Define access agreements

05.07.2011
PMLiVE Intelligence Online
PMLiVE Intelligence Online

Many goods come with a guarantee of performance. But in healthcare, when payers have to decide whether to fund a drug, there is uncertainty, especially at launch, about the actual production of health outcomes from that drug. In order to minimise that uncertainty, an agreement was made between the National Health Service (NHS) and pharmaceutical companies in which the NHS recommended their use under certain conditions, including that data be collected about the real effects on health. 

 

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