‘Uncertainty’ is the barrier to successful health technology appraisal

To understand some of the issues which drive uncertainty in health technology appraisals, the Valid Insight team analysed the last ten years of Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) reimbursement decisions where products were not recommended for use within NHS Scotland. After removing non-submissions, 218 records were included in this analysis. We reviewed both clinical and economic […]

My journey into Value Communications and Market Access

My journey into Value Communications and Market Access consulting is everything but a straight line! I am a boarded Veterinary Neurologist who practiced veterinary medicine for 10 years. During that time, I completed a PhD in veterinary and comparative medicine and combined my work as a clinician with research and teaching. I also published close […]

The transition of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG’s) to Integrated Care Boards (ICB’s) in the NHS.

The ongoing mission of the Department of Health in the UK to improve the wellbeing of the population, reduce health inequalities, and nurture more unified interdepartmental relationships, will bring reform to organisational partnerships in the NHS. One aspect of this, will see Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG’s) replaced with Integrated Care Boards (ICB’s). ICB’s will come […]

Healthcare Innovation
New entrants into pharma from the digital sector

Recent times have shown that nothing influences the trajectory of healthcare innovation like the convergence of medicine and technology; but for now, the full potential of this pairing remains to be seen.