Biosimilar Pipeline Congested by Patent Litigation BottleneckFebruary 11th 2020
The orphan drug market could see hefty biosimilar competition, based on revenue potential, and patent struggles need to be resolved before some biosimilars can come to market, according to a speaker reviewing the 2020 pipeline at the Specialty Therapies and Biosimilars Congress.
Emory Healthcare Takes Charge of Specialty Pharmacy, Improves the Patient ExperienceFebruary 6th 2020
In a recent presentation at the Specialty Therapies and Biosimilars Congress, the director of pharmacy for Emory Healthcare discussed how they developed a strong in-house specialty pharmacy and cut dependence on outside for-profit specialty pharmacies and managed to strengthen adherence, improve patient outcomes, and reduce costs.
Industry Executive Warns International Pricing Index Could Slow Drug InvestmentJanuary 24th 2020
Molly Burich, MS, director of public policy for biosimilars and pipeline at the pharmaceutical giant Boehringer Ingelheim, discussed the International Price Index proposal Thursday at the 2020 Specialty Therapies and Biosimilars Congress in Miami, Florida.
Sputtering Cost Reforms May Gain Momentum in 2020, but Patients Will Still Carry Higher BurdenJanuary 23rd 2020
In a wide-ranging state-of-the-industry talk, the clinical operations manager for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan discussed pending legislation, electronic prior authorization (ePA), and biosimilar uptake, among other prominent issues Wednesday at the 2020 Specialty Therapies and Biosimilars Congress in Miami, Florida.
Biosimilar Makers Must Plan for Originator Firms Gaming the Patent System, Panel SaysJanuary 22nd 2020
It’s important to keep in mind the successive patents that can be filed to keep an original product in a position of market dominance, and drug descriptions in biologic license applications can be written cleverly to achieve this aim, according to a panelist speaking at the Specialty Therapies and Biosimilars Conference, happening January 22-24, 2020, in Miami, Florida.