Healthcare

When Measuring European Regulatory Approval, the Timestamp Matters

pharmaphorum recently published an article written by our Founder and CEO Yin Ho and Research Analyst Daniel Sanchez: "When Measuring European Regulatory Approval, the Timestamp Matters." The article looks at cycle times in regulatory decisions and how they are being measured in the US and Europe. A cycle time measures the time from the date of submission, through date of approval. We noticed that some of the analyses involving the European Medicines Agency (EMA)’s cycle time used an inappropriate endpoint, resulting in cycle times that looked two months shorter than they actually are.

Picking Winners: Data Mining for Drug Discovery - CM Featured in Fierce Biotech

Fierce Biotech recently featured Context Matters in an e-book "Picking Winners: Data Mining for Drug Discovery". Our founder and CEO Yin Ho discusses how biotech and pharma companies are starting to understand the importance of reimbursement data and the insights that can be learned from following these patterns early in the drug development process.

FierceBiotechIT Discusses Pfizer/Context Matters Collaboration on PRO Usage in Diabetes Clinical Trials Study

FierceBiotechIT recently wrote about our analysis of online data, researched by the team here at Context Matters in collaboration with Pfizer, that found only 7.4% (47 trials) of 650 Phase 3 and Phase 2/3 clinical trials for diabetes treatments included patient-reported outcomes.