Interviews

Part 2: Jorge Garcia on Giving Pharmacists Latitude to Switch to Biosimilars

November 25, 2020

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Jorge Garcia, PharmD, MS, MHA, MBA, assistant vice president of the System Oncology Pharmacy Service Line at Baptist Health South Florida, discussed how Baptist Health increases biosimilar use and how innovator companies fight to avoid biosimilar competition.

Jorge Garcia Talks About COVID-19’s Effect on Pegfilgrastim Biosimilars

November 18, 2020

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Jorge Garcia, MS, assistant vice president of the System Oncology Pharmacy Service Line at Baptist Health South Florida, discussed how the pandemic has interrupted oncology care for patients and affected the utilization of pegfilgrastim biosimilars.

Part 2: Nabeel Khan, MD, Discusses the Significance of a VA Study on Biosimilar Switching

November 7, 2020

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Nabeel Khan, MD, an associate professor of clinical medicine with the University of Pennsylvania, explains how a recent infliximab switching study builds support for use of biosimilars and early treatment with these agents.

Part 1: Nabeel Khan, MD, Discusses an Infliximab Double-Switching Study

November 4, 2020

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Nabeel Khan, MD, an associate professor of clinical medicine with the University of Pennsylvania, discussed a study in which patients were switched from reference and biosimilar forms of infliximab to another biosimilar infliximab, Renflexis.

Bhuvana Sagar, MD, Discusses Maintaining Cost Efficiency While Using Biosimilars

November 1, 2020

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Bhuvana Sagar, MD, the national medical executive at Cigna Health Care, discusses the importance of maintaining cost efficiency when juggling multiple biosimilars for 1 originator in the practice setting.

Part 2: Chad Pettit on “Head-to-Head” Biologics Competition

October 29, 2020

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Chad Pettit, executive director of marketing and team leader for global biosimilar launches at Amgen, discusses the potential for a level playing field for biosimilars and reference products.

Part 1: Chad Pettit on Amgen’s Assessment of the US Biosimilar Marketplace

October 27, 2020

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Chad Pettit, MBA, executive director of marketing and team leader for global biosimilar launches at Amgen, discussed Amgen’s recent report on the state of the US biosimilars marketplace.

Sandoz’ Edward Li on Using Filgrastim to Ease the Risk of Febrile Neutropenia

October 20, 2020

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Edward Li, PharmD, director of Health Economics and Outcomes Research for Sandoz, discussed how biosimilar filgrastim (Zarxio) used as primary prophylaxis saves money and helps reduce the risk of febrile neutropenia in patients with cancer.

Thomas Wakim On Neuclone’s Early Dive Into Developing PD-1 Inhibitor Biosimilars

October 15, 2020

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Thomas Wakim, strategic analyst for Neuclone, discussed the company’s decision to break into the world of PD-1 inhibitors, its partnership with the Serum Institute in India, and Neuclone’s biosimilar pipeline.

Part 2: Ryan Cox on Whether Midsize Employers Have a Voice in Biosimilar Discussions

October 8, 2020

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Ryan Cox, vice president of the Access Experience Team at PRECISIONvalue, discusses whether midsize employers can participate in payer discussions on formulary placement.

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