Covid-19 pandemic that has not spared any facet of human lives and livelihoods, has also reignited several ongoing debates related to the drug industry. The need to urgently resolve these issues grows manifold, as the real magnitude of this health … Continue reading
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Drug Pricing: Why Justify On R&D Cost Rather Than Precise ‘Customer Value’?
While looking around, it won’t be difficult to spot many types of steep-priced highly innovative products, where high costs aren’t justified by high R&D expenditure, but for unique ‘customer value’ offerings. Many consumers evaluate those and decide to settle for … Continue reading
On The Flip Side of Pharma Industry: A Saga of Perennial Contradictions
Awesome contribution in the battle against multiple diseases, is obviously the primary facet of the pharma industry. However, on its flip side, one would witness a saga of numerous contradictions. Some of these exist perennially in well-protected opaque cocoons, regardless … Continue reading
Focus On Patient Compliance To Boost Pharma Sales…And More…
One high-impact area in the healthcare space that often finds its place in the backseat is – patient noncompliance. A term that is commonly used in regard to ‘a patient who does not take a prescribed medication or follow a prescribed course … Continue reading
For Affordable Access To Quality Healthcare in India, Invest Where The Mouth Is
On September 25, 2018, well-hyped Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS), touted as the largest health scheme in the world, was launched in India. Prior to its launch, while announcing the scheme on August 15, 2018 from the … Continue reading
Will AB-NHPM Mitigate Indian Healthcare Crisis?
Since long, hypes have created on several healthcare schemes in India, by the successive Governments of different political dispensation. These attracted mostly positive vibes at the time of announcements. Nevertheless, as we move on, a vast majority of Indians continues … Continue reading
Drug Pricing Pressure to Escalate Further?
On February 09, 2018, NITI Aayog released its “Healthy States, Progressive India” Report. The study ranked the States based on ‘health index’. Kerala, Punjab and Tamil Nadu featured as top three in terms of overall performance in 2015-16. However, the interstate variation … Continue reading
Health Care: “India Has Moved From Strength To Strength!”
The above flabbergasting assertion came recently from the Union Government of India in context of current health care system in the country. To be specific, this proclamation of the Ministry of Health was reportedly made at its ‘point by point … Continue reading