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Don’t take anti-innovation, activist funded academics at their word

By Jocelyn Ulrich  |    October 18, 2022
It’s disappointing to see yet more studies published by activist-funded industry critics that fail to recognize the nature of competition in the biopharmaceutical market and use cherry-picked data to...   Read More

130 medicines in development for asthma, allergies and other respiratory diseases

By Andrew Powaleny  |    February 21, 2019
Millions of Americans suffer from respiratory diseases, including Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Together, these two diseases affect the day-to-day lives of over 40 million...   Read More

Protect your health: Important disaster preparedness tips for Harvey and Irma

By Guest Contributor  |    September 6, 2017
Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest...   Read More

Burden on patients: Insurance benefit design’s impact on patient access to medicines

By Allyson Funk  |    June 30, 2016
Last week, we looked at access to medicines in health insurance exchanges for HIV/AIDS, oncology, cystic fibrosis, mental health and multiple sclerosis. The analysis by Avalere Health presents data...   Read More

Week in Review: The Latest from PhRMA

By Priscilla VanderVeer  |    August 14, 2015
Fact Check Friday: The myth about there being no negotiation in Medicare Part D looms large. In this week’s Fact Check Friday, we debunk this myth and delve into how large, powerful purchasers...   Read More

Burden on Patients: 5 Questions on Access to Asthma Medicines in Health Exchange Plans

By Allyson Funk  |    August 13, 2015
Patients, especially those suffering from chronic conditions, deserve access to the medicines they need to live longer, healthier lives. Today, PhRMA released a new fact sheet on access to asthma...   Read More

World Asthma Day: New Hope for Millions with Asthma

By Christian Clymer  |    May 5, 2015
While the 5th of May is most often thought of as Cinco de Mayo, the first Tuesday in May also marks another important day of awareness: World Asthma Day. For more than 24 million Americans living...   Read More

Use As Directed: Adherence for a Healthier Future

By Samantha Dougherty  |    March 11, 2015
There is a vast and growing evidence base demonstrating that adherence to recommended medication regimens will ultimately deliver better health outcomes for patients such as preventing disease...   Read More

Burden on Patients: Access to Asthma Medicine and the Risk of Going Without

By Allyson Funk  |    July 8, 2014
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asthma is the leading chronic illness among American children and adolescents, with one in 11 children affected by the condition. As a...   Read More

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