Rituximab Biosimilars Produce Big Cost Savings, are Effective

September 07, 2021

A large Netherlands study demonstrated that rituximab biosimilars (R-biosimilars) produced a 43 percent reduction in annual costs. In addition, three-year overall survival did not differ between diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and those receiving rituximab, according to the researchers.

David Calabrese of OptumRx Talks Biden's Interest of More Biosimilars in Market

August 16, 2021

In this second part of a two-part video series, Briana Contreras, associate editor of MHE caught up with MHE Editorial Advisory Board member David Calabrese, who is market president of Health Plans/PBMs at OptumRx. Calabrese shared his thoughts on the approval of the Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm, as well as the Biden Administration's interest in putting more generics and biosimilars in the market.

The Generic, Biosimilar Medicine Industry Today and What it Can Become in The Next Decade

July 14, 2021

International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association recently released the report, "A Vision for the Global Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Industry,” covering the current global Generic and Biosimilar medicine industry, and released a vision of what the market will be in 2030 and how to achieve it.