Tag: PBS

Healthcare

The uncertain future of Medicare

As Medicare turned 30 earlier this year, it was becoming increasingly obvious that cracks in the system could no longer be ignored. We were joined by Dr. Avnesh Ratnanesan (Dr. Avi), Founder & CEO of Energesse recently, where he talked to us about the challenges in the reform of Australian healthcare and the difficulty of envisioning a future…

10 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Debating drug pricing, regulation and industry transparency

Pharmaceutical companies, law firms, government departments, associations and consultants convened at the Sydney Harbour Marriott on 29th and 30th May 2014, for the 7th Annual Pharmaceutical Law Conference. Over this jam-packed two-day event, discussion centred on a selection of pivotal issues impacting the industry including pharmaceutical law reforms, Intellectual Property, evaluation of the competitive landscape and industry…

16 Jun 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Close-Up: David Gallagher

David Gallagher was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Pfizer Australia in early 2013. He joined Pfizer Healthcare Ireland 12 years ago and led the business as Managing Director from May 2007 before taking on the role in Australia. David will be speaking at the 11th Annual Future of the PBS Summit on the 5th and…

25 Mar 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Will Australian Pharma ever be the same again?

Melbourne, 22nd February 2011 - The Australian pharmaceutical industry landscape is set to dramatically alter as a result of government changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), suggests independent market analyst, Datamonitor. Datamonitor’s outlook for the future includes withdrawn products, a struggling generics sector and wholesaler reorganization, as PBS reforms take effect. Erin Brady, Australian…

23 Feb 2011, by Informa Insights