China – s Drug-Price Cuts Are Hitting Big Pharma Where It Hurts #spectrum #pharma

Posted On May 17 2017 by

#chinese pharmaceutical companies # China’s Drug-Price Cuts Are Hitting Big Pharma Where It Hurts The world’s largest pharmaceutical companies are facing a roadblock in China as a state-led campaign to slash drug prices has triggered a slowdown in sales growth. One of the biggest problems: China’s government-run health insurance funds, which are struggling to keep up with an ageing population and surging incidence of diseases like cancer or diabetes. As they grapple with tighter budgets and a slowing economy, many of these funds are capping reimbursements to patients and pushing local authorities to negotiate with companies to lower drug prices. …


5 health IT trends set to shake up industry #aspenbio #pharma

Posted On May 17 2017 by

#healthcare industry news # For those healthcare providers still resistant to technology, you ve got a problem on your hands: You re going to be left behind. This is where healthcare it going with or without you. That s according to a new Accenture report, Healthcare Technology Vision 2015. which lays out five key trends in the industry that show adaptation might be the best business model. First, Accenture analysts are calling it the platform revolution that is the ever-increasing ubiquity of mobile and cloud platforms that far surpass merely the ability to track in real-time a patient’s health. Rather, …


Pharmaceutical Sales FAQ: Is it good to work for a contract company? #shire #pharma

Posted On May 17 2017 by

#contract pharmaceutical companies # Q:Should I accept a contract sales position if my real goal is to work directly for a drug company?A: That’s a matter of personal choice. Contract reps are highly regarded, although the pay and prestige level may not be as high at first. Working as a contract rep could be a great transition into your job of choice. Contract reps that are good workers have the perfect opportunity to network their way into their dream-job. They can wait and choose the perfect territory rather than grab the first opening that comes up like you and me. …


What is Health IT (health information technology)? Definition from #manufacturing #pharmaceutical #companies

Posted On May 16 2017 by

#health it companies # Health IT (health information technology) Health IT (health information technology) is the area of IT involving the design, development, creation, use and maintenance of information systems for the healthcare industry. Automated and interoperable healthcare information systems are expected to improve medical care, lower costs, increase efficiency, reduce error and improve patient satisfaction, while also optimizing reimbursement for ambulatory and inpatient healthcare providers. Download this free guide Free Guide: Wearables Raise Healthcare Data Security Questions Is the information collected by Fitbits and Apple Watches covered by HIPAA regulations? Only sometimes. Find out more about what’s covered – …


It – s Like Viagra for Pharma Ads: Pfizer – s $1 #alembic #pharma

Posted On May 16 2017 by

#pharma marketing news # It’s Like Viagra for Pharma Ads: Pfizer’s $1.4 Billion Marketing Blitz Pfizer Inc.’s tab to keep its best-selling drugs on top and turn its newer ones into tomorrow’s blockbusters? More than $1 billion. America’s biggest drugmaker led the pharmaceutical industry in advertising in 2014, boosting spending even as other corporate giants such as Procter Gamble Co. Toyota Motor Corp. and L’Oreal SA cut back, according to data from Kantar Media. Drug industry spending on consumer ads grew to $4.54 billion last year, 21 percent more than in 2013, according to research firm Nielsen NV. New York-based …


Pharmaceutical Jobs, Biotech Jobs and IT Jobs in Brussels #pharmacies

Posted On May 15 2017 by

#pharma biotech jobs # Pharmaceutical, Biotech and IT Jobs in Brussels Pauwels Consulting offers consulting services to the largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies in Belgium and beyond. We are currently looking for various new colleagues (full-time employees and freelance consultants) to complement the project teams of one of our largest pharmaceutical partners to the south of Brussels. Do you have a background in the pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry and are you looking for a new challenge to the south of Brussels? Then please have a look at our current job openings below. If you join our team, you will enjoy …


Pharmaceutical Sales FAQ: Is it good to work for a contract company? #pharma #licensing #deals

Posted On Apr 30 2017 by

#contract pharmaceutical companies # Q:Should I accept a contract sales position if my real goal is to work directly for a drug company?A: That’s a matter of personal choice. Contract reps are highly regarded, although the pay and prestige level may not be as high at first. Working as a contract rep could be a great transition into your job of choice. Contract reps that are good workers have the perfect opportunity to network their way into their dream-job. They can wait and choose the perfect territory rather than grab the first opening that comes up like you and me. …


It – s Like Viagra for Pharma Ads: Pfizer – s $1 #what #is #the #pharmaceutical #industry

Posted On Apr 30 2017 by

#pharma marketing news # It’s Like Viagra for Pharma Ads: Pfizer’s $1.4 Billion Marketing Blitz Pfizer Inc.’s tab to keep its best-selling drugs on top and turn its newer ones into tomorrow’s blockbusters? More than $1 billion. America’s biggest drugmaker led the pharmaceutical industry in advertising in 2014, boosting spending even as other corporate giants such as Procter Gamble Co. Toyota Motor Corp. and L’Oreal SA cut back, according to data from Kantar Media. Drug industry spending on consumer ads grew to $4.54 billion last year, 21 percent more than in 2013, according to research firm Nielsen NV. New York-based …


What is Health IT (health information technology)? Definition from #aai #pharma

Posted On Apr 30 2017 by

#health it companies # Health IT (health information technology) Health IT (health information technology) is the area of IT involving the design, development, creation, use and maintenance of information systems for the healthcare industry. Automated and interoperable healthcare information systems are expected to improve medical care, lower costs, increase efficiency, reduce error and improve patient satisfaction, while also optimizing reimbursement for ambulatory and inpatient healthcare providers. Download this free guide Free Guide: Wearables Raise Healthcare Data Security Questions Is the information collected by Fitbits and Apple Watches covered by HIPAA regulations? Only sometimes. Find out more about what’s covered – …


Jazz Pharma basks in praise as it adds CNS drugs in Azur acquisition #pharma #services

Posted On Apr 23 2017 by

#azur pharma # Jazz Pharma basks in praise as it adds CNS drugs in Azur acquisition Occasionally cited as a potential takeover target, Jazz Pharmaceuticals ($JAZZ) is in the news this morning with a takeover of its own. The biotech says it has struck an all-stock deal to acquire Dublin, Ireland-based Azur Pharma, adding new CNS drugs to its list of approved drugs. Once the proposed deal goes through, the combined operation is expected to have $475 million in annual revenue. Jazz CEO Bruce Cozadd told analysts this morning that the developer–which ran into a regulatory rejection last year–has been …