Health Technology Assessments Episodes

Sept. 25, 2023

The Bad Math That Hurts Patient Access

It’s clear that we need to fix the way we measure the value of new medicines. Current methods fail to account for the benefits to caregivers, the long-term savings from keeping a job or avoiding the hospital, and the countless …

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May 1, 2023

Rethink How Medicines Are Paid For

So often on the Patients Rising Podcast, we discuss the affordability of healthcare. This week, guest Peter Kolchinsky outlines how thinking of paying for medicines like paying for a house mortgage leads to lower costs for patients, and encourages...

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March 27, 2023

Patient Economics: How to Measure the Value of Care

Get a look at the behind-the-scenes math that often determines whether or not insurance will cover the costs of treatments. Health technology assessments attempt to determine the value of a new treatment. But not all of these equations take into...

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