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Amgen And Health And Benefits Consultant Piper Jordan Partner On First Migraine Project With Employers
The burden of migraine has been under-recognized, despite the fact that American employers lose an estimated
"Migraine is a distinct neurological disease that is too often stigmatized or overlooked in the workplace. This unique partnership reinforces
"As an employee benefits management group that offers workplace programs to a multitude of employers across
"Migraine affects millions of Americans, especially those during their prime working years," said
People with frequent migraine may lose more than half their life to migraine. They endure debilitating pain, physical impairment, and live in constant dread of the next attack – all of which is compounded by a widespread misperception of the disease.3 The 2016 Global Burden of Disease Study ranks migraine among the top 10 causes of years lived with disability worldwide.4 Migraine is associated with personal and societal burdens of pain, disability, and financial cost, and it remains under-recognized and under-treated.3
About Piper Jordan
Amgen and Value-Based Programs
As a collaborative partner within the healthcare system, Amgen believes that engaging in value-based programs with stakeholders creates mutually beneficial opportunities to improve costs, quality of care and the patient experience.
Globally, Amgen is engaged in over 75 distinct, value-based projects, spanning disease state collaborations, risk sharing, cost-cap programs, and outcomes-based agreements. The company has more than 25 ongoing partnerships in
About Amgen and Novartis Neuroscience Collaboration
In August 2015, Amgen entered into a global collaboration with Novartis to develop and commercialize pioneering treatments in the field of migraine and Alzheimer's disease. At the center of the Amgen and Novartis neuroscience collaboration is the shared mission to fight migraine and the stereotypes and misperceptions surrounding this debilitating disease.
Migraine has gone under-appreciated and under-treated for too long.
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1 Hawkins K, et al. Indirect cost burden of migraine in
2 Novartis Data on File
3 Lipton RB, et al. Migraine prevalence, disease burden, and the need for preventative therapy. Neurology. 2007; 68(5):343-9.
4 GBD 2016 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet. 2017;388:1545-1602.