Tag Archives: innovation
By Ben Comer | Published: June 11, 2012
Following his keynote address last week at the Financial Times US Healthcare and Life Sciences Conference in New York, Eli Lilly CEO John Lechleiter huddled into a corridor to speak with PharmExec about his agenda as incoming chairman of PhRMA, and how to fix innovation.
By Ben Comer | Published: May 11, 2012
A keynote speaker at the 9thAnnual SaS Health Care & Life Sciences Executive Conference on May 10, ‘disruptive’ author of The Innovator’s Dilemma and Harvard business professor Clayton Christensen sat down with PharmExec to discuss the future of the pharmaceutical industry, and what Mitt Romney could bring to the White House.
By Jennifer Ringler | Published: January 18, 2012
The 2011 Edelman Health Barometer suggests that—in the same way that we spread colds, diseases, and other illnesses from person to person—good health and healthy behaviors can also be spread. Can pharma play a pivotal role in the good-health epidemic? Energy. An active lifestyle. Mental and emotional stability. Absence of disease. Nutrition. These are some of [...]
By Julian Upton | Published: December 5, 2011
Patient Privacy Fears Taint UK Innovation Plans The Conservative arm of the UK’s coalition government flexed its private-sector-friendly muscles again on Monday with the announcement that the National Health Service should be ‘opened up’ to private healthcare firms. In a pharma-friendly speech peppered with the usual buzzwords, Prime Minister David Cameron said: “The end-game is for [...]
By William Looney | Published: November 2, 2011
On Monday, the world’s population hit the 7 billion mark, repeating a pattern of largely unrestrained growth that has endured for the last century: the world is now adding roughly one billion people every 12 years. The UN Population Fund (UNPF) estimates that, barring some unforeseen demographic or environmental/development shifts, the figure will reach just [...]