Anastasija Komkova and Thomas Fast from ApHER conducted analyses in a research project examining the healthcare resource utilization and medication burden in epilepsy patients before and after initiating the antiepileptic drug perampanel. The project was presented in a poster at ISPOR 2019 in New Orleans, LA, on May 18-22. Further information and link for the poster [...]
Thomas was a speaker at the Nextlevel Life Sciences Conference in Stockholm in May 2019. During the conference, Thomas shared ApHER´s experience of pooling Nordic data
Demonstrating the safety profile of a new drug intervention is a pre-requisite for market access. Thomas will introduce the structure of Nordic health register data with a case on how a multi-country safety study was developed to support market access by including health economic aspects in the study design. The Nordic region is regarded as one [...]
New publication: Finasteride treatment and male breast cancer: a register-based cohort study in four Nordic countries.
By pooling Nordic health data on medical devices & pharmaceuticals, and analyzing it on the micro-level, we tap into the full potential of big data. The Nordic health registers cover 26 mill. people from birth to death. Read about our most recent safety study, pooling data from 4 Nordic countries, here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5773955/
Six out of ten of the sclerosis patients who are not in disease-modifying treatment do not attend annual follow-ups. This means that the patients do not receive the symptom management or rehabilitation they need. These results come from a new study by ApHER conducted in collaboration with the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Society, presented by Prof. Anders Green [...]
Professor Anders Green gave an invited presentation on the epidemiological results from the Diabetes Impact Study in connection with the Annual Meeting of the Scandinavian Society for the Study of Diabetes, held the 19th-21st of May in Nyborg (Denmark).