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Patient Adherence Awards Winners Revealed

Image via Wikipedia The Center for Business Intelligence, on Monday, revealed winners of its annual Strategic Patient Adherence Awards as part of its two-day conference about patient compliance with their drug regiments. This year’s award winners are: Best Integrated Program—Shire Pharmaceuticals: FOSRENOL ON TRACK Direct To Patient Support Program Best Disease State Program—BMS/Sanofi-Aventis Canada & […]
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Making Sense of US Health Reform: Some Points for the Perplexed

The March 21 passage by Congress of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provides at long last a rough blueprint for driving future commercial opportunities in the second-biggest industry sector of the world’s largest economy. With over 2,400 pages of text and a phase-in timetable that extends to 2019, it is prudent to invoke […]
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Pharma Cheers Health Reform Legislation

Image by SEIU International via Flickr After months of increasingly rancorous debate, the House finally approved legislation March 21 that makes significant changes in the nation’s health care system. The Senate is slated to approve the House-passed changes to its original reform bill shortly. Of most importance to pharmaceutical companies, the legislation promises to significantly […]
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Tauzin’s Farewell to PhRMA

Image via Wikipedia In an emotional farewell address to PhRMA, President Billy Tauzin recapped his five years at the helm of the organization and his efforts to “recapture the value of the PhRMA brand” and to “re-earn the trust of people who had lost faith in us.” “We had to take the target off our […]
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Saving Haiti: One Donation at a Time (UPDATED 1/21)

Image by American Red Cross via Flickr It’s been less than three days since new broke of a massive earthquake in Haiti that all but leveled the struggling country. With thousands dead, a devastated infrastructure, and no emergency plan, countries and businesses around the world have joined in the effort to help the Haitian people […]
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