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Video: Barriers to results-based contracts

By Katie Koziara  |    April 17, 2018
Research suggests results-based contracts (RBCs)—also known as value-based contracts—have the potential to lower costs for patients and the health system. According to a recent analysis, these...   Read More

Improving care quality by engaging patients in shared decision making

By Randy Burkholder  |    March 22, 2018
With the rapid movement towards value-based payment and delivery in health care, it is critical not to leave one of the key players behind: the patient.     Read More

ICYMI: Research shows promise of innovative payment arrangements in reducing costs, improving access

By Joe Vandigo  |    March 15, 2018
To address rising health care costs and help patients better access new medicines, biopharmaceutical companies are sharing financial risk with payers through new payment arrangements, like...   Read More

Video: What is a results-based contract?

By Katie Koziara  |    November 13, 2017
New medicines are revolutionizing how we fight disease, but too often patients have to fight to access innovative treatments. As part of the solution to this problem, biopharmaceutical companies...   Read More

PhRMA Foundation recognizes inaugural Challenge Award recipients

By Eileen Cannon  |    October 6, 2017
Last month, the PhRMA Foundation announced the recipients of the inaugural Challenge Awards at Morning Consult. These awards recognize the best and the brightest that are identifying...   Read More

The journey to better health care requires a holistic view

By Guest Contributor  |    September 18, 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

Modernizing FDA regulations to advance a value-driven health care system

By Michelle Drozd  |    June 8, 2017
A modern regulatory framework is the foundation of an innovative health care system that allows stakeholders to work together to deliver better outcomes for patients. To advance critical...   Read More

ICYMI: Avalere and FasterCures develop new value framework from patient perspective

By Holly Campbell  |    May 31, 2017
In case you missed it, a year-long collaboration between Avalere and FasterCures has resulted in the first value framework from the patient perspective. Unlike other frameworks which include...   Read More

RA medicines often demonstrate far greater benefits to patients than initially understood

By Lauren Neves  |    April 5, 2017
In the last decade, new therapies to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a progressive and painful autoimmune disorder, have expanded patients’ treatment options and significantly improved outcomes,...   Read More

New analysis: More than half of patients’ out-of-pocket spending for brand medicines is based on full list price

By Holly Campbell  |    March 29, 2017
More than half of commercially insured patients’ out-of-pocket spending for brand medicines is based on full list prices, according to a new analysis from Amundsen Consulting, a division of...   Read More

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