Business Models

Disruptive Innovation – The Impact: Perspectives from Senior Pharma Executives

May 25, 2018

Disruptive Innovation in the Life Science Industry At a panel session hosted by ICON early in 2018, senior executives from leading pharma companies shared their views on ‘Disruptive Innovation’. The session was chaired by Nuala Murphy (President, Clinical Research Services, ICON) and guest panellists Francesca Wuttke (Managing Director, MSD Global Health Innovation Fund), Dr. William H. Carson (President and CEO of Otsuka […]

The Canadian Institute’s 4th Annual Pharma Symposium (June 13 – 14, 2018) in Toronto

May 17, 2018

Be a part of the discussion that determines the future of the industry at the 4th Annual Pharma Symposium returning June 13-14, 2018 to Toronto. Join manufacturers, regulators, payers and patient advocates to develop practical strategies for the market access and reimbursement sector. Understand plan design changes sponsors are undertaking to respond to cost pressures […]

Oxford Genetics Announces New Online Customer Portal for Custom Research Services

May 14, 2018

Oxford Genetics, a leader in innovative synthetic biology-based technologies for biologics discovery, development and delivery, today announced the launch of a new online customer portal designed to enable customers to better monitor project progress and track communications. This new portal provides customers with real-time updates through 24/7 access to the status of the projects they […]

Business Transformation Survey – Summary Report

April 25, 2018

More than one in four life sciences companies expect large-scale transformation in the next three years. Are you one of them? Large pharma companies know to remain competitive they have to transform By: Joy Taylor, Co-Founder and CEO John Cassimatis, Co-Founder and President For the past three years, large pharma organizations have known that in […]

Join visionaries at Spotlight Health, the opening segment of the Aspen Ideas Festival

April 16, 2018

Hundreds of visionaries will be descending on Aspen, Colorado from June 21-24 for the Aspen Ideas Festival: Spotlight Health. This three-day health conference features an exceptional mix of inspiring and provocative experts who dive into the latest topics in medicine, science and health. Attendees are surrounded by the scenic peaks of Aspen, Colorado with plenty […]

ActiGraph Collaborates with Bayer in Mobile App Usability Pilot Study

April 11, 2018

Pensacola, FL (April 12, 2018) – ActiGraph, a leading provider of medical-grade wearable activity and sleep monitoring solutions, is collaborating with Bayer in an ongoing pilot study evaluating usability and patient perceptions of a digital tool suite consisting of Clinical Ink’s SureSource Engage mobile application, an ActiGraph activity monitor, and a Bluetooth-enabled weight scale. The […]

Today’s pharmaceutical brands are on the journey of a lifetime

March 20, 2018

From drug discovery to clinical practice, a brand journey requires connected thinking. Connected thinking includes these critical skill sets: Identify the KOL landscape – with real segmentation around mindset and behavior Understand the science – with insight and vision Craft compelling stories – with meaningful messages Create targeted and innovative programming – with an understanding […]

DiD Certified by the WBENC as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise

March 12, 2018

DiD Certified by the WBENC as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise [AMBLER, PA]—3/8/2018—DiD, an advertising agency specializing in healthcare marketing, is proud to announce national certification as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). “In the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, it’s a great, positive message to share with our clients, vendor […]

Nightingale Health and THL Biobank to accelerate personalized medicine by analyzing 40,000 blood samples

March 12, 2018

Nightingale Health, the Finnish innovator of an internationally recognized biomarker testing technology for chronic disease screening, will analyze 40,000 blood samples from Finland’s largest biobank, THL Biobank, acting under the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). This initiative signifies a step towards bringing personalized medicine to Finnish healthcare. Until recently, prohibitive costs and time […]

PodcastPlus: Death of the campaign factory: Why advertising agencies must evolve

March 7, 2018

This is a PharmaVOICE-exclusive PodcastPlus version of the original audio podcast. It is enhanced with visuals to provide additional content. Advertising agencies have always been known by their ability to create amazingly creative campaigns. Its how they’ve built reputations and how they’ve won business. While creating campaigns are still a critical component of what agencies […]

Confronting the Challenges of Rare Disease

March 6, 2018

The Orphan Drug Act of 1983 brought increased awareness to the need for new treatments for rare disease patients and provided incentives to pharmaceutical manufacturers, including tax credits for the costs of clinical research, seven years of patent exclusivity, and the waiver of Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) filing fees. Of the 3,500 drug […]

Driving improved access and compliance through direct-to-physician sampling

March 5, 2018

For many commercial teams, accessing physicians for sample distribution has never been more challenging. Over the past 10 years, the number of physicians who are accessible to pharma sales teams has declined by nearly half. As a result, many companies are shifting to direct-to-physician (DTP) sampling programs to help overcome access and compliance concerns. In […]

Recipharm appoints President Development Services to drive end to end offering

February 14, 2018

Contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) Recipharm has appointed Bernard Pluta to lead its new global development organisation. The newly established position forms part of the ongoing transformation of Recipharm’s Development Services, in which a total of 400 employees across six countries are united to deliver a comprehensive development offering. The scientific, chemical and pharmaceutical expertise will cover […]

