2018 Biosimilar Triumphs And Tribulations: How Have Market Expectations Evolved?
2018 Biosimilar Triumphs And Tribulations: How Have Market Expectations Evolved?

In the first part of a three-part “Ask The Board” series, members of the editorial board share what left them feeling the most heartened or concerned in 2018 and what must take center stage as we head into 2019.

  • The Brexit Deal And Its Impact On The Pharmaceutical Industry
    The Brexit Deal And Its Impact On The Pharmaceutical Industry

    According to trade groups, approximately 45 million packs of medicines leave the U.K. for Europe every month, and 37 million go in the opposite direction. In a year, that’s almost 1 billion packs of medicines. What those borders would look like after a Brexit deal would significantly impact major industries in the U.K. and EU economies.

  • Express Scripts New Flex Formulary: Biosimilar Friend Or Foe?
    Express Scripts New Flex Formulary: Biosimilar Friend Or Foe?

    Though it’s much too early to say for sure, we will need to watch how this formulary impacts the brand vs. biosimilar landscape, and, in turn, the performance of biosimilars in the pharmacy reimbursement space.

  • West Coast Employers Eye Biosimilars
    West Coast Employers Eye Biosimilars

    One employer group expert provides a good look at the current relationships between employers and those assisting them with their healthcare decisions, as well as how the Pacific Business Group on Health, has set out to create a biosimilar educational and market push initiative.

  • An Inside Look: The Oncologist’s Perspective On Biosimilars
    An Inside Look: The Oncologist’s Perspective On Biosimilars

    Biosimilar Development regularly discusses educational strategies and biosimilar market access strategies implemented around the world. However, one perspective that deserves more attention (on this site and elsewhere) is that of oncologists. After all, these are the experts on the front lines, experiencing manufacturers’ education strategies and influencing biosimilar uptake.

  • How Will Trump’s New FTC/DOJ Reporting Requirements Impact Biosimilars?
    How Will Trump’s New FTC/DOJ Reporting Requirements Impact Biosimilars?

    On Oct. 10, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act, which, among other things, requires that certain biosimilar applicants and reference product sponsors involved in patent disputes file their settlement agreements with the FTC and the DOJ. This article summarizes the key provisions of the new law and discusses its limitations.

  • Reaching Employers: How Biosimilar Makers Can Close The Gap
    Reaching Employers: How Biosimilar Makers Can Close The Gap

    In addition to learning about the biosimilar-related activities National Alliance of Healthcare Purchasers Coalition has implemented recently, I picked one expert's brain about which educational strategies would best reach employers during this age when the entire U.S. healthcare system is under the microscope.

  • Biosimilars Vs. AbbVie So Far: “Humirapocalypse” Or Illusion?
    Biosimilars Vs. AbbVie So Far: “Humirapocalypse” Or Illusion?

    Humira is said to have recently won a national tender in the EU thanks to a startling 80 percent discount to the pre-biosimilar price tag. However, as the dust clears from the initial news, things are less clear-cut than they may have appeared.

  • If Four-Letter Suffixes Aren’t Used In Biosimilar Tracking, What Use Are They?
    If Four-Letter Suffixes Aren’t Used In Biosimilar Tracking, What Use Are They?

    The implementation of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act1 (BPCIA) raised a number of critical issues for manufacturers, payers, and prescribers. These include the big-picture questions of extrapolation of indications, interchangeability, and a radical new approach to evaluating the comparability of these drugs to their reference biologics, as well as approving them.

  • U.S. Biosimilar Progress: Are We Getting Ahead Of Ourselves?
    U.S. Biosimilar Progress: Are We Getting Ahead Of Ourselves?

    Rather than focusing on whether the market has a solid basis to survive, one expert presents some interesting perspectives on the need for a more measured perspective on the market’s financial growth, as well as on the current role of biosimilar competition and differentiation.

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BIOSIMILAR INSIGHTS

  • Dancing In The Bioprocessing Ballroom: Voices Of Experience

    Single-use technology is well-established, and has made its way into commercial licensed facilities, but there is more innovation in this field which will further enhance its versatility into new markets and technologies. The closed-system ballroom manufacturing approach will enable biomanufacturers to take full advantage of the flexibility offered by single-use systems, while driving out risk and is particularly suitable for applications that require multiple or rapid change-overs, and therapies with small scale production.  

  • Services Marketing: You Can’t Build A Strong Marketing Strategy On A Weak Foundation

    Strong marketing service strategies are built on a strong foundation of deeply understanding the market, customer needs, and the decision-making processes. Continue reading to learn how to elevate your organization’s credibility and service marketing plans.

  • Staying Flexible In Biomanufacturing

    The concept of optionality is key to staying flexible in biomanufacturing by keeping your options open and having multiple pathways to take while navigating through this highly uncertain environment. Using a combination of financial options analysis and decision analytics to quantify your options helps to embrace the uncertainty equation.  

  • Keys To Consistent Bioprocessing

    The development of a robust and consistent bioprocess requires a systematic and risk-based approach to identify the right process parameters and raw materials.

  • Evolution of Single-Use Bioprocessing Into BioPharm 4.0

    Using data analytics to drive continuous improvements in efficiency.

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TRAINING COURSES

Specialty Product Data Strategies December 12, 2018
Philadelpia, PA
Copay Accumulator Summit December 13, 2018
Philadelphia, PA
14th Annual Biosimilars Summit January 22 - 23, 2019
Alexandria, VA
Reimbursement and Contracting January 23 - 24, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
6th Annual Reimbursement and Contracting January 23 - 24, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
Patients Registries & Real World Evidence Summit January 30 - 31, 2019
Miami, FL
PAP 2019 March 5 - 6, 2019
Baltimore, MD
IVT's Statistics in Validation March 6 - 7, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
Medical Device Validation Week March 12 - 14, 2019
Minneapolis, MN
Life Sciences Accounting and Reporting Congress March 20 - 22, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
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 EVENTS

Specialty Product Data Strategies December 12, 2018
Philadelpia, PA
Copay Accumulator Summit December 13, 2018
Philadelphia, PA
14th Annual Biosimilars Summit January 22 - 23, 2019
Alexandria, VA
Reimbursement and Contracting January 23 - 24, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
6th Annual Reimbursement and Contracting January 23 - 24, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

LIFE SCIENCE EVENTS

Specialty Product Data Strategies December 12, 2018
Philadelpia, PA
Copay Accumulator Summit December 13, 2018
Philadelphia, PA
14th Annual Biosimilars Summit January 22 - 23, 2019
Alexandria, VA
Reimbursement and Contracting January 23 - 24, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
6th Annual Reimbursement and Contracting January 23 - 24, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
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LIFE SCIENCE INDUSTRY EVENTS

Specialty Product Data Strategies December 12, 2018
Philadelpia, PA
Copay Accumulator Summit December 13, 2018
Philadelphia, PA
14th Annual Biosimilars Summit January 22 - 23, 2019
Alexandria, VA
Reimbursement and Contracting January 23 - 24, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
6th Annual Reimbursement and Contracting January 23 - 24, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
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