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May 20, 2015

PHE Principal Consultant Anupam Jena Garners ISPOR's 2015 New Investigator Award

Precision is very pleased to announce that Dr. Anupam Jena has been awarded ISPOR's Bernie J. O’Brien New Investigator Award for 2015. The award was announced this week in association with ISPOR's 20th Annual International Meeting, being held in Philadelphia, PA.

The New Investigator Award w ...

May 14, 2015

Look For Precision At ISPOR!

Once again, Precision will have a very strong presence at ISPOR's 20th Annual International Meeting, to be held May 18th-20th at the Philadelphia Convention Center, participating in a number of notable panels, podium and poster presentations.

Precision has two booths on the show floor – on ...

May 13, 2015

PHE's Lakdawalla Discusses Economic Benefits of Cancer Drugs with Countering-Cancer.org

PHE's Darius Lakdawalla recently sat down to discuss the economic benefits of cancer drugs with the editors of the Countering-Cancer.org series-- featuring 100 Reports from the Frontline.

To read the complete interview (#69), please click here.

May 11, 2015

Philipson in Forbes: Are Patients or Policy Makers Ill-Informed?

Tomas Philipson's latest Forbes.com Op-Ed examines Non-Adherance in Healthcare.

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May 8, 2015

PHE's Goldman and Van Nuys Address Personalized Medicine in The Lancet

PHE Founding Partner Dana Goldman and Senior Research Economist Karen Van Nuys, along with co-authors Victor J Dzau, Geoffrey S Ginsburg and David Agus, address new developments in personalized medicine in the latest edition of The Lancet.

For a link to their work in The Lancet, please click here.

May 7, 2015

Dan Renick Discusses Value of Specialized Treatments in Managed Healthcare Executive

Dan Renick, RPh, President of Precision for Value, a unit of Precision for Medicine, discusses the value of specialized treatments in precision medicine in the latest edition of Managed Healthcare Executive.

To read the complete article, please click here.

Apr 30, 2015

Goldman and Lakdawalla Author New Health Affairs Article

PHE's Dana Goldman and Darius Lakdawalla, along with co-author Lee Newcomer, argue for an updated value-based payment system in Oncology in the latest edition of Health Affairs' blog.

To view the complete article, please click here.

Apr 27, 2015

Congressional Budget Office Leader James Baumgardner, PhD, Joins PHE Team

Los Angeles, CA, April 27, 2015—Precision Health Economics (PHE), a Precision for Medicine company, announced today the hiring of James Baumgardner, PhD, as Senior Research Economist. Joining PHE from his post as Deputy Assistant Director in the Health, Retirement, and Long-Term Analysis Divi ...

Apr 16, 2015

Precision for Medicine Acquires Precision Health Economics

Extends Leadership in Health Economics and Outcomes Research With a Focus on Evidence Generation in an Era of Precision Medicine

Bethesda, MD, and Los Angeles, April 16, 2015 – Precision for Medicine (Precision), a specialized services company supporting next-generation approaches to drug de ...

Apr 9, 2015

Dana Goldman at AMCP Expo: "Drug Pricing Viewed the Wrong Way"

Appearing at the AMCP's Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego, CA, PHE Founding Partner Dana Goldman pointed out that the current model for drug pricing needs to evolve and should more closely resemble other forms of intellectual property pricing, like that of software operating systems for examp ...

Apr 8, 2015

PHE's Philipson and Stevens Anchor Special Health Affairs DC Cancer Briefling

PHE Founding Partner Tomas Philipson and Senior Research Economist Warren Stevens were both featured speakers appearing at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on April 7th-- participating in a special Health Affairs briefing organized to coincide with their special issue: "The Cost and Qul ...

Apr 3, 2015

Philipson in Forbes: Productivity Crises in Pharma?

In Tomas Philipson's latest Forbes.com Op-Ed, he examines the alleged productivity crises in Pharma (along with co-author Kristopher Hult).

To read the complete column, please click here.

Mar 18, 2015

Two PHE Abstracts Receive Awards at AMCP Annual Meeting

Kudos to two PHE teams that have received awards at the AMCP's Annual Meeting: authors Jason Shafrin, Joanna MacEwan, Avrita Campinha-Bacote, and John Romley were awarded the Platinum Medal for their abstract "Physician and Patient Preferences for Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrilation Therapies," and a ...

Mar 13, 2015

Tomas Philipson Named as Scientific Advisor by US House of Representatives

PHE is proud to announce that Founding Partner Tomas Philipson has been named as a Scientific Advisor by the US House of Representatives, selected to serve on the Energy and Commerce Committee's 21st Century Cures Initiative. This major bipartisan legislation is currently being formulated, and w ...

Mar 4, 2015

Philipson in Forbes: "Saving Lives Through Financial Innovation"

Tomas Philipson's latest Forbes.com Op-Ed column examines the cost of capital to conduct medical R & D: "Saving Lives Through Financial Innovation: FDA Swaps and Annuities"

To read the complete column, please click here.

Mar 3, 2015

Tomas Philipson Authors New Report for Milken Institute

A new report authored by PHE's founding partner Tomas Philipson on the Pipeline Risk in Pharma, presented to the Milken Institute, is now available online on the Institute's blog site, Currency of Ideas.

To read Dr. Philpson's complete report, please click here.

Feb 11, 2015

PHE Study Makes News; Julia Snider Participates in Special Health Affairs Briefing

A highly influential new study, recently published in a special edition of Health Affairs, has clarified the benefits and value of robotically-assisted surgery. Authored by PHE's Amitabh Chandra, Julia Thornton Snider, Dana Goldman, and Yanyu Wu, the paper illustrates that this dramatic form of ...

Feb 5, 2015

Philipson in Forbes: "Let Economists Perform Surgery?"

In Tomas Philipson's latest Forbes.com commentary, he suggests that just as you wouldn’t let a financial planner perform cancer surgery, we shouldn’t let physicians dictate complicated economic policy.

To read the complete article, please click here.

Jan 23, 2015

PHE's Work Cited In Wall Street Journal

A recent study published in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, co-authored by PHE's Senior Research Economist Julia Thornton Snider, has been cited by Laura Landro in her article for The Wall Street Journal: "With Age Comes a Growing Risk of Malnutrition."

To read the complete WSJ ...

Jan 20, 2015

Spectrum of Dividends: A New Pespective on VBID

A new article just published in the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), co-authored by PHE's Chief Operating Officer Ross Maclean, provides new perspective on the Spectrum of Dividends criteria for VBID.

To read the complete article, please click here.

Jan 12, 2015

Philipson In Forbes: "Why World Inequality Is Falling and Not Rising"

In Tomas Philipson's first Forbes.com commentary for 2015, he examines the value of health into national measures of well-being such as GDP.

To read the full commentary, please click here.

Dec 8, 2014

Philipson in Forbes: Are Europeans Spending Too Little on Health Care?

In Tomas Philipson's latest Forbes commentary, "Are Europeans Spending Too Little on Health Care Compared to the US," he weighs survival rates compared to spending ratios for each system, illustrating some common misconceptions.

To read the complete article, please click here.