Tag: Drug Prices

The Medicines Company’s PCSK9 Inhibitor Strategy: More Heart Patients Via Lower Pricing | Forbes

The Medicines Company’s PCSK9 Inhibitor Strategy: More Heart Patients Via Lower Pricing | Forbes

However, in a recent conversation, Meanwell shared that he doesn’t plan to compete solely on these benefits of inclisiran. Rather, he plans to broaden access to inclisiran via a significantly lower price as compared to the established agents. Part of his move to this position was based on studying the changes in the top ten […]

Growing Number Of Shoppers Visit Specialist Stores Over Mass Retailers | ESM Magazine

Growing Number Of Shoppers Visit Specialist Stores Over Mass Retailers | ESM Magazine

IRI’s study, which surveyed 2,600 consumers across seven European countries, reveals that make-up, perfumery and drug stores all outperform hypermarkets and supermarkets when it comes to customer satisfaction. The group attributes this to the higher level of customer experience that is delivered by specialist stores, aligned with shoppers’ expectations. “This a major challenge that manufacturers […]

Industry group warns Ottawa that excessive cuts to drug prices could be harmful | Times Colonist

Industry group warns Ottawa that excessive cuts to drug prices could be harmful | Times Colonist

OTTAWA — Canada’s drug developers recognize that pharmaceutical prices need to come down but they fear the Trudeau government will push too hard in a regulatory review by Health Canada, the head of an industry association said Tuesday. Pamela Fralick, president of Innovative Medicines Canada, said she doesn’t know what changes Health Canada will propose […]

Rapid flurry of new drug pricing leaves no room for public debate | TheHill

Rapid flurry of new drug pricing leaves no room for public debate | TheHill

Unfortunately, rather than celebrating these advances, we are left in shock at the cost. In August, Novartis announced the price of their CAR-therapy — a form of treatment primarily for blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma — was $475,000 per patient based (although they may offer a refund for patients who do not benefit from […]

GNC Shows Q3 Profit with New Model | Whole Foods Magazine

GNC Shows Q3 Profit with New Model | Whole Foods Magazine

Pittsburgh, PA – Just six weeks into the job, GNC Holdings CEO Ken Martindale expressed optimism about a turnaround with unique products and services in the pipeline for 2018 and the ability to market them better during his first call with analysts reporting same store third-quarter sales up 1.3% in company-owned stores. “It is clear […]

Gilead says drug profits must stay high to pay for ‘innovation,’ but 100% of its profits went to shareholders | LA Times

Gilead says drug profits must stay high to pay for ‘innovation,’ but 100% of its profits went to shareholders | LA Times

With high drug prices still in the political crosshairs on Capitol Hill, pharmaceutical industry bosses are at pains to explain why a cure for hepatitis-C has to cost a budget-busting $1,000 per pill, or a promising cancer treatment should carry a list price of $373,000. That duty most recently fell to John C. Martin, the […]

Three easy steps to drive your pharmaceutical pricing strategy | GfK

Three easy steps to drive your pharmaceutical pricing strategy | GfK

Pricing for pharmaceuticals continues to grow in complexity for the industry due to a variety of factors.  A few of the prominent challenges our clients face include: Just one chance to get it right. Once a price strategy is in place, course corrections are difficult and sometimes even impossible; for example, price increases in ex-US […]

Campaigners welcome NHS England call for ‘more regulation’ of drug pricing | Global Justice Now

Campaigners welcome NHS England call for ‘more regulation’ of drug pricing | Global Justice Now

Diarmaid McDonald of patient campaign Just Treatment said: “We’re currently campaigning to get Pfizer to charge a price for breast cancer drug, palbociclib, that the NHS can afford. If they don’t drop the price then the government should use its power – known as a crown use licence – to secure a fairly priced generic […]

Pfizer, Amazon, President Trump, football, social injustice, global warming, American Airlines, racism | Dallas News

Pfizer, Amazon, President Trump, football, social injustice, global warming, American Airlines, racism | Dallas News

The shady nature of drug pricing was well illustrated in the news about the outcome of the Pfizer lawsuit against the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Pfizer had filed a lawsuit for disclosing drug pricing and rebate information to two Texas legislators who were outside the inner circle of “need to know” individuals. Unsurprisingly, […]

Celltrion to adopt aggressive pricing for Avastin biosimilar | The Korea Herald

Celltrion to adopt aggressive pricing for Avastin biosimilar | The Korea Herald

[THE INVESTOR] Korea’s biopharmaceutical firm Celltrion seeks to launch its version of Roche’s blockbuster cancer therapy Avastin at a highly competitive price to compete with other biosimilar makers making much faster progress. Celltrion, which was the first to enter European markets with its biosimilars of Remicade and Rituxan, plans to implement a deep-discount pricing strategy […]