Brilinta/Bydureon’s Measurable Outcomes Are Smooth Fit For Contracts
Three-year contracts between AstraZeneca and Harvard Pilgrim focus on reduced hospitalization for Brilinta, reaching HbA1c goals for Bydureon; choosing appropriate products and outcomes are key challenge for the new reimbursement approaches.
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