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Abrams Talks Social Media at DIA

“It doesn’t turn me on to send a warning letter.” –Tom Abrams, during a Q&A at DIA.  Instead of repeating his yearly Drug Information Association (DIA) conference claim that social media guidance remains among the FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion’s (OPDP) “highest priorities,” to be published in due course, Tom Abrams, director of OPDP, […]
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What Does ‘Off Label’ Mean in 2014?

by Tom Norton Years ago, while sitting in an Rx company lunch room, I was listening to one of the company’s top sales reps discuss the commercial progress a recently launched prescription was making. The rep said that the product was selling “OK” under its FDA approved, indicated therapeutic area. However, he quietly said, “It’s […]
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Investment in Pharma Sales “Flat” in 2013

Industry investment in pharma sales force and marketing channels remained “flat” in 2013 at just under €85 billion constant US dollars, according to newly released data from Cegedim Strategic Data (CSD).
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Lack of Multichannel Confidence: A Step on the Road to Digital Maturity

I’ve been lucky enough to get a sneak preview of Across Health’s 2014 Multichannel Barometer report. This is the sixth year the Belgium-based digital consultancy has conducted its Barometer survey and it’s interesting to look at the progress, or lack thereof, across the years. The data collected for last year’s survey led Across CEO Fonny […]
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Fine-Tuning Your Multichannel Marketing Strategy

In today’s pharmaceutical industry, it seems there are nearly as many communication channels as there are instruments in the Philharmonic, and a similar level of coordination is needed to ensure multichannel success. Then, there’s the added challenge of managing interactions with today’s multifaceted customer, who could be a government agent; payer; physician (primary, specialist, or […]
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