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Dec 19, 2014, 18:30 ET

Study Uncovers New Tools and Techniques for Understanding Consumer Decision Making

In today's rapidly changing, highly competitive marketplace, innovative consumer research and marketing communication tools are essential for...

Dec 19, 2014, 18:30 ET

Building a Best-in-Class Pharma Global Brand Website

In today's increasingly global marketplace understanding how to optimize a product's web presence to reflect the needs of a global marketplace is...

Dec 18, 2014, 07:00 ET

V101 Management Services utilizes gEHRiMed™ EHR solution to support population health management

 V101 Management Services has selected gEHRiMed™ as its Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution. V101 Management Services specializes in...

Dec 12, 2014, 18:30 ET

An Effective Sales Training Program is the Key to Success for Both New and Experienced Sales Team Members

What drives the success of a sales group? While no one factor determines the success of a sales group, the training that reps – both new and...

Dec 12, 2014, 18:15 ET

Leveraging Employees for Internal Market Research Excellence

Organizations are increasingly using their own internal employees to participate in market research studies (in lieu of external market research...

Dec 05, 2014, 18:30 ET

Effective Internal Communications Part of Successful New Pharmaceutical Product Launches

 When a pharmaceutical company is gearing up for a new product launch, effective brand and communications leaders focus not only on external...

Dec 05, 2014, 18:30 ET

Current & Future Trends in Physician E-Sampling

 In today's competitive marketplace, many pharmaceutical companies recognize the need for alternative ways to supply physicians and their...

Nov 24, 2014, 18:30 ET

Medical Science Liaisons and iPads make Ideal Team for Interactions with Thought Leaders, New Study Shows

In a trend that many see continuing through 2015, the pharmaceutical industry continues to add Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) to the medical...

Nov 21, 2014, 18:45 ET

New Report Details Importance of Adopting a "Patient Journey" Framework in Marketing

Many power shifts are occurring within the healthcare system. Undoubtedly, the growing influence of patients in the biopharmaceutical market is...

Nov 14, 2014, 18:30 ET

Diovan Case Study: How to Become a Leader in a Crowded Marketplace

 In 1997, Novartis launched its antihypertension treatment Diovan into a crowded marketplace. While the drug only banked a disappointing $80...

Nov 14, 2014, 18:30 ET

Role of Global Strategic Marketing Critical to Oncology Market Growth Around the World

 As the oncology market continues to grow around the world, the pharmaceutical industry is relying on the global strategic marketing function...

Nov 07, 2014, 18:45 ET

Fourth Medical Affairs Roundtable: Impact Measures, Globalization and Compliance

 Research and Benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC hosted its fourth Medical Affairs Roundtable on Thursday, November, 6th to discuss "Impact...

Nov 07, 2014, 18:30 ET

Study Highlights Keys to Creating a High-Impact Medical Affairs Function in Pharmaceutical Organizations

The Medical Affairs function arguably plays the most critical role in a biopharmaceuctical organization, with its heavy responsibilities across...

Nov 07, 2014, 18:30 ET

Creating a Road Map for Successful Cardiovascular New Product Launch

 While some newly-developed bio-pharmaceutical products thrive upon launch, many more struggle in today's crowded, competitive marketplace. In...

Oct 31, 2014, 18:30 ET

Cutting Costs & Delivering Growth While Managing a Multi-Product Pharmaceutical Franchise

In today's marketplace, launching multiple products for a common therapeutic area is costly and challenging – as is managing a portfolio of...

Oct 31, 2014, 18:30 ET

New Study Examines Big Data Presence, Utilization across Medical and Commercial Operations in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The last decade has seen an explosion in the availability of data that can deliver valuable insights for the pharmaceutical sector -- from...

Oct 24, 2014, 18:45 ET

Work Around the Clock: Successfully Building & Managing Global Virtual Teams

 As the building blocks of global organizations, virtual teams can provide a company access to diverse skill sets and expertise, knowledge and...

Oct 24, 2014, 18:00 ET

Strong Participation in Best Practices' Medical Affairs Consortium Survey

Best Practices designed the Medical Affairs Consortium to provide Medical Affairs leaders with a forum for sharing insights about the key...

Oct 17, 2014, 18:30 ET

Effective Training Programs for Market Research Groups can Boost Overall Organizational Success

 Training market researchers to spot and communicate key insights is a critical success factor in today's highly competitive global...

Oct 17, 2014, 18:00 ET

Early Key Findings from the Medical Affairs Consortium Research

With the recent changes in the healthcare landscape, the Medical Affairs function has come across several challenges in creating and utilizing...