Tag Archives: Medicine

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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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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Reps Allowed Access; Just Make an Appointment

Image by Joseph Cote via Flickr SK&A released the results of its latest physician survey, and it turns out that most docs are happy to meet with sales reps as long as they make an appointment in advance. In fact, 98 percent of offices that allow sales reps to make office calls see 20 reps […]
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FDA and GSK on the Hunt for Stolen Drugs

Image by Johnny Grim via Flickr We typically don’t get emails from FDA  asking for information about stolen goods with massive bold letters, but that’s what just came into our inbox. Looks like a transport truck containing a mix of GlaxoSmithKline’s pharmaceutical and over-the-counter medications was jacked in Puerto Rico on January 29, and the […]
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Pharma Unplugged #2 Layoffs & Bonuses

Pharma Unplugged #2— Layoffs & Bonuses Recorded: 12/3/2009 Air Date: 12/7/2009 Host: George Koroneos, Pharm Exec Cohost: Reid Paul, Pharm Rep Magazine Show Notes: This week we discuss: Pfizer’s medical education relationship with the Canadian Medical Association Journalists take FDA to task for not being transparent enough Layoffs and job cuts at Sanofi-Aventis New report […]
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