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Feb 05, 2016, 18:30 ET

Study Explores the Role of Medical Affairs in Supporting a New Product Launch in the Oncology Therapeutic Area

 In the pharmaceutical industry the medical affairs function plays a key role for a host of launch activities including the identification and...

Feb 05, 2016, 18:30 ET

Current and Future Trends in Big Data Utilization Across Medical Affairs Functions

 Despite the recent explosion in Big Data, the biopharmaceutical sector has been slower than other industries to embrace Big Data due to the...

Jan 29, 2016, 18:30 ET

Comprehensive Study Provides Key Benchmarks for Spending and Staffing of Quality Function within Medical Device Sector

The quality function is one of the most expensive roles within the medical device industry, and one of the most important. The role of the quality...

Jan 29, 2016, 18:30 ET

Best Practices in Launching a Specialty-Care Blockbuster Franchise in Hepatitis C

 Gilead Sciences' drug, Sovaldi, held out great promise for Hepatitis C patients and the organization. For Gilead, the product held out the...

Jan 28, 2016, 12:28 ET

Practically Digital, a new digital consultancy firm in Chicago, announces business opening

 Practically Digital, a new digital consultancy founded in Chicago, announced their business opening at the first "Drinks and Digital"...

Jan 22, 2016, 18:30 ET

Current and Future Trends for Big Data Utilization in the Pharmaceutical Industry

 The rapid evolution of Big Data is generating greater insights for pharmaceutical companies. At the same time, organizations are encountering...

Jan 22, 2016, 18:30 ET

Medical Education Trends in the Pharmaceutical Industry is Focus of New Study

Medical education has long played an important role in how pharmaceutical companies inform physicians and other health care professionals about...

Jan 15, 2016, 18:30 ET

Study Delivers Insights for Pharmaceutical Industry to Better Serve Provider Networks Such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

 Healthcare reform and shifting market dynamics have spurred a shift away from independent clinics to highly influential healthcare provider...

Jan 08, 2016, 18:30 ET

Best Practices in Advisory Board Management at Large Pharmaceutical Companies

 A well-run advisory board requires optimum investment in resources and operations. To maximize the impact of an advisory board, those involved...

Jan 08, 2016, 18:30 ET

New Launch Study Details Current Pharmaceutical Industry Spending for Key Activities Before and During a New Product Launch

 Pharmaceutical companies can no longer afford to rely solely on past experiences when budgeting for a new product launch in today's...

Dec 18, 2015, 15:24 ET

New Study Presents Insights into Creating and Maintaining an Effective Quality Function within Pharmaceutical Companies

Biopharmaceutical companies spend millions to ensure their products meet quality standards at every stage of the product life cycle, from R&D...

Dec 11, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Study Outlines how Pharmaceutical Industry Can Boost Performance through Social Media Listening Programs

Online disease state discussions among patients, physicians, caregivers and other key customer groups is flourishing across both established and...

Dec 11, 2015, 18:30 ET

Best Practices in Corporate Library Services in the Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Industries

 Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device executives are constantly looking to their corporate libraries to provide them with vital information in...

Dec 04, 2015, 18:30 ET

Best Practices & Lessons Learned in Cardiovascular Product Launches

 The biopharmaceutical sector has seen many new product launches in the last few years, including some notable new drugs targeting the...

Dec 04, 2015, 18:30 ET

Study Examines Current Approaches to Creating a Strategic Thought Leader Management System for Pharmaceutical Companies

 As therapeutic areas become more crowded and payers more particular, the effectiveness of a pharmaceutical company's thought leader management...

Nov 24, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Study Examines How Pharmaceutical Industry Can Expedite Market Research Studies to More Quickly Uncover Insights

 In the pharmaceutical industry, companies want to rapidly conduct market research projects in an effort to quickly uncover new insights,...

Nov 20, 2015, 18:30 ET

Best Practices in U.S. Pharmaceutical Managed Care Operations

To ensure organizational health and competitiveness, pharmaceutical and biotechnology leaders must continually identify optimal resource levels....

Nov 20, 2015, 18:30 ET

Study Examines use of Exclusive Vendor Contracts for Market Research Services in Pharmaceutical Industry

 Market research groups in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries often rely on external vendors to support their internal clients. But in...

Nov 13, 2015, 18:30 ET

Best Practices in Innovating within Market Research to Reach Consumers

 New technologies are transforming how consumers educate themselves and make critical purchasing decisions. Tools in both qualitative and...

Nov 13, 2015, 18:30 ET

Latest Trends in Pharmaceutical Industry's use of Medical Education Programs is Focus of New Study

 Medical education plays a pivotal role in updating physicians and other health care professionals about a pharmaceutical company's latest...