OHE Lunchtime Seminar with Sir Geoffrey Owen and Professor Michael Hopkins. The biotech sector of the US has enjoyed a success that the UK sector has found difficult to match. Will the Brexit improve or damage UK's biotech sector prospects?
A new paper sets out an insurance model as part of a global solution to incentivise R&D for new antibiotics to tackle multi-drug resistance. It offers (i) a reasonable return on R&D; (ii) risk mitigation for payers, providers and manufacturers, (iii) stewardship by delinking revenues from volume of use, and (iv) conservation of antibiotic effectiveness by ensuring the continued availability of new antibiotics in the long-term.
OHE’s Yan Feng and Grace Hampson, along with colleagues from the Health Foundation and RAND Europe, have published a new paper in Applied Economics and Finance which explores the factors that determine health care expenditure in OECD countries.