Tag Archives: innovation
By Guest Blogger | Published: December 1, 2014
The innovation debate (Why isn’t there more or it? How much should we pay for it? Just what is it anyway?!) remains a lively one in the UK. Lord Saatchi’s Medical Innovation Bill is just one part of this debate. It’s intended to mitigate against so called ‘defensive’ medicine, where clinicians might not prescribe or […]
By Casey McDonald | Published: November 12, 2014
Merck KGaA CEO Stefan Oschmann spoke last week in New York as he accepted the two-year role as president of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA), the R&D industry’s global trade group based in Geneva.
By Jill Wechsler | Published: November 6, 2014
The 2014 mid-term elections handed over control of the Senate to Republicans and boosted the GOP majority in the House, a clear blow to Obama administration policies, including the president’s landmark health reform initiative. Voters were most dismayed about the economy and lack of jobs, but U.S. military snafus overseas and concerns about the Ebola […]
By Casey McDonald | Published: November 5, 2014
The Cleveland Clinic once again ended its Medical Innovation Summit with a list of 10 advances voted most likely to have a major impact on improving patient care in 2015.
By Guest Blogger | Published: November 4, 2014
By Wayne Kubick, Applied Clinical Trials. We hear it all the time these days: research processes have to undergo transformative changes in order for research organizations to thrive—or even survive. Controlled clinical trials take too long and cost too much. Regulatory review is blocking innovation. Research data must be shared transparently, drug manufacturers need to […]