Monthly Archives: February 2010

HBA Names Woman of the Year

GSK’s Deirdre Connelly has been named the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association’s Woman of the Year for 2010. Connelly, who just passed the one-year mark as president of GSK’s North American pharmaceuticals unit, is the 21st woman to win the organization’s “WOTY” award, which comes on the heels of another honor: She was ranked #37 in Fortune’s […]
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Help Us Help You

Sponsored Blog by: Craig Nestel Business Solutions Manager SAS Global Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice I wasn’t the biggest fan of the movie Jerry McGuire, but it certainly had its share of memorable quotes. Who can forget “mission statement” or “show me the money!” My personal favorite was “help me help you” which brings me […]
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PhRMA’s Tauzin Calls it a Day

PhrMA President and CEO Billy Tauzin announced on Friday that he will step down from his post after five years with the pharmaceutical lobby group. The move comes amid speculation that the President’s healthcare reform bill has stalled in Congress thanks in part to the recent Republican Senate win in Massachusetts. Tauzin was an integral […]
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Tweeting to Your Facebook: Why Pharma Is So Bad With Social Media

For those of you who didn’t know, it’s Social Media Week. Granted, the week is almost over, but the panel that you all care about didn’t take place until yesterday afternoon here in NYC. The panel’s mouthful of a name—“Navigating Social Media & New Technology in Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Industries”—is nevertheless an accurate description of […]
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Will Europe Stay Coy on Information to Patients?

Guest blog by Reflector, Pharm Exec Europe‘s Brussels correspondent. American drug firms have been pushing for it for years, and so — in an entirely different direction — has the European Parliament. Patient groups are divided over whether it’s needed. The European Commission (EC) says it’s definitely time for action. But EU member states — […]
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