Emerging Trends

Basis starts a global healthcare practice with New York office and hire of senior Hall & Partners executive

June 4, 2018

New York, New York – June 4, 2018 – Basis,founded on the belief that brand strategy should be rooted in a foundation of deep insights, is excited to announce that Scott Kressner, former Managing Partner of Hall & Partners Health in the US, has joined as Managing Partner in opening the agency’sNew York office and global […]

Disruptive Innovation – The Impact Perspectives from Senior Pharma Executives

May 31, 2018

What do you get when Senior Pharmaceutical Executives get together and brainstorm about disruptive innovation in the Life Sciences industry? You get some pretty interesting perspectives, and perhaps even a glimpse into the future. Early in 2018, ICON gathered a group of industry execs to discuss disruptive innovation, and how it could affect clinical trials […]

New control concepts for the pharma shop floor: Werum IT Solutions and Nymi enter partnership

May 29, 2018

New control concepts for the pharma shop floor: Werum IT Solutions and Nymi enter partnership Development of authentication solutions for pharmaceutical and biotech production / Increasing data integrity and efficiency / Nymi Band provides secure operator authentication Lüneburg, Germany, 29 May 2018 – Werum IT Solutions, the world’s leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) […]

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 […]

Patients as Partners: Imagining the Future of Rare Disease Therapies

May 23, 2018

This is the first installment of our new webinar series, Healthy Opinions. It is now available to watch any time as an OnDemand resource. Healthy Opinions covers important topics in the life sciences industry. We feature top thought leaders and experts in a panel format. All panelists participate using their webcam. The focus of this […]

Recognition for CRF Health’s World Class eSource Wins European Award

May 21, 2018

Plymouth Meeting, PA – May 21, 2018:  CRF Health, a leading global provider of patient-centered eSource technology solutions for the life sciences industry, today announced that the company has been recognized as 2018 New Entrant of the Year in Romania’s Regional IT & Outsourcing Industry Awards, (also known as the PIN Awards). Launched in 2016, […]

Envision Pharma Group announces the successful implementation of iEnvision to connect and support Otsuka’s medical affairs activities

May 15, 2018

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (Otsuka) has completed the first phase of implementation of the iEnvision medical affairs platform developed by Envision Technology Solutions, part of Envision Pharma Group. iEnvision is a web-based software platform specifically designed and developed to support multiple medical affairs-related programs of activity. Otsuka is deploying iEnvision to manage several […]

CRF Health’s eCOA Solution Selected for Large-Scale Insomnia Study by Innovative European Pharmaceutical Company

May 9, 2018

Plymouth Meeting, PA – May 09, 2018: CRF Health, the leading provider of patient-centered eSource for the life sciences industry, today announced that its electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) solutions have been selected for a significant insomnia trial by a European pharmaceutical company specializing in the discovery and development of small molecules. The landmark Phase […]

Tjoapack invests in blistering capabilities

May 8, 2018

Global contract packaging organisation (CPO), Tjoapack has invested in its blistering capacity, adding a new line that will be equipped with late-stage customisation printing capabilities. Expected to be operational by the end of Q3 2018, the new line, at the company’s facility in Etten-Leur, Netherlands, will take its total number of blistering lines to eight. […]

3 in 4 sites believe clinical trials will go fully electronic over the next 5 years

May 8, 2018

In a survey commissioned by Clinical Research IO (CRIO), roughly 3 in 4 sites reported that eConsent, eRegulatory and eSource will increase either “substantially” or “noticeably” in the next 5 years. The survey asked the sites to report their views on what trends are most likely to occur. The highest scoring trend was eConsent, with […]

Ed Evarts of 3D Leadership Group Chosen to Address MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference

May 2, 2018

BOSTON, MA, and ARLINGTON, VA, ISSUED MAY 1, 2018…Ed Evarts, leadership development coach, management consulting for 3D Leadership Group (http://3dleadershipgroup.com), a Boston-based leadership development firm, has been selected to speak at MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference – 2018 East, being held in Arlington, Virginia, from May 20-23.   Model Agreements & Guidelines International (MAGI) is streamlining […]

Accumulator Adjustment Programs: What They Are and How Should a Brand Respond?

April 25, 2018

In a reported effort to reduce health plan spend for specialty drugs, pharmacy benefit managers have begun promoting “co-pay accumulator” programs to health plan sponsors. The effect of these programs is often to shift much of the cost burden for expensive specialty drugs toward patients and manufacturers. This white paper takes a deep dive into […]

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 […]

Lilly and Teva earn top scores in Direct-To-Consumer Website Performance Analytics

April 23, 2018

Pfizer, Merck, AstraZeneca Maintain Lead in Brand Recall and Net Promoter Scores By Gaurav Kapoor, co-founder and EVP, Indegene, a leading global healthcare solutions provider Content tracking and optimization of direct-to-consumer websites has earned Lilly and Teva top honors in the latest Content Maturity Index. The content performance from these companies is attributable to their […]

CRF Health’s TrialMax eCOA Solution Selected for Landmark Pain Outcomes Study by Global Japanese Pharmaceutical Company

April 23, 2018

Plymouth Meeting, PA – April 23, 2018: CRF Health, the leading provider of patient-centered eSource for the life sciences industry, today announced that its TrialMax Touch® and TrialMax Slate® solutions have been selected by a Global Category Japanese Pharmaceutical company for a significant pain trial. The Phase III trial will involve 800 screened and 320 […]

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 […]

Alamo Pharma Services partners with Thingee Corporation for deployment of their iDetail™ enterprise content delivery platform for the iPad

April 5, 2018

Designed for the pharmaceutical industry, iDetail provides stunning visual display and touch interface with powerful business analytics for collecting real-time detailing call information. DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (March 28, 2018) – Alamo Pharma Services (“Alamo”) and Thingee Corporation (“Thingee”) have announced a strategic partnership utilizing Thingee’s iDetail platform that will provide Alamo sales representatives quick, seamless access […]

Assure BrandPanels Launched to Eliminate Fraud in Pharmaceutical Market Research

March 27, 2018

New Product Leverages AI and Machine Learning to Detect and Remove Fake Data NEW YORK & LONDON–PSL Group today introduced Assure BrandPanels to address fraud in pharmaceutical market research, as most recently highlighted by the German news organisation Der Spiegel. During an in-depth investigation encompassing 600 market research studies, including those containing physicians, Der Spiegeluncovered systematic manipulation in the […]

bioLIVE to introduce global biopharma country ranking

March 26, 2018

Global analysis will rank each major biomanufacturing country’s market growth potential, innovation and competitiveness Amsterdam, 26th March 2018: bioLIVE – the UBM bioprocessing and manufacturing event opening in October (9-11) in Madrid – announces that it is to build on the success of last year’s global small molecule country rankings by introducing a biologics manufacturing and processing […]

Cofactor Genomics announces new collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to demonstrate power of RNA-based immune profiling assay

March 22, 2018

San Francisco, CA – March 20, 2018 Cofactor Genomics, leading developer of advanced RNA analysis tools, announced today that they have entered into an agreement with the National Cancer Institute, along with agreements with research groups at three other academic and pharma institutions, to demonstrate the clinical utility of their immune-profiling assay, Cofactor Paragon. These […]

Improving patient engagement through design psychology principles

March 21, 2018

For years, we’ve been hearing that digital health is the future, but so far, patient engagement has been low. Research on digital health interventions has generally found lack-luster usage and retention over time.  Yet we all know that successful evidence-based interventions that support better health, including medication adherence, lifestyle changes, and symptom management are very […]