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Antivirals - Post-Approval Insights

Antiviral drug approvals over the last decade have been dominated by drugs aimed at treating Hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). An estimated 2.4 million to 4.7 million people are living with HCV in the US, while about 1.2 million people in the US live with HIV. While these are both huge markets that continue to attract big pharma development efforts, the competitive landscape has become multi-layered and complex with long-standing therapies being evaluated alongside newly approved combinations

Leveraging Analytics to Boost Market Access

Specialty drugs comprise a growing share of the pharmaceutical market. According to an industry report by Drug Channels, total prescription revenues surpassed $500 billion in 2021, with specialty drugs accounting for almost 40 percent of outpatient prescription revenues and an even larger share of payers’ net prescription costs. Over the next five years, these therapies are projected to account for at least half of all revenue generated by the pharmacy industry

Ways a Patient Access Platform Breaks Through Barriers

There was a time when the path from a physician prescribing to the patient starting drug therapy was straightforward. With the rise of value-based healthcare and novel specialty treatments, that’s no longer the case. Today, rigorous payer requirements and increasing out-of-pocket obligations frequently hinder patient access

The best commercialization partner to drive access

Is a pharmaceutical hub the best solution for commercializing your therapies. For well over a decade, pharmaceutical hub services have played a pivotal role in supporting patient access to life-saving and life-altering advanced drug therapies. Unfortunately, hubs tend to be a partner with low customer satisfaction rates and lower than ideal coverage and adherence

Defying the Mid-Cycle Curse for Specialty Pharma

Mid-cycle specialty products often face challenges when it comes to reaching patients several years after launch. Case Study: Women’s Health Product Phil was able to assist our client with turning around a tumultuous post-approval journey. Reimbursement challenges led to poor uptake and the pharma manufacturer brought on a telemedicine company to help with the prescribing and authorization process

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