Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Pain in Spain

The pain of the Spanish drug-spending squeeze extends way beyond the plain, says Reflector. The cries of anguish at Spanish drug-spending squeezes are coming not only from Madrid, but from many of the autonomous regions around the periphery of the country too. After almost a decade of continual disruption and downward pressure on pricing, the […]
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Medical Technology Innovation—Less is More

The latest Medical Technology Innovation Scorecard Report from PwC reveals that the future of medical technology focuses on less—lower costs, smaller medical devices, less complicated products and services—all resulting in more ROI. The report predicts that emerging countries may be more poised to deliver on such a philosophy than the traditional Big Guns such as […]
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Emerging Pharma Leaders 2011

Pharm Exec is looking for the fresh faces of pharma leadership. And we’d like your input! Tell us who you think should receive Pharmaceutical Executive’s 2011 Emerging Pharma Leadership Award. As the pharma industry faces a turbulent road ahead—the patent cliff, rising world players, US healthcare reform, etc.—the previous ways of doing business just won’t […]
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Prolia: Runner Up in Pharm Exec Brand of the Year

This month, Pharm Exec magazine presents its Brand of the Year. Here, Brittany Agro profiles one of the runners-up, Amgen’s osteoporosis treatment, Prolia. A joint meeting of the European Calcified Tissue Society and the International Bone and Mineral Society, held June 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland, revealed promising developments for more effective treatments in bone heath—specifically […]
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Delay to Bribery Act: Breathing Space for UK Pharma?

Pharma companies anxious about the implications of the imminent UK Bribery Act — which is set to take a hard line on corruption that some might regard as draconian — may be relieved to hear that it has been delayed again. Earlier this month the UK Ministry of Justice announced that its implementation, which was […]
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