November 22, 2017 | Blog
November 6, 2017 | Blog
In an unprecedented move, the UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently recommended NHS funding of GSK's gene therapy STRIMVELIS™ for an ultra-orphan immunodeficiency disorder ADA-SCID1 – also dubbed the “Bubble Baby Syndrome” priced at EUR 594,000. Given NICE’s resistance to such high per-patient therapy costs, CBPartners investigates how GSK was able to defend the value positioning of the STRIMVELIS™ to NICE.
October 16, 2017 | Blog
October is breast cancer awareness month, and In light of our recent PDx (PD1 / PD-L1) analysis, CBPartners decided to take a closer look at the potential for these paradigm-shifting therapies to make a difference for patients diagnosed with breast cancer.
September 17, 2017 | Blog
Yet another drug pricing debate has started to brew in the USA, with its epicentre right in DC. Two Democratic members of the US House (Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Peter Welch (D-VT)), announced that they are launching an investigation into the pricing of disease-modifying treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS). CBPartners investigates MS pricing in the political context.
August 18, 2017 | Blog
In April 2017, AIFA (Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco, Italian Medicines Agency) released a new algorithm to assess and evaluate the level of innovativeness of new drugs aimed to get reimbursement by the SSN (Sistema Sanitario Nazionale, National Health System) through the EUR 1 billion fund made available by the Italian MoH (Ministero della Salute, Ministry of Health) for innovative therapies. CBPartners investigates the impact that this has.