Category Archives: People
By Pharm Exec | Published: February 21, 2014
In this short video, Brianna Cayo-Cotter, Change.org’s managing director of communications, talks to Pharm Exec about how advocacy organizations and individual patients are getting more involved in every facet of the healthcare system, from drug R&D, to federal and state policy, all fueled by the hour-to-hour passion of living with a disease.
By William Looney | Published: February 17, 2014
HBA’s 2014 Woman of the Year: Broadening the Base To mark its 25th year in recognizing female leadership in the tough competitive ranks of biopharma, the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association [HBA] is opting for a breakout triple play. When the group convenes on May 1 in New York for its annual Woman of the Year [WOTY] […]
By Pharm Exec | Published: February 12, 2014
Pleas for compassionate use access are on the increase, and Change.org is giving patients an audience. In THE ACTIVE PATIENT: FACES OF CHANGE, PharmExec’s feature story, Brianna Cayo-Cotter, Change.org’s managing director of communications, says one successful petition often begets another. Politicians and celebrities, in unprecedented fashion, are coming out in support of compassionate use petitions. […]
By Ben Comer | Published: February 6, 2014
Pharma industry executives, FDA officials and Department of Justice attorneys speaking last week at CBI’s 11th annual Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress (PCC) offered solutions and threats to companies hoping to avoid enforcement actions.
By Jill Wechsler | Published: February 3, 2014
The Washington health policy world is headed for a major shake-up next year, as more long-time leading legislators opt for retirement. The recent announcement that Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif) will leave marks the end of a 40-year career on Capitol Hill, highlighted by engineering enactment of legislation that established the generic drug industry, supported treatment […]