Articles by David Balekdjian - Pharmaceutical Executive

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Articles by David Balekdjian

David Balekdjian


David Balekdjian is a partner at the Bruckner Group, (www.brucknergroup.com) a consulting firm assisting pharma and biotech companies with strategic, marketing, and development issues.

Articles
In Establishing the Evidence Base, He Made Science Count
October 1, 2011

Robert Seidman, Former Chief Pharmacy Officer, Wellpoint

The Year Payers Stopped Threatening
January 1, 2005

Citing cherry-picked patients, unrealistic dosing, and placebo control, payers will increasingly require that the proof for payment of drugs must come from head-to-head trials.

Biologics Beware
June 1, 2004

Biologics and specialty pharmaceuticals, which typically target small patient populations, have historically necessitated a high per-patient cost to justify their R&D investment and expensive manufacturing and packaging processes.

Show Us the Value
September 1, 2003

Affordable healthcare has become a leading political and social hot button in the United States, and managed care organizations (MCOs) have responded by seeking to reduce pharmaceutical expenses to rein in rapidly increasing costs.

Outcomes Based Access: Raising the Bar
November 1, 2002

Managed care organizations (MCOs) and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)-representing 110 million US patients-have adopted new guidelines for formulary submissions. As a result, they now reject 40 percent of new drugs. Those standards, the most visible component in an approach called outcomes-based access, indicate a revolutionary change in the formulary decision making process that affects 46 percent of the insured population. Many pharmaceutical companies are being caught by surprise.

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