Even for busy doctors, nothing is as good as a rep – for getting pharma info #biopharma #companies

Posted On Jan 8 2018 by

#pharma info # Even for busy doctors, nothing is as good as a rep for getting pharma info If you’re a pharma sales rep, chances are, you’re walking through a fog of existential angst. If you’re not questioning your existence, worrying that you’ll be laid off, or wondering whether the doctors in your territory will stop seeing reps, you know other reps who are. All the surveys and studies–doctors like seeing reps, doctors prefer to read, doctors are unduly influenced, doctors aren’t, e-detailing will or won’t replace reps–probably don’t help, either. But you’ve probably been around long enough to have …


Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors About OxyContin #acceleron #pharma

Posted On Jan 7 2018 by

#purdue pharmaceuticals # Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors about Its Bestselling Painkiller One of the most commonly abused prescription drugs in U.S. history rose to prominence based on a lie, an investigative report by The Los Angeles Times discovered. The Los Angeles Times report found that not only did Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, provide incomplete information to the FDA, they also falsely marketed the drug as having much longer lasting effects than were demonstrated during clinical trials. Many believe that OxyContin, a powerful, bestselling painkiller, is partially responsible for America’s prescription opioid epidemic. Purdue insisted that the drug relieved …


Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren – t Bribing Doctors – Bloomberg View #pharma #industry #news

Posted On Jan 4 2018 by

#pharmaceutical reps # Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren’t Bribing Doctors Is your doctor willing to sell you out for the price of a sandwich? That s the implication a lot of people seem to have taken from a new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine. It looked at the prescribing behavior of physicians for whom pharmaceutical reps bought meals, and found that those who got even a meal worth less than $20 — think Olive Garden or Potbelly, not Le Bernardin — were significantly more likely to prescribe brand-name medications that had a cheaper alternative. I m a little less …


Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors About OxyContin #kv #pharma

Posted On Dec 8 2017 by

#purdue pharmaceuticals # Purdue Pharmaceuticals Misled Doctors about Its Bestselling Painkiller One of the most commonly abused prescription drugs in U.S. history rose to prominence based on a lie, an investigative report by The Los Angeles Times discovered. The Los Angeles Times report found that not only did Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, provide incomplete information to the FDA, they also falsely marketed the drug as having much longer lasting effects than were demonstrated during clinical trials. Many believe that OxyContin, a powerful, bestselling painkiller, is partially responsible for America’s prescription opioid epidemic. Purdue insisted that the drug relieved …


Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren – t Bribing Doctors – Bloomberg View #pharmaceutical #industry #data

Posted On Dec 6 2017 by

#pharmaceutical reps # Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren’t Bribing Doctors Is your doctor willing to sell you out for the price of a sandwich? That s the implication a lot of people seem to have taken from a new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine. It looked at the prescribing behavior of physicians for whom pharmaceutical reps bought meals, and found that those who got even a meal worth less than $20 — think Olive Garden or Potbelly, not Le Bernardin — were significantly more likely to prescribe brand-name medications that had a cheaper alternative. I m a little less …


How Big Pharma Influences Doctors #e #detailing #pharma

Posted On Nov 27 2017 by

#how big is the pharmaceutical industry # How Big Pharma Influences Doctors If you re old enough, you may be familiar with the following scene: You are sitting in the waiting room of your physician s office. Out of courtesy for the doctor s schedule, you arrived a half hour early, but now your appointment time has passed. In fact, you’ve been waiting for more than an hour, and you begin to realize that the rest of your day is going to be jammed up. You meekly protest to the office manager that you hadn t counted on being there …


Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren – t Bribing Doctors – Bloomberg View #pharm

Posted On Nov 27 2017 by

#pharmaceutical reps # Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren’t Bribing Doctors Is your doctor willing to sell you out for the price of a sandwich? That s the implication a lot of people seem to have taken from a new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine. It looked at the prescribing behavior of physicians for whom pharmaceutical reps bought meals, and found that those who got even a meal worth less than $20 — think Olive Garden or Potbelly, not Le Bernardin — were significantly more likely to prescribe brand-name medications that had a cheaper alternative. I m a little less …


Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren – t Bribing Doctors – Bloomberg View #world #pharma

Posted On Nov 17 2017 by

#pharmaceutical reps # Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren’t Bribing Doctors Is your doctor willing to sell you out for the price of a sandwich? That s the implication a lot of people seem to have taken from a new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine. It looked at the prescribing behavior of physicians for whom pharmaceutical reps bought meals, and found that those who got even a meal worth less than $20 — think Olive Garden or Potbelly, not Le Bernardin — were significantly more likely to prescribe brand-name medications that had a cheaper alternative. I m a little less …


How Big Pharma Influences Doctors #inspire #pharma

Posted On Nov 10 2017 by

#how big is the pharmaceutical industry # How Big Pharma Influences Doctors If you re old enough, you may be familiar with the following scene: You are sitting in the waiting room of your physician s office. Out of courtesy for the doctor s schedule, you arrived a half hour early, but now your appointment time has passed. In fact, you’ve been waiting for more than an hour, and you begin to realize that the rest of your day is going to be jammed up. You meekly protest to the office manager that you hadn t counted on being there …


Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren – t Bribing Doctors – Bloomberg View #valeo #pharma

Posted On Nov 10 2017 by

#pharmaceutical reps # Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren’t Bribing Doctors Is your doctor willing to sell you out for the price of a sandwich? That s the implication a lot of people seem to have taken from a new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine. It looked at the prescribing behavior of physicians for whom pharmaceutical reps bought meals, and found that those who got even a meal worth less than $20 — think Olive Garden or Potbelly, not Le Bernardin — were significantly more likely to prescribe brand-name medications that had a cheaper alternative. I m a little less …