Real-world evidence (RWE) is not always readily accepted by agencies responsible for reimbursement and pricing for new pharmaceuticals, despite a large and growing literature base on the principles of how such evidence can and should be used to support Health Technology Assessments (HTA).

In a five article series published in leading health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) journal, Value in Health, Lumanity HEOR Executive Chair, Ron Akehurst, and Senior Director, Linda Murphy, collaborate with other industry experts to identify obstacles to the optimal use of RWE in HTA, and also present detailed solutions.

In coming to their conclusions, the authors consider why the current situation came about, commonality of barriers across multiple geographies, and the practical tools that will be needed to reduce scepticism and drive confidence in the data.

Find links to the full supplement and the individual articles in Value in Health below.

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