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Quantifying the Impact of Delaying Treatment

When new drugs enter the market, there are often delays before patients have access to the medication. These delays are partly due to patients and physicians being required to complete several steps before a prescription is approved for reimbursement. Alirocumab, a PCSK9 inhibitor which reduces low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)1, has up to a 75% rejection rate by payers2. The natural question that follows is what impact this delay may have on a patient’s health.

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Estimating Target Patient Population Size

Estimating the size of a target patient population is critical for many stakeholders within the healthcare industry. For pharmaceutical companies, a strong understanding of the patient population should feed into research & development, forecasting, physician targeting, and discussions with payers and health technology authorities (HTAs). For payers, the size of the target patient population aids in estimating the budget impact of treatments and the overall burden of disease.

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Implications from HEOR and RWE Models for Biopharmaceutical Commercial Analytics

The following blog is an expanded summary of proposed research accepted for delivery at the upcoming 22nd ISPOR Annual International Meeting, Research Poster Presentations - Session I, entitled “Health Care Use & Policy Studies”, to be held in the John B. Hynes Convention Center (Level 2) in Boston on Monday May 22, 2017 from 8:30am-2:30pm. The poster author discussion hour will be from 1:00-2:00pm. 

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