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News & Insights2020-02-18T15:42:30+00:00

Bigger and Better Together: PRECISIONeffect Acquires Pascāle, Expanding Capabilities with PR and Social Media Services

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Boston – August 3, 2021 – PRECISIONeffect, the industry’s only healthcare advertising agency dedicated to changing the standard of care, today announced that it has acquired Pascāle, an international healthcare communications company specializing in public relations and social media. Pascāle has an almost two-decade history of launching full-scale, creative-fueled PR and social media campaigns to drive results for healthcare clients worldwide.

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A Solution Tool for Clinical Challenges in the Prognosis of Liver Injury

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Several clinical scoring systems have gradually emerged for liver injury diagnosis, but certain serious inherent deficiencies currently limit their predictive value. Precision’s Anuj Mubayi and co-author Aditi Ghosh report on their first of its kind study to use mathematical modeling to provide an accurate novel prognosis method to improve tools for diagnosis and clinical management of drug-induced acute liver injury and heart-attack-influenced ischaemic hepatitis liver injury.

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What does it mean to be patient centered in health economics?

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With drug pricing becoming a hot-button issue in recent years, the spotlight has focused on cost effectiveness models as a means of reducing health care spending, and pharmaceutical spending in particular. Precision’s Jacquelyn Chou argues that the current cost effectiveness model is too narrow, and identifies additional elements of value that should be included to provide a better voice for patients in the science, rather than serving as a cost-containment tool.

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Meeting the affordability challenges posed by orphan drugs: a survey of payers, providers, and employers

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As an increasing number of orphan drugs are FDA approved, health care payers, employers, and providers are attempting to strike a balance between patient access to innovative treatments and overall affordability. Precision’s Erin Lopata, Christopher Terrone and Ami Gopalan and their co-authors review the results of a PRECISIONvalue and AMCP survey with payer, provider, and employer decision makers about their experiences and activities in the orphan disease space, including tactics to manage affordability of drugs to treat orphan diseases.

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Value Transformation: Observations on Performance Periods 1-5 Evaluation Report of the Oncology Care Model

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced another evaluation report of the Oncology Care Model (OCM) in January 2021, covering activities and results for performance periods 1 through 5 of 11. Precision’s Maureen Hennessey and Elizabeth Oyekan analyze what we’ve learned so far as they review the key findings and observations of performance periods 1 through 5.

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