U.K. Industry Promotes Real World Data As Backbone Of Value-Based Purchasing, Despite Government Lethargy
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
The U.K. government has sidelined the VBP debate, preferring to focus on other aspects of health care reform, but industry is pressing ahead with its vision for pricing and reimbursement evaluation.
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Industry welcomed the initiatives, which included making National Health Service clinical data more widely available and strengthening NICE's role.
NICE to be placed on a firmer statutory footing and given a new name, as well as a role in determining the value of medicines.