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Mass Gift Ban Repeal Efforts Fizzle

An effort in the Massachusetts legislature to repeal the state’s ban on many gifts to healthcare providers has failed. The year-old ban is considered one of the most restrictive in the country, banning restaurant meals, various gifts and requiring reporting on transfers of value above $50. “This repeal effort was started by legislators concerned that […]
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Study: Future of Personalized Medicine

An increased focus on targeted medicine has become a staple for all facets of healthcare, from drug developers to consumers to pharma companies. Gerson Lehrman and Bloomberg jointly commissioned a survey that gauged the reactions and predictions of this trend from 52 leading US physicians. The survey covered a number of topics to assess which […]
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Merck to Close Eight Plants

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Over the next two years, Merck will shut down eight manufacturing plants, as well as eight research sites, as part of the ongoing Schering-Plough merger process. The company said in a statement that the various site exits will help “create a flexible R&D organization.” Taking a page out of […]
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GSK Scores High in Market Access

GlaxoSmithKline ranked number one in a study of pharmaceutical companies offering access to medicines to emerging and developing nations, proving that the UK drug giant has a far stronger grasp on new markets than its US and Japanese counterparts. The study ranks 20 companies based on significant criteria including pricing, patents and intellectual properties, capacity […]
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