews

The financial sector could provide an answer to the increasingly vexed issues of very high costs for innovative new drugs.Growing opposition to the ever-increasing costs of new medicines, particularly in...

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Cost control urged for new PCSK9 cholesterol drugs

18th February 2015

 Cost control urged for new PCSK9 cholesterol drugsNews

Pharmacy benefits manager CVS Health has warned that the new PCSK9 inhibitor class of cholesterol-lowering drugs poses an unprecedented challenge to the US healthcare system.In a blog post, senior figures...

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Bluebird and Roche drugs gain Breakthrough status

3rd February 2015

 Bluebird and Roche drugs gain Breakthrough statusNews

Excitement about Bluebird Bio has just risen even higher after the FDA granted one of its lead products breakthrough therapy status.The special fast-track treatment is for LentiGlobin BB305, a potentially...

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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

Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition (DIHAD 2015)

24th March 2015 - 26th March 2015

Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition (DIHAD 2015)

DIHAD is one of the world’s largest and most important gatherings of humanitarian aid & emergency, disaster relief professionals anywhere in the world. It is an annual event held in...

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PHARMAEXPO International Pharmaceutical Exhibition

15th April 2015 - 17th April 2015

PHARMAEXPO International Pharmaceutical Exhibition

As a part of the VI International Medical Forum “Medicine innovations – the Nation’s health” will be held International Pharmaceutical Exhibition. PHARMAEXPO International Pharmaceutical Exhibition Structure of the exhibition: 1. Medical remedies:...

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Cosmofarma Exhibition 2015

17th April 2015 - 19th April 2015

Cosmofarma Exhibition 2015

Cosmofarma Exhibition, the leading BolognaFiere event in Europe for products and services relating to the pharmacy world, will be returning to Bologna from April 17th-19th 2015....

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The Health Industry Summit (tHIS)

15th May 2015 - 18th May 2015

The Health Industry Summit (tHIS)

Untitled Document Where the world of Pharmaceutical and Medical industries converge The Health Industry Summit (tHIS) - EXPO and Congress is the new umbrella global Pharmaceutical and Medical industry...

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Press Releases

New Schoonveld book is now available!

10th December 2014

New Schoonveld book is now available!

It's here!   The eagerly awaited new editon of THE PRICE OF GLOBAL HEALTH  is now available.   Written by global drug pricing expert Ed Schoonveld, The Price of Global Health (second edition) is...

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