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CBI Conference Highlights Innovative Programs on Patient Compliance

With compliance rates flagging, companies have to work harder than ever to demonstrate these programs have value and represent a good ROI Pharm Exec’s sister conference organization, CBI, sponsored its 10th annual Patient Adherence Forum in April to highlight current trends in industry compliance and adherence programs — where companies reach out to help an increasingly […]
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Shrinks Like Latuda Over the Competition, Survey Finds

Psychiatrists are more likely to recommend Sunovion Pharmaceuticals’ Latuda to colleagues than Merck’s Saphris or Novartis’ Fenapt, according to a DTW Marketing Research survey. All three drugs are atypical antipsychotics indicated for schizophrenia, and had US launches in late 2009 (Saphris), early 2010 (Fenapt) and February of this year (Latuda). Latuda, however, appears to be […]
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First Chinese Product Development Partnership Targets Tuberculosis, Malaria, AIDS

A Chinese scientific foundation and a not-for-profit tuberculosis organization announced a partnership aimed at developing new medicines for underserved public health diseases. Billed as the first Chinese product development partnership (PDP), the Global Health R&D Center of China (GHRC) hopes to discover and develop new treatments for tuberculosis (TB) and other diseases by collaborating with […]
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Will Patients Ever Comply?

Everyone knows patients don’t do what they are told. Jacky Law looks at what can be done about it. There can be few areas of research that are as extensive and as inconclusive as that which seeks to understand why patients don’t follow doctors’ orders. According to an April 2008 IMS Health analysis of the […]
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