PHARMAC publishes list of applications to be considered by PTAC later this month

14 May 2019 - The list includes a number of medicines for patients with breast cancer. ...

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Analysis of sponsor hearings on PBAC decision making

14 May 2019 - Original research conducted by Melinda Flowers, Sean Lybrand and myself has been published on-line in the ...

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ICER seeks public input for 2020 value assessment framework

2 May 2019 - Accepting Open Input Through 10 June 2019. ...

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PHARMAC sheds a little more light on procedures in savvy political move

1 May 2019 - Steve Maharey has just secured special status on David Clark's Christmas card list. ...

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The obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate

30 April 2019 - Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen, Eli Lilly ...

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Proposal to decline inactive applications

29 April 2019 - To help make its decision-making process clearer, PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to make ...

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PHARMAC proposes to give more clarity about funding decisions

29 April 2019 - An overhaul of PHARMAC’s decision-making process will give better insight into what medicines are - and ...

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Addressing health system values in health technology assessment: the use of evidence-informed deliberative processes

8 April 2019 - Health technology assessment is increasingly used around the globe to inform resource allocation decisions. Furthermore, the importance ...

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Value-based agreements could disrupt how we pay for new therapies

8 April 2019 - On Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee will hold its second hearing in a series on drug ...

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Greater flexibility needed by PHARMAC to fund new medicines, including cancer drug - expert

8 April 2019 - The fight continues in New Zealand for funding of a life-prolonging drug that targets advanced breast ...

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Don’t attack NICE for relying on facts instead of emotion

3 April 2019 - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence marks its 20th anniversary this week.  ...

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Keeping up the PACE at the Scottish Medicines Consortium

26 March 2019 - There are many ways that patient centricity could be delivered when doing a health technology assessment. ...

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Cancer Society critical of PHARMAC saying they 'lack accountability, lack transparency, are slow'

26 March 2019 - PHARMAC "lack accountability, lack transparency, are slow", in delivering pharmaceutical drugs to New Zealanders who need ...

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Canadian public places high priority on drugs’ safety, effectiveness, and certainty of evidence

25 March 2019 - Survey reveals top values for drug coverage decision making. ...

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Toward a strategy to involve patients in health technology assessment in Spain

14 March 2019 - The aim of this study was to develop a feasible and effective strategy to involve patients in ...

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