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What Population Health Means for Manufacturers

It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is under growing pressure to reduce the cost of care while improving quality. Linkage of payment for healthcare to the cost and quality delivered is the idea behind value-based payment frameworks, and is the driving force behind today’s rapidly changing healthcare landscape. Such…

Barriers to Realizing Biosimilars’ Potential

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For quite some time, providers, public and private payers, policy-makers, pharmacy benefit managers and patients have hoped the arrival of biosimilars would usher in a new era of competitive drug prices. However, as the U.S. market prepares to welcome its second biosimilar, Celltrion’s Inflectra, the future of biosimilars in this…

Value-Based Payment Models: Implications for Medical Device Manufacturers

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The healthcare industry is facing enormous pressure in the form of spiraling cost inflation, lagging quality indicators, rising insurance premiums, and increased demand for price transparency to deliver better health outcomes at lower prices. The historical fee-for-service business model that rewards the volume of treatments and encourages unnecessary care without…

Population Health and Its Implications for Manufacturers

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It’s no secret that the global healthcare industry is increasingly challenged to reduce costs while still delivering innovative, high-quality care. This transition toward a value-based framework for healthcare delivery and payment is the driving force behind today’s rapidly changing healthcare landscape. In past columns, I’ve discussed the growing importance of…

5 Tips On How To Compete in Bundled Care Environment

MD&DI

On the morning of April 1, hospital and medical device company executives woke up to yet another new chapter in bundled pricing — CMS’ Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) initiative. Unlike the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) programs that preceded it, there is no opt-out clause for the…