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Does an Official Positive List of Medical Devices Exist?

Istanbul, Turkey – Official positive list practices revealing the reimbursement status of medical devices globally has become a significant benchmark for decision makers. Considering this fact, it is crucial to explicate whether an official positive list of reimbursed medical devices exists

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Payers And Regulators Raise The Bar In Europe

Solna, Sweden – European economies are slowly recovering from economic crises and a number of austerity measures undertaken throughout the last five years. At the same time, payers and regulators within the health care sector are increasing their requirements in order

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Innovative Methods Can Identify Differential Responders To Treatment

Manchester, UK – In the article, “Innovative Data Analysis for Demonstrating Product Value: Analysis of Heterogeneity in Treatment Response in Clinical Trials,” published in Vol. 19 Issue 1 of ISPOR CONNECTIONS, Dr. Donald E. Stull and Katherine Houghton assessed an example of

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Patient’s Needs For Medication Adherence Are Still Unclear

Karachi, Pakistan – Medication non-adherence is a global issue. Physicians are deemed responsible for assessing medication non-adherence, however, other health professionals, such as pharmacists may also be involved. Unfortunately, neither the health professionals nor the patients they are assessing are taking

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Does the Future Belong to MCDA?

London, UK – A key challenge for health care decision makers is balancing the multiplicity of medical, social, and economic factors that have a bearing on their choices. These factors, and the importance attached to them, often vary from one decision to

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All Sources Of Value Are Not Captured By All Models

Bethesda, MD, USA – Health economic models attempt to replicate a disease process of interest in order to analyze the costs and benefits of a health care intervention. In many models, the risk of disease is assumed to be constant. Some

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How to Get into Turkey’s Medical Device Market?

Ankara, Turkey  – Despite the global economic crisis, Turkey has one of the most attractive economies due to its growing health care sector. As a result of this growth, the market for medial devices in Turkey is also growing. The 2010 figures

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