Articles by Jill Wechsler - Pharmaceutical Executive

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Articles by Jill Wechsler

Breakthrough Year for New Drugs

Feb 1, 2013

More new medicines gained market approval in 2012, but marketers face resistance from payers looking to cut healthcare spending, writes Jill Wechsler.

Transformation to Characterize 2013

Jan 1, 2013

FDA policies will reshape drug development, while pressure to cut healthcare spending may alter drug coverage and pricing.

Obamacare, Innovation and Pricing

Dec 1, 2012

Tax and budget decisions will shape the healthcare market and drug research and regulation.

Budgets, Biosimilars, and Bad Ads

Nov 1, 2012

While the nation was embroiled in the presidential elections, a number of important legal and regulatory issues absorbed pharmaceutical executives, writes Jill Wechsler.

Latest Changes and Challenges at FDA

Oct 1, 2012

New user fee programs precipitate major changes at an agency under constant and intense scrutiny, writes Jill Wechsler.

Costs, Coverage, and Court Decisions

Sep 1, 2012

Its election season and drug pricing issues are once again front and center in the policy wars on managing the high cost of healthcare.

Fleshing Out FDASIA

Aug 1, 2012

Medical apps, e-submissions, counterfeit drugs, and imports tucked into fairly "clean" user-fee renewal legislation.

Who Will Pay for New Drugs?

Jul 1, 2012

Comparative research documenting value and affordability is key to obtaining coverage for high-cost therapies. Jill Wechsler reports.

Innovation and Collaboration

Jun 1, 2012

A rash of "pro-innovative" approaches for testing and regulating medical products offer ways to speed more new products to market.

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