Tag Archives: Pharma

Obamacare: Questions for Pharma in 2014

Tom Norton outlines the Obamacare-related questions that are likely to be of concern to pharma companies in the U.S. this year. I t’s expected that about 35 new FDA approved prescription drugs will arrive on the market in 2014. What are the chances that these new medications will be utilized by Obamacare health programs?  Given […]
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Industry Optimism Outweighs Personal Job Security

By Rita Peters. Amid the environment of a gradual economic recovery and continued consolidation of bio/pharmaceutical companies, scientists, technicians, and professionals involved in drug development expressed a mix of muted optimism and stagnant employment options. Readers of Pharmaceutical Technology shared their perspectives on the current employment situation in the magazine’s annual employment survey. The respondents […]
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Pharma 'Muckraker' Top Choice for New Journalism Project

Pharma Muckraker? Reporter Glenn Greenwald,  who has been in the news recently for disseminating  the whistle-blower and former CIA employee Edward Snowden’s information on the US’s mass surveillance  program has left the Guardian where his initial articles appeared. Along with filmmaker Laura Poitras (also covering the Snowden story) and Jeremy Scahill, Greenwald is joining up […]
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Pharma Revenues, Health Expenditures Set to Increase

Healthcare spending will rise modestly in the US over the next decade, as economic growth picks up, health reform provides expanded coverage, and the population continues to age, according to an annual analysis from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). These trends similarly will boost expenditures for prescription drugs, but not as quickly […]
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Should Pharma Do Tumblr?

Could acquisition by Yahoo make Tumblr more interesting to Pharma? I’m sure you’ve heard already – Internet geriatric Yahoo just bought six-year old Tumblr for $1.1 billion. The deal, likely to complete in the second half of this year, is almost all cash – reportedly almost all the cash Yahoo had in hand at the […]
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