HTA in the European Union: osteoporosis screening without proof of benefit

16 September 2019 - For the first time, an IQWiG team is in charge of assessing health technology for the ...

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Germany may have the answer for reducing drug prices

11 September 2019 - American lawmakers attempting to stem spiraling drug costs might find inspiration in Germany, where the government’s ...

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Dacomitinib in advanced lung cancer: variety of disadvantages lifts survival advantage

 1 August 2019 - Prolonged survival is sometimes accompanied by severe side effects, symptom and quality of life deterioration ...

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Ezetimibe reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes

26 July 2019 - Added to existing statin therapy, ezetimibe is preventative in patients with CHD and acute coronary syndrome. ...

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Evaluation of ethical analyses in seven reports from the European Network for Health Technology Assessment

16 July 2019 - Ethics has been considered among the core domains of health technology assessment, but there are still ...

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Early benefit assessment reveals weaknesses in the development of new drugs

11 July 2019 - Analysis of 216 AMNOG assessments in the BMJ / Proposals for more targeted drug development ...

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New drugs: where did we go wrong and what can we do better?

10 July 2019 - More than half of new drugs entering the German health care system have not been shown to ...

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Biomarker-based cancer diagnostics: German pricing regulator sets high validation and reimbursement standards for novel diagnostic methods

10 July 2019 - On 20 June 2019, for the first time, the German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA), made the resolution ...

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Report calls for European funding reform for gene therapies

8 July 2019 - New payment models, dedicated investment, and better health technology assessment are among a raft of changes ...

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UK, Germany, dissociate from WHO drug pricing resolution

8 June 2019 - The passage of a landmark resolution on improving the transparency of markets for medicines at the latest ...

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Europe responding to gene therapy challenge, but picture remains fragmented

20 May 2019 - Germany, Italy and England using outcomes-based deals. ...

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Nivolumab and ipilimumab: drug combination has added benefit in advanced renal cell carcinoma

15 May 2019 - There are no serious disadvantages in terms of overall survival. ...

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Apalutamide in prostate cancer: indication of significant added benefit

2 May 2019 - Study shows significant slowing of symptomatic progression. ...

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Ribociclib in advanced breast cancer: survival benefits, but also severe side effects

15 April 2019 - In the overall view, an added benefit is not proven. ...

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Single-payer drug pricing in a multi-payer health system: does Germany offer a model for the US?

22 March 2019 - An increasing number of presidential hopefuls, most recently Senator Kamala Harris, are proposing “single payer” or “Medicare ...

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