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May 29, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Study Details Current & Future Big Data Trends Across Medical Affairs Functions

In recent years, the biopharmaceutical industry has seen an explosion in the availability of Big Data that can generate valuable insights. Despite...

May 29, 2015, 18:30 ET

Creating an Effective Pharmaceutical Medical Affairs Group with Global Capabilities

The changing healthcare landscape has pushed the medical affairs function into roles involving clinical development, regulatory compliance and...

May 22, 2015, 18:45 ET

Best Practices Sixth Medical Affairs Consortium Roundtable to Focus on Health Economics & Outcomes Research

 Research and Benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC will be hosting its sixth Medical Affairs Roundtable on Thursday, May 28th from 11:00AM...

May 22, 2015, 15:55 ET

Effective Marketing Services Group Critical for Pharmaceutical Brand Recognition

 Effective staffing of key marketing services functions is critical to pharmaceutical brand recognition and success. Research and consulting...

May 20, 2015, 19:00 ET

Essex Inpatient Physicians Utilizies gEHRiMed™ EHR Solution To Support Population Health Management

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

May 15, 2015, 18:15 ET

As Mobile Tops Desktop Search in US, New Study Finds Many Pharma Digital Marketing Teams Under-Prepared for Mobile & Wearable Era

 Google recently announced that mobile has surpassed desktop searches in popularity in the United States and many other countries. While this...

May 08, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Study Presents Key Elements that go into High Impact Strategic Briefings for Pharmaceutical Company Leadership

Informing senior leadership about strategic opportunities and challenges in the marketplace is an important role for the market research and...

May 01, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Study Presents Insights to Advisory Board Effectiveness in the Pharmaceutical Sector

 An effective advisory board serves as a valuable asset that can provide non-binding but informed guidance to pharmaceutical organizations on...

May 01, 2015, 17:30 ET

New Study Examines Success Lessons of Sovaldi's and Harvoni's Blockbuster Launches

The breakthrough hepatitis C treatment, Sovaldi faced backlash from payers for its high price but manufacturer Gilead Sciences overcame initial...

Apr 24, 2015, 18:45 ET

Work Around the Clock: Building Effective Global Capabilities

In today's ever-changing and increasingly global marketplace, organizations are establishing employee groups around the world to access diverse...

Apr 24, 2015, 18:30 ET

Pharmaceutical Industry Using New Technologies to Adjust Their Marketing and Research Approaches for Consumers

 New technologies and online platforms have dramatically increased the ability of consumers to educate themselves about products and companies....

Apr 17, 2015, 18:30 ET

Pharmaceutical Industry Struggling to Better Serve Provider Networks Such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

 Healthcare reform and broad-based market evolution have accelerated the creation of many new forms of provider networks, such as Integrated...

Apr 17, 2015, 18:15 ET

21st Century Cures: A Regulatory Game-Changer for the Pharmaceutical Industry

 Regulatory leaders in the pharmaceutical industry continue to watch closely the newly released bipartisan discussion draft called "21st...

Apr 10, 2015, 18:15 ET

Mastering the Communication Process to Increase Organizational Effectiveness

 The communication mediums executives use are constantly changing, forcing companies to continuously adjust their internal and external...

Apr 03, 2015, 18:30 ET

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

 Part of the allure of Big Data for the pharmaceutical industry is how it can be used to inform key issues for different functions. Medical...

Apr 03, 2015, 18:15 ET

Utilizing a Franchise Approach to Efficiently Support Multiple Products & Indications

 Launching and growing multiple products for the same therapeutic area is a balancing act that many biopharmaceutical companies are being faced...

Mar 27, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Medical Device Quality Study Finds Regulatory Environment is Boosting Quality Spending, Especially for Large Companies

 The quality function within the medical device sector carries an intimidating job description: ensure products meet quality standards at every...

Mar 27, 2015, 18:30 ET

Medical Affairs Capabilities Expanding in Emerging Marketplaces

Across the global healthcare landscape, the Medical Affairs function is essential to meeting challenges in clinical development, market education,...

Mar 20, 2015, 18:30 ET

Growing Influence of Consumers has Pharmaceutical Industry Shifting its Marketing Focus from Products to Patients

Success in the pharmaceutical marketplace is no longer determined by physicians and payers alone. The growing influence of patients in starting,...

Mar 20, 2015, 18:30 ET

Forging Deep Market Research Insights to Grow the Business

 Internal customers within biopharmaceutical companies clamor for deeper market research insights that will help them to grow the business. As...