Pharma Fights Healthcare Cost-Containment Policies - Pharmaceutical Technology

Latest Issue
PharmTech

Latest Issue
PharmTech Europe

Pharma Fights Healthcare Cost-Containment Policies
The ongoing economic crisis in Europe has accelerated healthcare cost-containment measures targeting the price of pharmaceuticals, but the pharma industry is not giving in without a fight.




References

The Guardian website, “The Euro Crisis is Over, Declares José Manuel Barroso,” http://www.guardian.co.uk, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

Reuters website, “Europe Economic Recovery Seen Mid-2013 — ECB,” http://uk.reuters.com , accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

The Telegraph website, “Europe’s Bad Debts ‘Will Bite in 2013’,” www.telegraph.co.uk, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

EFPIA website, “Letter from EFPIA President, Sir Andrew Witty, to European Heads of States and Governments,” http://www.efpia.eu, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

Swiss Info, “Recession-Hit Nations Owe Pharma Firms Billions,” http://www.swissinfo.ch, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

PharmaTimes website, “Drugmakers Tell Greece: “We’ll Cap your Medicines Bill,” http://www.pharmatimes.com, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

Business Week website, “Spain Drugmakers Plan $7 Billion Unpaid-Bill Securitization,” http://www.businessweek.com, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.

Chicago Tribune, “Spain Coughs Up Billions to Keep Regions in Medicine,” http://articles.chicagotribune.com, accessed 15 Jan. 2013.


ADVERTISEMENT

blog comments powered by Disqus
LCGC E-mail Newsletters

Subscribe: Click to learn more about the newsletter
| Weekly
| Monthly
|Monthly
| Weekly

Survey
FDASIA was signed into law two years ago. Where has the most progress been made in implementation?
Reducing drug shortages
Breakthrough designations
Protecting the supply chain
Expedited reviews of drug submissions
More stakeholder involvement
Reducing drug shortages
70%
Breakthrough designations
4%
Protecting the supply chain
17%
Expedited reviews of drug submissions
2%
More stakeholder involvement
7%
View Results
Eric Langerr Outsourcing Outlook Eric LangerRelationship-building at Top of Mind for Clients
Cynthia Challener, PhD Ingredients Insider Cynthia ChallenerRisk Reduction Top Driver for Biopharmaceutical Raw Material Development
Jill Wechsler Regulatory Watch Jill Wechsler Changes and Challenges for Generic Drugs
Faiz Kermaini Industry Insider Faiz KermainiNo Signs of a Slowdown in Mergers
CMOs and the Track-and-Trace Race: Are You Engaged Yet?
Ebola Outbreak Raises Ethical Issues
Better Comms Means a Fitter Future for Pharma, Part 2: Realizing the Benefits of Unified Communications
Better Comms Means a Fitter Future for Pharma, Part 1: Challenges and Changes
Sandoz Wins Biosimilar Filing Race

Click here