Led by Caroline Huber, Associate Director of Policy and Economics, a surprising new study was recently published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, estimating the overlooked social, economic and health impacts of the 2013-2016 West Africa Ebola crisis.
A new study by Precision co-authors Andrew Delgado and Jinjoo Shim, along with scientific advisors John Romley and Katherine Batt, assesses the value to society of improved survival from novel immune-oncology treatments. With the data compiled, the study team concluded that there is evidence of substantial survival gains, and thus, social value.
In the latest edition of the Journal of Clinical Pathways (JCP), Zachary Bessette summarizes PHE Senior Research Economist Jim Baumgardner’s recent ASH presentation, focused on studying the cost-effectiveness of novel CAR-T treatments. In the study, Dr. Baumgardner’s team asserts that the introduction of CAR-T therapies represents a major break from the trend of declining incremental effectiveness and provides similar cost-effectiveness to other innovations.
In a featured article for PM360, Precision’s Ross Maclean and Phil Cyr identify three themes and eight interrelated factors which, if overlooked, can negatively impact a launch. In short, prescribers remain Very Important People in a launch, facing challenges around Vulnerability, Incentives, and Personalization.
Senior Research Economist James Baumgardner will be presenting “CAR-T Therapy Displays Favorable Gains in Health Outcomes and Competitive Cost-Effectiveness When Compared with Past Innovative Cancer Treatments” at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 60thAnnual Meeting and Exposition, taking place from December 1-4 in San Diego, CA.
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