Carol Lynch: Addressing Misinformation About Biosimilars

Carol Lynch, president of Sandoz US and head of North America, discusses which stakeholders have a role in addressing misinformation about biosimilars. 
February 18, 2019


Transcript:

Who is responsible for addressing misinformation campaigns about biosimilars, and what can be done to stop them?

I think we all need to take on the task of tackling misinformation that’s out there, because I think, at best, it can lead to confusion for all stakeholders, and at worst, it can actually cause doubt about the safety and efficacy of biosimilars.

So, I think that from an FDA perspective they can definitely set out and help us with that. I think it’s on manufacturers to step up, but also the other players in the industry as well, so for example the medical societies, industry associations like [Association for Accessible Medicines] and Medicines for Europe, all play an important role in making sure that fair and balanced information is available to all stakeholders.
 

x-button

Health economics experts. Managed care professionals. Key clinical specialists. This is where the worlds of clinical, regulatory, and economical outcomes for specialized pharmaceutical biotechnology meet: The Center for Biosimilars is your online resource for emerging technologies, with a focus on improving critical thinking in the field to impact patient outcomes. We’ll discuss the current landscape for advanced health care management—reviewing emerging treatment paradigms, approaches, and considerations—all by authoritative industry voices.

Intellisphere, LLC
2 Clarke Drive
Suite 100
Cranbury, NJ 08512
P: 609-716-7777
F: 609-716-4747
Copyright © 2006-2019 Intellisphere, LLC. All Rights Reserved.