Amy Grogg, PharmD

Senior Vice President of Strategy and Commercialization, AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group

Authored Items

Value-Based Tools Should Complement Clinicians’ Perspectives to Inform Best Treatment Decisions for the Individual Patient

July 2015, Vol 6, No 6 - VBCC Perspectives

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) value framework and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)’s DrugAbacus are 2 recent examples of an increasing trend of value-­based modeling to assess pharmaceuticals. Of particular interest, these methodologies represent some of the first efforts to incorporate a systematic approach to value specific to oncology. Xcenda, an AmerisourceBergen company, has previously reported on the increasing shift to value-based care with the Department of Health & Human Services and select large US payers.1 Outside of the United States, single-payer systems in Europe have taken an even more aggressive approach to value-based models, going as far as to quantify the value of human life, and then to measure the use of a drug versus its ability to prolong life in a demonstrable way. [ Read More ]