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Aug 21, 2015, 18:30 ET

Communicating the Value of Medical Affairs within Medical Device Companies

The Medical Affairs function has steadily grown into one of the most vital functions for the Medical Device industry. While the importance of the...

Aug 14, 2015, 18:30 ET

Report Details Key Lifecycle Management Strategies Utilized by the Pharmaceutical Industry to Maximize the Potential of Mature Brands

With expiring patents and thin pipelines, pharmaceutical companies are increasingly focused on Lifecycle Management planning to make the most of...

Aug 07, 2015, 18:30 ET

Transforming Biopharmaceutical Clinical Trial Strategies for Success in a Global Marketplace

 Pharmaceutical companies in North America and Europe have recently been faced with two major concerns: clinical costs are continuing to rise...

Aug 07, 2015, 18:30 ET

Optimizing the Managed Markets Function to Ensure Effective Payer Interactions

 Commercial and government payers can play a key role in the success or failure of pharmaceutical products. As a result, the importance of the...

Jul 31, 2015, 18:30 ET

Consumers Forcing Pharmaceutical Industry to Shift its Marketing Focus from Products to Patients

 Physicians and payers alone do not contribute to product success in the biopharmaceutical market. Patients are better informed and getting...

Jul 31, 2015, 18:30 ET

Best Practices in Building World-Class Consumer & Over-the-Counter Call Centers

 In today's ever-changing marketplace, call centers must meet the needs of customers who are increasingly mobile, increasingly connected, and...

Jul 24, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Study Presents Current Service and Cost Benchmarks for Corporate Libraries and Information Centers

Corporate libraries and information centers are under increasing pressure in today's environment of shrinking business resources. To meet those...

Jul 24, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Report Benchmarks Critical Biopharmaceutical Quality & CAPA Processes

 A well-defined CAPA system is essential for any biopharmaceutical company to drive quality improvements across the organization. Hence, it is...

Jul 17, 2015, 18:30 ET

Navigating the New Pharmaceutical Product Marketplace: Launch Lessons from Sovaldi

 The hepatitis C treatment Sovaldi had all the marketplace ingredients for blockbuster status when it was approved by the FDA in December...

Jul 10, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Study Examines Advisory Board Effectiveness for Mid-Sized Pharmaceutical Organizations

An advisory board is a valuable asset for pharmaceutical organizations as they seek informed guidance on a variety of business issues, from drug...

Jul 02, 2015, 18:45 ET

Leveraging Employee Insights to Produce Cutting-Edge Market Research

Leading organizations have increasingly started utilizing their own employees to capture critical product and market insights in internal market...

Jul 02, 2015, 15:21 ET

Medical Affairs Role in Thought Leader Education is Key Success Factor for New Product Launches in the Pharmaceutical Industry

 New product launches are critical events for the pharmaceutical industry. Because of its leading role in educating thought leaders about new...

Jun 26, 2015, 18:30 ET

Understanding Payer Decision-Making is Key for Future Growth in Pharmaceutical Industry

 The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this week in support of the Affordable Care Act was good news for the health insurance industry. If the court...

Jun 26, 2015, 18:00 ET

Best Practices in Creating High-Value Competitive Intelligence Functions in the Healthcare Marketplace

 The Competitive Intelligence (CI) function helps companies to make better decisions, anticipate threats, plan effectively in a...

Jun 24, 2015, 17:01 ET

Extended Care Specialists has selected gEHRiMed™ as their EHR of choice

 After an extensive search for a Stage 2 Certified EHR with a clinical focus in the post-acute and long term care arena, Extended Care...

Jun 19, 2015, 18:45 ET

Best Practices in Building Strong Medical Affairs Capabilities in the Changing Healthcare Environment

As the importance of Medical Affairs continues to grow and the marketplace evolves, understanding how companies Medical Affairs functions are...

Jun 19, 2015, 18:30 ET

Benchmarking Study Outlines How Effective Utilization of the iPad can Enhance Pharmaceutical Industry Interactions with Payers

Biopharmaceutical and medical device companies find it increasingly challenging to deliver exceptional services to the critical payer sector. In...

Jun 12, 2015, 18:35 ET

Best Practices in Building a World-Class Call Center in North America's Current Healthcare Environment

 In today's complex and demanding marketplace, it is challenging for call centers to maintain high performance. As customer's needs change, and...

Jun 12, 2015, 18:30 ET

Optimizing the Mix of Market Research Activities in the Pharmaceutical Industry to Provide Value to Internal Leaders

 Market research groups within the pharmaceutical sector typically rely on both tracking research and insight research projects to inform brand...

Jun 05, 2015, 18:45 ET

New Study: Pharmaceutical Government Affairs & Public Policy Groups Role in Supporting the Patient Journey

 Patients are increasingly becoming better informed and getting more involved in the process of selecting and switching therapies. This shift...