ARTICLES BY ANNA ROSE
How Can Hospitals Lead The Biosimilar Charge?
One oncology expert shares his thoughts on the operational challenges biosimilars may pose hospitals and what biosimilar manufacturers need to consider as they continue to invest in and launch oncology biosimilars.
Employers Aim To Transform Biosimilar, Biologics Reimbursement
Though the IDN is a unique setting of care, there were still several lines of discussion that arose from Kaiser Permanente's best practices that sparked discussion on how other stakeholders, particularly employers, can start to chip away at the systemic issues standing in biosimilars’ way.
“What Would Kaiser Do?” Changing The Employer Mindset About Biosimilars
In this first of a two-part article based on our discussion, a payer and employer coalition director highlight some of the payer and employer-centric discussions that are being had today to both improve biosimilar access and navigate a system that has not been friendly to lower-cost competition thus far.
How Kaiser Built A Biosimilar Empire — The Inside Story
Kaiser Permanente's Dr. Sameer Awsare and I touched base in recent weeks to talk about the process in place that has encouraged great success for biosimilars within KP. In particular, Dr. Awsare reinforces many of the lessons I’ve heard from other physicians within different healthcare settings in order to encourage greater physician and patient biosimilar buy-in.
The Nurse’s Perspective On Biosimilars In Oncology Care
Seeing as Sheldon has been in oncology care for almost 40 years and still works as an oncology nurse practitioner, she was the perfect person to speak to about the trends she’s observing in oncology care, in addition to the current role biosimilars play — and could still play — in oncology.
Sandoz Execs: Biosimilar Initiatives For A New Decade
Here, Yoon and Frame reveal their expectations for the biosimilar industry, touching upon which education efforts are still needed and which trends in the broader pharmaceutical and healthcare market will be influential for future waves of biosimilar development and access.
Education, Patents, Sustainability, Oh My! Experts Dish On 2020 Biosimilar Challenges
In this final installment of the Biosimilar Editorial Board 2020 Outlook series, it's clear there is also a growing urgency and passion for seeing this industry succeed — and that passion is not to be underestimated.
Sandoz Executives: Have Biosimilars Lived Up To Their Promise?
I had the fortune of talking with two U.S. Sandoz executives, Sheila Frame, VP, marketing, market access, and patient services, and William Yoon, head, external engagement and medical advocacy. In the first of this two-part article, I picked their brains about the progress they’ve observed and how challenges for the industry have evolved over the past 10 years.
Biosimilar Industry Advancements To Watch In 2020
Multi-biosimilar competition in the U.S. oncology space, as well as the FDA’s regulatory progress toward a more competitive insulin market were popular topics among the whole group. But these are hardly the only big events to note in this progressing industry.
Fresenius Kabi: The Quest For More Efficient Biosimilar R&D
Following the news of Fresenius Kabi’s new biosimilar R&D lab, I reached out to one executive to discuss the current challenges in biosimilar R&D, including maintaining the delicate balance between biosimilar R&D and commercial teams as Fresenius Kabi prepares for a long future in the biosimilar space.