Laura Joszt

Laura is the editorial director of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) and all its brands, including The American Journal of Accountable Care®, Evidence-Based Oncology™, and The Center for Biosimilars®. She has been working on AJMC® since 2014 and has been with AJMC®'s parent company, MJH Life Sciences®, since 2011. She has an MA in business and economic reporting from New York University.

You can reach her at ljoszt@mjhlifesciences.com or you can connect with her on LinkedIn or Twitter.


The US Is Entering Round 2 of Biosimilar Activity, Says Cardinal Health’s Oskouei

May 03, 2022

The United States is about to enter round 2 of biosimilar activity with a pipeline that expands biosimilars into new therapeutic areas, said Sonia Oskouei, PharmD, BCMAS, DPLA, vice president of biosimilars, Cardinal Health, during her presentation at Asembia’s Specialty Pharmacy Summit.

Pegfilgrastim Biosimilars Provide Clinical, Economic Benefits to Prevent Febrile Neutropenia

April 18, 2022

An analysis of real-world dosing and effectiveness of pegfilgrastim biosimilars found the clinical benefits of preventing febrile neutropenia in patients with intermediate to high risk come at acceptable financial costs compared with filgrastim biosimilars.

Biosimilar Competition and Utilization Uptake Have Driven Down Costs in the Oncology Space

April 01, 2022

During a session at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy annual meeting, Yuqian Liu, PharmD, of Magellan Rx Management, highlighted strategies to encourage biosimilar utilization in the oncology space and the cost savings as a result.

ACR Supports Continued Use of Telemedicine and Reimbursement Parity After COVID-19 Crisis

July 01, 2020

The widespread adoption of telemedicine during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as reimbursement parity that was enacted by CMS, should be continued once the public health emergency passes, according to a new position statement by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).

Session Highlights Barriers to Biosimilar Adoption and Lack of Provider, Payer Education

April 17, 2018

During a session at the 2018 Community Oncology Conference, hosted by the Community Oncology Alliance April 12-13 in National Harbor, Maryland, Robert M. Rifkin, MD, FACP, medical director of biosimilars at McKesson Specialty Health, The US Oncology Network, highlighted the opportunities biosimilars provide to increase access to drugs while decreasing costs, but also the remaining barriers to adoption.