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Creating a new patient risk paradigm in American health care

By Guest Contributor  |    May 18, 2021
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

Panel releases best practices in cost-effectiveness analysis

By Lauren Neves  |    October 3, 2016
Recently, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published findings and recommendations from the Second Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine, detailing what the authors...   Read More

Who gets a seat at ICER’s table? Hint: It’s not patients

By Holly Campbell  |    September 19, 2016
As we continue the move toward a value-driven health care system, efforts to develop tools supporting patient decision-making will play a central role. These tools, including emerging value...   Read More

ICER puts hard-fought progress in non-small cell lung cancer treatment at risk

By Holly Campbell  |    September 1, 2016
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States, and each year, tens of thousands of Americans are diagnosed with the most common form, non-small cell lung...   Read More

What they are saying about ICER’s scoping document for non-small cell lung cancer

By Holly Campbell  |    July 11, 2016
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) has set its sights on a new target: life-saving treatments for advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ICER’s latest draft scoping document...   Read More

ICER framework threatens to halt continued progress against multiple myeloma

By Holly Campbell  |    May 26, 2016
Progress in the fight against multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow, has been nothing short of remarkable. Just a decade ago, patients diagnosed faced a poor prognosis and treatment...   Read More

New academic initiative aims to inform approaches to value assessment frameworks

By Holly Campbell  |    May 13, 2016
As the U. S. health care market continues to shift toward a system that prioritizes and rewards value, there is increasing attention on the development and use of value assessment frameworks. When...   Read More

ICYMI - The Economists’ Voice: Are biopharmaceutical budget caps good public policy?

By Holly Campbell  |    May 6, 2016
In case you missed it, a recent article in The Economists’ Voice examines how assessing the value of medicines using budget caps would impede patient access and chill biopharmaceutical innovation. In...   Read More

How to get value assessment frameworks right

By Holly Campbell  |    April 1, 2016
As the U.S. health care market evolves toward a system that better recognizes and rewards value, we face a pressing need to develop tools and solutions to empower informed patient-physician...   Read More

A shared commitment to value

By Randy Burkholder  |    November 9, 2015
Last week, the New England Journal of Medicine published a perspective from PhRMA’s Dr. Bill Chin alongside a counterpoint by Dr. Peter Bach, and I was struck by the extent to which both pieces...   Read More

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