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Putting a Price Tag on Compliance: Cheap Change or Big Bucks?

Compliance rules under the US Physician Payments Sunshine Act have been criticized for the excruciating level of detail demanded from individual company submissions.  But relatively little scrutiny has been accorded to another pressing question:  how much will all this new reporting cost?  The burden of compliance for not just this new law but in many […]
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Promotional Review Committees: Shire Sets the Standard on Achieving High Performing Teams

by Arthur Lazarus What does it take for internal Promotional Review Committees to function at their best and avoid costly mistakes to the company? A leading industry practitioner offers 15 tips for high performing teams. Arthur Lazarus, MD, MBA, Shire Pharmaceuticals 1. Find a common voice. Given the diverse training and background of individuals who […]
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The Curious Case Of AstraZeneca v. ACE

by Mike Kelly and Andrew Dupre Insurance contracts are a language game that must be played very carefully, as AstraZeneca learned. From 2003 to 2012, AstraZeneca Plc was locked in one of the largest mass tort litigations in the United States, defending its blockbuster second generation atypical antipsychotic product Seroquel from allegations of failure-to-warn of […]
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Changing the DNA of Pharma Patient Adherence Programs

by Grant Corbett Epigenetics is the study of changes in human gene expression, in particular from environmental factors.  Pharma is also experiencing epigenetic change.  Human genes are formed from DNA, which are instructions much like a blueprint.  Similarly, the environment is changing pharmaceutical DNA and how brand marketing is instructed.
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Five Compliance Questions to Ask Yourself, from the DOJ

At CBI’s 10th Annual Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress, Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong, deputy assistant attorney general, consumer protection branch, civil division, at the US Department of Justice, said being compliant means understanding people, and their motivations. Frimpong said non-compliance boils down to a failure of individuals, and offered five questions for chief compliance officers to ask themselves […]
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