Treatment Patterns and Healthcare Resource Utilization of Patients With Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: A Retrospective Claims Data Analysis

This paper, published in Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, was researched and written by KMK team members Yulin Shi, Luyang He, and Ying Shen with co-authors Denise Clayton, Glorian Yen, Soyon Lee, Lincy Geevarghese, Jason Shafrin and Anem Waheed. Abstract: Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare, acquired hematologic disorder commonly treated with complement inhibitors such as […]

Smarter Real World Evidence

A Flexible Client-Centered Dashboard Can Help Data Tell a Better Story If analyzed correctly, compelling data can serve business needs and reveal commercial opportunities. The KMK Real World Evidence Dashboard is a customized client-centered approach to help biopharmaceutical companies reach intuitive conclusions faster, save significant time on re-analysis, and improve recall and comprehension with a […]

HEOR & RWE: The Path to Effective Drug Development

HEOR & RWE: The Path to Effective Drug Development Since the FDA introduced the 21st Century Cures Act in 2016, pharmaceutical companies have recognized that regulatory approval alone does not determine a drug’s efficacy or even commercial success, compelling them to evaluate every product from a value standpoint. Consequently, today’s pharmaceutical sector relies heavily on […]

Now Is The Time To Use An Interactive Flow Diagram To Tell Patient Narratives

Background The digital evolution of the pharmaceutical industry has made it easier to track various aspects of a patient’s journey and represent complex data with interactive and understandable flow diagrams. Rather than simply plotting possible pathways, these intelligent diagrams and graphs enable healthcare practitioners and researchers to explore and analyze hidden relationships and receive instant […]

Senior Associate, HEOR C00113

Over six years of experience in the HEOR/RWE space with proven expertise in RWE studies using SAS based on claims, EMR, and registry data. Rich background in categorical data analysis, survival analysis, randomized trial designs analysis, macro definitions, debugging programs, and documentation in both SAS and R programming environments. Expert in Advanced Excel/VBA including mastery […]

Migraine Study Demonstrates Impact of Treatment Failures on Healthcare System

Summary: The economic burden caused by treatment failures of migraine was explored in a study led by Dr. Lujia Zhou, KMK Consulting, Inc. The study results, published in The Journal of Neurology, “Economic Burden Increased with Number of Treatment Failures in Migraine Patients -A Retrospective Claims Database Analysis in the United States (1485),”demonstrated clearly that […]

How to become the Iron Man of Data Analytics?

Do you feel sluggish or lethargic most days? Are you susceptible to catching colds? If you blame the “daily grind” for why you’re feeling rundown, you might be overlooking a simple nutrient deficiency. Iron is needed to make hemoglobin — part of our red blood cells that carries oxygen to the body’s tissues. In addition, […]

Exploring the significance of Real World Evidence and Real World Data

The terms Real World Evidence (RWE) and Real World Data (RWD) appear more and more in industry discussions and within FDA reports. The pharma industry is embracing RWE and it is quickly becoming the next big thing in industry intelligence. FDA guidelines have been published for using RWE in clinical studies and the FDA is […]