Tag: Pricing Science

Trump’s Drug Pricing Czar Found With ‘Multiple Blunt Force Injuries,’ Ruled Suicide | The Epoch Times

Trump’s Drug Pricing Czar Found With ‘Multiple Blunt Force Injuries,’ Ruled Suicide | The Epoch Times

The high-level federal official tasked with lowering drug prices was found dead and, according to authorities in Washington, took his own life. Daniel Best was the senior adviser to Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), for drug pricing reform. … Two days before his death, HHS published a question-and-answer article where Best explained […]

Health IT Adoption of Surescripts Price Transparency Tool Surges | EHR Intelligence

Health IT Adoption of Surescripts Price Transparency Tool Surges | EHR Intelligence

November 16, 2018 – Surescripts is experiencing a surge in new users as health IT adoption of its Real-Time Prescription Benefit tool increases fortyfold in a year. Prescribers have so far used the tool 30 million times to view patient-specific price and therapeutic alternative information since the EHR-integrated tool’s launch in 2017. EHR vendors comprising 77 […]

Airlines take you sky high – It’s All About . . . | Castanet

Airlines take you sky high – It’s All About . . . | Castanet

Do your own research when travelling. Those of you who do as much flying as I do you will be familiar with all the tricks the airlines use to get more money out of your pocket. Those of you who don’t believe that happens, search Google for information on a class action lawsuit launched against […]

Pfizer preps a laundry list of drug price hikes for the New Year — let the political fireworks begin | Endpoints News

Pfizer preps a laundry list of drug price hikes for the New Year — let the political fireworks begin | Endpoints News

Pfizer is billing this as a re­strained and com­pletely rea­son­able move, but the pharma giant has just thrown down a gaunt­let beg­ging Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump to pick it up. On Fri­day af­ter­noon the pharma giant $PFE put out a state­ment say­ing that it’s hold­ing the price line on 90% of its drug port­fo­lio come the […]

How Brands Can Protect Themselves From Legal Ramifications Over AI Privacy | Adweek

How Brands Can Protect Themselves From Legal Ramifications Over AI Privacy | Adweek

Dynamic pricing Dynamic pricing is increasingly all the rage in ecommerce marketing circles. Companies tap the power of algorithms to adjust prices on the fly based on what the customer might be willing to pay at any given time. Organizations employ AI to make decisions based on factors such as customer behavior and attributes coupled […]

Want to make some extra cash? Rent your car out, Airbnb-style | KSAT

Want to make some extra cash? Rent your car out, Airbnb-style | KSAT

Ever wished someone else would help contribute to your car payment? In true 21st century form, you can now rent out your car by the day to make a little (or a lot of) extra dough. The Airbnb-like car company Turo helps you to do just that. It also allows people to bypass dealing with car rental agencies […]

The Promise of Personalization in Retail | One-Off Sound Off

The Promise of Personalization in Retail | One-Off Sound Off

Given the personalization trend, it is not surprising that customers are comfortable getting involved with product personalization. Purchasing a tailored made product, receiving it quickly, cheaply, and to the location of their choice with full visibility into the sustainability and compliance practices of each participant in the value chain is the epitome of a personalized […]

Something Happened to U.S. Drug Costs in the 1990s | The New York Times

Something Happened to U.S. Drug Costs in the 1990s | The New York Times

Another potential explanation is that Americans take more expensive brand-name drugs than cheaper generics relative to their overseas counterparts. This doesn’t hold up either. We use a greater proportion of generic drugs here than most other countries — 84 percent of prescriptions are generic. Though Americans take a lower proportion of brand-name drugs, the prices […]

The Dawn of AI-Driven Price Management | RIS News

The Dawn of AI-Driven Price Management | RIS News

Want to devastate your financial performance? Simple. Get pricing wrong. And yet, 42% of retailers still primarily use spreadsheets for pricing and 34% use internally built software. What’s the problem with these traditional tools? For starters, both are incapable of supporting big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). You know, science. Which is a […]

How to Get 40 Percent Off Your Rental Car by Booking on Cyber Weekend | Mental Floss

How to Get 40 Percent Off Your Rental Car by Booking on Cyber Weekend | Mental Floss

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the days in between are great opportunities to do some holiday shopping for your loved ones, but there’s no rule that says you can’t save on ways to treat yourself as well. This year, the car rental company Budget is offering steep discounts on vehicles booked the weekend after Thanksgiving—and […]