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How small pharma can optimize commercialization

One of the most important considerations for any pharmaceutical manufacturer is determining the internal capabilities and capital needed to support drug commercialization. The reality is that small- and medium-sized life sciences companies lack the resources to match the commercialization strategies of big pharma. Fortunately, today, there are opportunities for small pharmaceutical companies to execute a go-to-market strategy through outsourcing

Market Access Strategy for Formulary Decision Makers

Drug formularies are a driving force for patient access to prescribed medication. A pharmaceutical brand’s inclusion and positioning on drug formularies are often reflective of the market access strategy’s level of success. To remain competitive, pharma manufacturers must understand how formulary management and the influence of payers are evolving and take steps to optimize market access

Diabetes - Post Approval Insights

According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report from the CDC, around 37.3 million people have diabetes in the US, while 96 million have prediabetes. Type 2 diabetes remains the most prevalent in the US (90-95% of diagnosis), while both subtypes represent chronic illnesses that require rigorous self management of therapies for effective disease control. The increased prevalence of diabetes over the last 20 years unleashed a multibillion dollar pharmaceutical market that has pushed drug developers to aggressively pursue life-saving treatments for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Does Your Brand’s Data Demonstrate Value to Payers?

The traditional route to pharmaceutical market access focuses on successful clinical trials and meeting regulators' safety and efficacy data requirements. In the past, this same data was sufficient for payers to determine that the drug was worth covering at the price point set by the manufacturer. But times have changed

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