Creating Value In Pharma-Health Plan Collaborations
A wave of research-based collaborations between pharmaceutical companies and payors is enabling a new level of credibility, trust, and joint efforts to enhance patient care.
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Individual deals with payers or information providers won’t provide pharma with the breadth of outcomes data they need to secure reimbursement for their drugs. A far broader stakeholder consensus is required.
Accessing IMS Health’s European electronic health records and jointly building a customized data analysis platform will inform AstraZeneca’s R&D priorities and support outcomes claims of newly-launched drugs.