RxTE Health Appoints Dave Teckman as Executive Chairman of the Board

February 13, 2018

Industry Veteran to Steer Pharmacy Benefit Solution Company’s Sales and Marketing Initiatives Sacramento, CA- February 13, 2018- RxTE Health (RxTE), a company specializing in pharmacy cost reduction programs for employers, today announced the appointment of Dave Teckman as Executive Chairman of the Board. In this role, Teckman will be responsible for overseeing business development, sales, […]

From Amazon to Netflix – analytics enabled content lessons for the pharma industry

February 13, 2018

Article by Manish Gupta, co-founder and CEO, Indegene, a leading global healthcare solutions company As lifesciences companies seek to “Amazonize” their physician and patient engagement and progress on their journey to deliver customized omni-channel experience to their customers, they often fail to recognize that the personalization journey necessitates the confluence of content development, intelligent campaign operations […]

Symcel expands staff for clinical market growth and Horizon 2020 funded validation of antimicrobial susceptibility testing

February 7, 2018

calScreener™ to become the industry gold standard for combination testing of antibiotics within five years 7 February 2018: Symcel – the company behind the revolutionary cell-based assay tool for real-time cell metabolism measurements, calScreener™ – is expanding to bring its patented technology to the clinical antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) markets. The company states it is […]

The Clinical Trial Innovation Report

February 6, 2018

It’s an exciting, yet challenging time for clinical research. Technology innovations open up a world of data for researchers and the ability to collect it faster. It’s all good news—better accuracy, more data-driven decisions and improved treatment for patients. But there’s also a big challenge: how to minimize risk and at the same time efficiently […]

How to Challenge the Status Quo in Highly Competitive Markets

February 2, 2018

Are the entrenched habits of physicians limiting your product’s growth? Grow your brand appropriately by Challenging the Status Quo. Quantum’s “Challenge the Status Quo” approach shows salespeople and their managers how to change physicians’ thinking and treatment habits in 4 steps:       Supplying the energy to change. No one changes without motivation or energy. We show […]

Certara Acquires BaseCase, a Life Sciences Data Visualization Company

February 1, 2018

Acquisition will add strong visualization and communications capabilities across Certara’s data science decision-support value chain Certara®, the global leader in model-informed drug development and regulatory science, today announced that it has acquired BaseCase Management GmbH, a data visualization software as a service (SaaS) company headquartered in Berlin, Germany, with offices in New York. BaseCase, which […]

Collaboration: why aren’t we making progress toward a healthier world?

January 18, 2018

by Adele Gulfo Biopharmaceutical Executive PharmaVOICE 100 Honoree — 2007 and 2016 As I was on the NYC Subway headed toward the PharmaVOICE 100 Celebration last September to participate on a panel tasked with the following question: “Collaboration: why aren’t we making progress toward a healthier world,” I saw this ad about the health consequences […]

3 Things Health Care & Life science firms can learn from Amazon

January 8, 2018

Article by Gaurav Kapoor, co founder and EVP, Indegene, a global healthcare solutions company In the recent months, there has been a lot of speculation about Amazon’s entry into the pharmaceutical sector. Given Amazon’s track record of disrupting and displacing established players in every sector they compete, it is not surprising that incumbents in the […]

HBAdvantage – A New Era

January 2, 2018

A New Era. The HBA’s new brand was unveiled to a sellout crowd at its annual conference in November. With the splendor of a new style, color, flair and messaging, HBA is clearly positioned as a formidable united force for change in the healthcare industry. The new brand is a catalyst designed to accelerate HBA’s […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Business Transformation

December 6, 2017

On Oct. 12 Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association hosted a panel exploring the successes and failures of business transformation in life sciences. The panelists, who have all thankfully lived to tell the tale, shared their transformation do’s and don’ts based on pitfalls and successes of their endeavors. Transformation truly touches every level of the organization – from the […]

Death of the campaign factory: Why advertising agencies must evolve

November 29, 2017

Advertising agencies have always been known by their ability to create amazingly creative campaigns. Its how they’ve built reputations and how they’ve won business. While creating campaigns are still a critical component of what agencies are expected to provide, market needs have evolved and brand teams are now looking for agencies to be much more […]

Focus on Redefining Drug Development – November issue of The Evidence Forum

October 31, 2017

Evidera’s biannual publication addresses the scientific, strategic, and operational challenges of today’s healthcare environment, providing a forum for the exchange of thoughts and ideas focused on evidence and value. This issue is focused on Redefining Drug Development, highlighting the latest changes to regulations and guidelines, exploring the evolving needs in real-world and patient-centered evidence, and […]

CX: Pharma’s search for excellence

October 25, 2017

The term customer experience (CX) might be relatively new in pharma but the reality is as old as the industry itself. Every time a company interacts with a customer, it is delivering some sort of customer experience. In our increasingly multi-stakeholder and multichannel world, pharma companies must get comfortable with the idea that CX is not a linear, […]

Real-World Evidence Generation in a Big Data World is Causing Disruption

October 23, 2017

In the life science industry, demand is exploding for evidence generated through real-world data. Unfortunately, most companies haven’t significantly updated their methods for generating evidence in the past 25 years. Are you ready to handle the disruption? This ebook covers numerous issues from a variety of stakeholders, including data visualization capabilities, advanced analytics, rich data […]