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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...

Mar 13, 2015, 18:30 ET

The Role of Medical Affairs in Providing Support for Key Product Launch Activities in the Pharmaceutical Industry

 The Medical Affairs function within the pharmaceutical sector plays an important role in new product launches, starting from the pre-launch...

Mar 13, 2015, 18:30 ET

Current and Future Trends in Pharmaceutical Big Data Utilization

 Big Data has the potential to generate valuable insights for key commercial decisions within the biopharmaceutical industry. Despite this,...

Mar 06, 2015, 18:30 ET

Forces of Change Impacting Corporate Library Services

 In today's ever-changing business world, corporate libraries often find it challenging to prove the value of the information and services they...

Mar 06, 2015, 18:30 ET

Pharmaceutical Industry Making Adjustments to Include Patient Perspective across Medical and Commercial Operations

Patient-oriented programs have risen in importance within the pharmaceutical industry as regulators and payers have placed more emphasis on patient...

Feb 27, 2015, 18:30 ET

Improving the Management of MSL Teams to Create Value across a Diverse Set of Customers

The role of the Medical Science Liaison has evolved over the past decade but one thing hasn't changed: face-to-face meetings are seen as the best...

Feb 27, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Report Details How to Expand a Pharmaceutical Product Portfolio without Cannibalizing an Established Brand

Pharmaceutical and biotech marketers are often faced with the challenge of managing multiple products for the same indication. This can be a...

Feb 20, 2015, 18:30 ET

New Study Highlights How to Effectively Deploy iPads to Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs)

New technologies are changing how Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) interact with physicians and other thought leaders. MSLs use tablets to not only...