Navigation Links
HealthEconomics.Com’s Pharma Pricing and Reimbursement Stories in This Week’s Newsletter
Date:4/1/2013

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida (PRWEB) April 01, 2013

The top read story this week on HealthEconomics.Com was from a Healthy Criticism Blog posting by Nick Emptage, exploring why price transparency in pharmaceuticals and healthcare won’t reduce healthcare spending. Economist Emptage reflected on the business model of San Francisco-based Castlight Health, a company which contracts with employers to make the costs of health services transparent to employees. The idea is that employees will then lean toward lower-cost providers. Nick's blog points out the flaws of this idea as it relates to the health care market.

Another story of interest relates to comments by Jon Sussex, a member of the United Kingdom-based Office of Health Economics (OHE) Commission on Competition in the National Health Service (NHS). Sussex reflects on the revised draft of regulations to govern competition among providers of health care funded by the NHS in England; the first draft was replaced due to wide criticism. The article includes comments relating to the required use of competition by NHS in obtaining health care services for their populations unless there are good reasons not to do so.

The third most popular story on HealthEconomics.Com explored whether US taxpayers enjoy lower drug prices if federal money backed development. This question was based on actions by Senator Ron Wyden (Oregon-D), who has delved into this issue to explore the return-on-investment to the public based on tax dollar use for drug development. Should some of that return come in the form of lower prices on drugs developed with federal support? Original article sourced from FiercePharma.

About HealthEconomics.Com (

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Upcoming Poster Presentations of Zerenex™ (Ferric Citrate) at the Upcoming American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting
2. WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results
3. Pharmasset to Present at the Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference
4. Pharmasset Reports Fiscal Year End 2011 Financial Results
5. Internal and External Communications Excellence for the Pharmaceutical Industry: Increasing Organizational Effectiveness
6. Convergence Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase I Multiple Ascending Dose Study for CNV2197944
7. PRA Expert to Present at Pharmacovigilance Conference
8. Nutra Pharma Announces Publication of a New Mechanism Study of Alpha-Cobratoxin in the Treatment of Pain
9. InnoPharma Completes $15 Million Series A Financing
10. TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of a Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of TL32711 in Patients with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
11. ViroPharma to Participate in Two December Healthcare Investor Conferences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014 Product and process ... low abundance and are often “lost in the ... , Join presenters Dr. Rowel Tobias, Senior Scientist, ... Anders, Head of Quality at Nanotherapeutics, Inc., to ... can speed detection and quantitation while achieving the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014 Robert Harman, DVM, Founder ... company, is proud to announce the relaunch of his highly ... a new series called “ What are Stem Cells ?” ... honest and straightforward foundation in the basics of stem cell ... on the right type of treatment when considering regenerative medicine. ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014 ... Dmitry Medvedev , presented Russia,s ... BIOCAD . The Company is developing a unique ... MabNext project BIOCAD develops a number of innovative drugs ... autoimmune diseases. The ceremony took place at the International ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 -- According to the International Atomic Energy ... comes from terrorists acquiring sufficient quantities of plutonium ... crude nuclear explosive device. The IAEA also notes ... involved gram-level quantities, which can be challenging to ... a new study appearing this week in the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Novel Ms Techniques Speed Detection of Biopharmaceutical Product and Process Impurities, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks 2Robert Harman, DVM Talks About What Stem Cells are in His Latest Blog Series for Vet-Stem, Inc. 2Robert Harman, DVM Talks About What Stem Cells are in His Latest Blog Series for Vet-Stem, Inc. 3Dmitry Medvedev Presented BIOCAD the First National "Industry" Award 2Sensitive detection method may help impede illicit nuclear trafficking 2
... 14 US Oncology, Inc., supporting the nation,s foremost cancer ... usoncology.com . In order to create an ... is part of a new branding effort to position ... cancer care. , , For the first time, ...
... April 14 Aaron,s Bridge presents Autism Research ... 2009, at The Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention ... conference will feature seminars devoted to educating doctors, ... Bryan Jepson, MD; Dan Rossignol, MD; and Doreen ...
... Bio-Optronics, Inc. and flexcipio s.a. ... and integrate Bio-Optronics, Clinical Conductor Clinical Trial Management ... (EDC) solution. This aligns the industry,s most comprehensive ... clinical research with the best tools to optimize ...
Cached Biology Technology:US Oncology Launches New Web Site 2US Oncology Launches New Web Site 3US Oncology Launches New Web Site 4US Oncology Launches New Web Site 5US Oncology Launches New Web Site 6Defeat Autism Now!(R) Regional Conference to be Held in Oklahoma June 13-14, 2009 2Bio-Optronics Adds Innovative Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Solution to Clinical Conductor Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), Continues to Improve Workflow and Productivity 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new ... technology, called Virtual Finger, allows scientists to move ... and synapses using the flat surface of their ... imaging studies orders of magnitude more efficient, saving ... across many areas of experimental biology. The software ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... the marginal division of the striatum is also ... impact degree of substance P in the striatal ... Yu and his team, College of Biophotonics, South ... that substance P receptor, neurokinin 1 was highly ... of normal rats. Unilateral or bilateral injection of ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Research and Markets ... Biometrics Technology Market - Industry Analysis Size Share Growth ... offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... has created a need for high level security in ... personnel authentication such as username and passwords, tokens etc. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Virtual finger enables scientists to navigate and analyze complex 3D images 2International Biometrics Technology Market - Industry Analysis Size Share Growth Trends and Forecast to 2019 2
... Iowa State University has led scientists to uncover how the ... A research team led by Gaya Amarasinghe, an assistant professor ... structure of a critical part of an Ebola protein known ... and his research team now know how VP35 is able ...
... -- University at Buffalo researchers are the first to ... bring athletes and others suffering with post-concussion syndrome (PCS) ... activities. In a paper published in the ... Medicine , the researchers report that a program of ...
... in the Gulf of Mexico, the seemingly sluggish red grouper ... But a new study led by researchers at The Florida ... ecosystem engineer. Most abundant along Florida,s west coast but ... from North Carolina to Brazil, the red grouper excavates and ...
Cached Biology News:Iowa State University researcher discovers Ebola's deadly secret 2UB specialized exercise regimen shown to relieve prolonged concussion symptoms 2UB specialized exercise regimen shown to relieve prolonged concussion symptoms 3New study reveals red grouper to be 'Frank Lloyd Wrights of the sea' 2New study reveals red grouper to be 'Frank Lloyd Wrights of the sea' 3
Rabbit polyclonal antibody to GluR2...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant TPR. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = TPR...
... be used to test the crossreactivity of ... that are commonly used as blocking reagents ... for 19 different protein preparations on a ... and species specificity, QC of purified antibodies, ...
... for 1,464 array sample elements. , , ,Includes: ... Blocker BSA in PBS (10X): 50 ml ... Buffered Saline: 8 packs , 10% Tween-20: 2 ... Enhancer: 2 x 25 ml , SuperSignal West Pico ...
Biology Products: