With chronic diseases being the leading cause of death in the world, it comes as no surprise that management of these long-term diseases is a top priority for healthcare systems around the world. For pharma and biotech involved in this area, there are many lucrative opportunities if the challenges caused by fierce competition for limited reimbursement funds and increasingly stringent regulations can be met. Chronic diseases are the largest cause of deaths in the world. The leading chronic diseases – cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease, and diabetes - cause 29 million deaths worldwide every year. It is 63% of total deaths worldwide and 86% of deaths across the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region. Therefore, it is the topic that should definitely be discussed. Health spending on chronic diseases is a long-term problem for payers who must prioritise their budgets in a difficult economic environment. Unfortunately, the number of diagnosed chronic diseases is increasing and pharmaceutical manufacturers have a great opportunity to expand into this growing market; however access may be limited by budget restrictions, disease management plans and other payer priorities. Chronic diseases are among one of the most important challenges facing health care systems. This web based forum will bring together senior industry experts, who will be discussing current challenges as well as future trends on how to stay competitive while improving patients’ quality of life.
To serve clients worldwide, by connecting them with the information needed to drive innovative organizational improvements in the face of daunting challenge. Leveraging advances in remote conference technology to provide information based business events that bring the information to the user, rathe... read more