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Header: Chou and Stillerman Talk Value Assessments in MedAd News
In a new MedAd News feature article on the influence of value assessments, Precision Xtract's Jacki Chou and Zac Stillerman provide their insights on the growing influence of ICER, and how manufacturers can be more proactive in shaping favorable assessments of their new treatments.
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Precision Experts Discuss Evolution of Hub Services in Journal of Clinical Pathways
In the latest edition of Journal of Clinical Pathways, Precision experts Chris Dillon, Chrysanthe Peteros and Larry Blandford examine the expanding role of hub support services in the pharmaceutical marketplace, emphasizing their importance as increasingly complex therapies requiring higher degrees of specialization and flexibility are launched.
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CBO says Proposed Rule to Kill Rebates Will Increase Spending by $177 Billion
Increasing patient savings and reducing government spending are laudable goals. But neither the CBO nor Precision experts Jeremy Schafer, Jacki Chou, and Harry G. Schiavi believe the proposed HHS rule will work. In this Spotlight on Market Access article, they join other industry leaders in discussing the potential repercussions of the rule.
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Stephen Carter
Direct from his presentations on value-based contacting at AMCP and ISPOR, hear from globally recognized expert, Steve Carter, on the top four critical pitfalls to avoid. Steve will share lessons learned from situational examples as well as highlight how manufacturers can evolve and adapt their strategies. In addition, he’ll share thoughts on how HEOR can better support value-based efforts. What you learn can be applied immediately!

Click the link here to register for this special, gratis webinar.
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Meet with Precision at ISPOR in New Orleans
Precision will be at ISPOR New Orleans on May 18-22, participating in a wide variety of panels, workshops, and poster presentations.
Don’t miss your chance to meet directly with one of our subject matter experts to hear how we can support you with health technology assessments, new models for evidence synthesis, and defending the value of your treatments to payers.
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Register for Precision HEOR's Free On-Demand Webinar: Improving Evidence Synthesis Methods
One of Precision’s most engaging webinar topics is back by popular demand! Hear from globally recognized expert Dr. Jeroen Jansen on how to improve your evidence synthesis approaches to understand value, with applications to oncology as well as other disease areas: "Evidence Synthesis in Oncology: Efficient Use of Existing Data to Understand Value".
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Precision's Baumgardner Warns HIV Advances Could Be Negatively Impacted by Changes to Medicare Part D Rule
In Spotlight on Market Access, Precision senior research economist James Baumgardner provides his perspective on HHS’ proposed changes to Medicare Part D loosening government restrictions on 4 protected drug classes, including those to treat HIV. Baumgardner cautions the rule changes “directly imperils those with HIV who have Medicare as their source of health coverage,” and urges greater adoption of HIV prevention efforts, including the use of new PrEP treatments that can greatly reduce the risk of acquiring HIV.
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World Pharma Pricing & Market Access Congress 2019
Precision will be at PMSA in San Diego April 14-17 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt—come meet us at booth 22 and learn more about how we can help you unlock the full potential of your data assets and gain insights into tomorrow's healthcare landscape.
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On-Demand Webinar with Dr. Anupam Jena: What Do Value Assessments Miss?
In this unique one-hour webinar, Dr. Jena outlines a broader framework for assessing value to improve identification of not only the highest-value treatments, but also low-value therapies on which spending can safely be reduced.
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World Pharma Pricing & Market Access Congress 2019
Precision will be attending the 2019 World Pharma Pricing & Market Access Congress on March 19th and 20th in Amsterdam!
In addition to visiting our sponsor booth, we encourage you to attend Precision thought leaders Basmah Khogeer and Nusayba Anjarwalla’s research presentation—full details follow:
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AMCP Taps Precision to Lead Value-Based Contracting Workshop
Continuing to provide the highest level of thought leadership to healthcare innovators, Precision has been asked by the AMCP to lead a special corporate training program on unlocking opportunities in value-based contracting.
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ICER Will Examine Drugs With Unsupported Price Increases
As the spotlight on manufacturers' raising the prices of therapies already on the market shows no sign of dimming, one industry group recently unveiled its intentions to dig a little deeper into the topic. The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) says it will create a series of so-called Unsupported Price Increase (UPI) reports that will examine whether price increases are justified.
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Precision's Jansen to Lead ISPOR Summit Series Workshop on New Approaches to Value Assessment
We are pleased to announce that Precision's Chief Scientist Dr. Jeroen Jansen will be participating in a special workshop organized by ISPOR on the topic of value assessments. The workshop, part of ISPOR's ongoing Summit Series, will take place on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 12:00pm EST. Entitled Novel Approaches to Value Assessment, WITHIN the Cost-Effectiveness Framework, this webinar will feature a video presentation from Dr. Jansen as well as a live Q&A session at the conclusion with moderator Lou Garrison, PhD.
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How Prescribers Affect Launch Success
In a featured article for PM360, Precision’s Ross Maclean and Phil Cyr identify three themes and eight interrelated factors which, if overlooked, can negatively impact a launch. In short, prescribers remain Very Important People in a launch, facing challenges around Vulnerability, Incentives, and Personalization.
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Zac Stillerman Joins Precision Xtract as President and General Manager
Precision Xtract, part of Precision Value & Health, today announced Zac Stillerman, acclaimed healthcare industry operator and strategist, as new president and general manager. Responsible for leading Precision Xtract through its next phase of growth, Stillerman has a proven ability to translate vision and strategy into dynamic collaboration and first-class execution. He joins Precision Xtract at a time of growing demand from innovative life sciences companies for essential consulting activities, including health economic outcomes research, value demonstration, pricing and market access, and commercialization.
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Precision's Huber Leads New Study on Social, Economic Impacts of West Africa Ebola Crisis
Led by Caroline Huber, associate director of policy and economics, a study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases provides valuable new data on the social, economic, and health impacts of the 2013-2016 West Africa Ebola crisis.
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Xtract Presents at Real-World Data & Life Science Analytics Congress
Precision Xtract was proud to be a sponsor and featured presenter at the Real-World Data & Life Science Analytics Conference October 25-26 in Boston.
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Precision Xtract To Have Strong Presence at ISPOR Barcelona – Visit Us at Booth #311
Precision will be in Barcelona November 12-13 with more than a dozen experts in health economics value demonstration, pricing & market access, and commercialization in attendance. We'll be there to talk with you and share our expertise.
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Precision Thought Leadership on Display at ISPOR Barcelona
Precision's thought leaders will be active throughout ISPOR, presenting their latest research in a variety of short courses, posters, issue panels and workshops. A complete list of scientific presentations can be found below:
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Notable Recent Precision Xtract Publications
The research findings of Precision Xtract's scientific thought leaders are regularly published in top-tier journals. You can read some of our notable, recently published research at the links below.
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Discover exactly what Precision can do for you. We look forward to learning about your needs, exploring how we can support you, and sharing our proven approaches. For information and inquiries, please contact:
Zac Stillerman
Zac Stillerman
President and General Manager
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Larry Blandford
Larry Blandford, PharmD
Executive Vice President and Managing Partner
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J. Bruce Leavitt
J. Bruce Leavitt, MBA
Executive Vice President and Managing Partner
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Ross Maclean
Ross Maclean, MD, PHD, MBA
Executive Vice President, General Manager
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Harry Grant Schiavi
Harry Grant Schiavi
Managing Partner
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