Joan McCormick

Senior Principal, Price Regulation Consulting

IQVIA

With more than 25 years of experience in the operation of the Canadian pharmaceutical market, Joan assists major pharmaceutical companies in developing their pricing strategy and preparing submissions to the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB).  Based in Ottawa, she leads the Price Regulation Consulting team for IQVIA, providing in-depth analysis, expert advice, and foundational training on the PMPRB’s processes and policies.
Joan obtained her bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, and her Masters in Business Administration from the University of Ottawa.

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Agenda: Day 1 Oct 5, 2020

11:30 am

11:30 am

PMPRB ’22 GUIDELINES – WHAT DO WE KNOW SO FAR? SPECIAL Q&A

The PMPRB released its revised draft Guidelines on October 6th, making big news for the industry! Gain a better understanding of the details to prepare your senior management team both in Canada and internationally. Take away new perspectives and deepen your knowledge on:

  • How the guidelines have been ‘updated’ given previous litigation
  • Is what was formerly a ‘competition bureau’ approach applicable to drug pricing?
  • What does TRUE access mean?
  • Which arguments are acceptable in the face of future manufacturer investigations?

Set yourself up for success with answers to your toughest PMPRB questions.

Agenda: Day 2 Oct 6, 2020