Experts Talk Payer, Manufacturer Communication

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2FtVd2K on April 30, 2018 at 07:25PM A group of experts during the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s annual meeting in Boston discussed the ongoing evolution of communication between manufacturers and payers. The presentation was conducted by: Jay Jackson, Xcenda senior vice president of consulting services; Kat Wolf […]

Some Top Quotes From National Policy and Advocacy Summit on Biologics and Biosimilars

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at http://bit.ly/2HC3OpS on April 30, 2018 at 05:55PM The Center for Biosimilars published what it says are the top seven memorable quotes from the Alliance for Patient Access Annual National Policy and Advocacy Summit on Biologics and Biosimilars. The summit was held April 17 in Washington. Below are several […]

Does Minimum Wage Affect Workplace Safety?

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2HDy9QL on April 30, 2018 at 04:55PM Empirical evidence on the employment effects of minimum wage legislation suggests the possibility that firms react to increases in low-skilled labor costs driven by minimum wages by reducing investments in non-wage job aspects, which can mitigate the need for layoffs. Such adjustments may involve […]

Economic Evaluation of Nonpharmacological Interventions for Dementia Patients and their Caregivers – A Systematic Literature Review

from Health Economics at http://bit.ly/2jj1s0k on April 30, 2018 at 04:55PM Background: The rising prevalence of dementia represents an important public health issue. There is currently no available cure for dementia disorders, only symptom-relieving therapies which can be either pharmacological or non-pharmacological. The number of non-pharmacological interventions for patients with dementia disorders and their caregivers […]