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The Challenges of Outcomes-Based Contract Implementation for Medicines in Europe

Natalie Bohm, Sarah Bermingham, Frank Grimsey Jones, Daniela C. Gonçalves-Bradley, Alex Diamantopoulos, Jessica R. Burton, Hamish Laing Orcid Logo

PharmacoEconomics, Volume: 40, Issue: 1, Pages: 13 - 29

Swansea University Author: Hamish Laing Orcid Logo

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Objectives To outline the challenges of implementing Outcomes-Based Contracts (OBCs) in Europe. Methods A scoping review was conducted, building on the searches of a previous systematic review and updating them for December 2017 until May 2021. The combined results were screened, based on inclusion...

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Published in: PharmacoEconomics
ISSN: 1170-7690 1179-2027
Published: Springer Science and Business Media LLC 2022
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa57416
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Abstract: Objectives To outline the challenges of implementing Outcomes-Based Contracts (OBCs) in Europe. Methods A scoping review was conducted, building on the searches of a previous systematic review and updating them for December 2017 until May 2021. The combined results were screened, based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. All identified studies published in the English language that described specific OBC schemes for medicines in European countries were included. Insights into the challenges of OBC were extracted and analysed to develop a conceptual framework. Results Ten articles from the previous systematic review matched our inclusion criteria, along with fourteen articles from electronic searches. Analysis of these 24 articles and classification of the challenges revealed that there are multiple barriers which must be overcome if OBCs that benefit all stakeholders are going to be adopted widely across Europe. These challenges were grouped according to five key themes: negotiation framework; outcomes; data; administration and implementation; and laws and regulation.Conclusions If the promise of OBCs is to be fully realised in Europe, there remain major challenges that need to be overcome by all stakeholders working in partnership. The overlapping and interconnected nature of these challenges highlights the complexity of OBC arrangements
College: School of Management
Funders: Pfizer Ltd.
Issue: 1
Start Page: 13
End Page: 29