Pharmaceutical Commerce


Pharmaceutical Commerce - January/February 2013

UPS officially opens three new healthcare logistics facilities in Asia-Pacific

January 03, 2013

Hangzhou, Shanghai and Sydney bring 325,000 sq. ft. of dedicated space to market

Vision 2020: evolving markets, evolving business models

January 02, 2013

PwC's annual analysis sees bright spots in R&D practices, while global economic troubles will constrain healthcare spending

Medication errors from injectable drugs are a $2.7-5.1-billion problem for US hospitals

January 02, 2013

Peer-reviewed study correlates adverse drug events (ADEs) with form of drug administration; can pharma manufacturers help?

How to prevent 'agg spend' sunburn

January 02, 2013

Implementation of the Physicians Sunshine Act may require you to begin data gathering by Feb. 25, but questions remain over the law's details, from data to dollars

Multichannel and closed-loop marketing need to come together to drive value, says Capgemini

January 02, 2013

New report assesses the progress in adopting both of these marketing techniques

Product serialization vendor, Systech, combines barcoding with authentication

January 02, 2013

Patent-pending technology provides an 'e-fingerprint' to go with barcode data; data can be retrieved from a cloud-based repository

FedEx expands its SenseAware service for temperature-controlled shipping

December 30, 2012

Next-gen SenseAware 2000 is deployed, along with a wider international distribution

Pharma's stake in comparative effectiveness research

December 30, 2012

When drugs in development today hit the marketplace in 2020, they will need evidence of economic and clinical value results to be commercially successful

Liberating time in the Economy of Attention

December 30, 2012

Pharmaceutical marketing is now operating in a new landscape--the Economy of Attention

Walgreens doubles down on 'flagship' neighborhood pharmacies

December 30, 2012

The 8,000th store opens in Los Angeles; landmarked bank building is a second Chicago flagship store

VALID Compounding Act to regulate compounding pharmacies is introduced

December 30, 2012

A new policy debate over drug regulation is emerging as the NECC scandal worsens

When serializing packages for e-pedigree, go random

December 27, 2012

The looming California e-pedigree standards do not specify how to generate product codes, but random codes are easy to produce and essential for supply chain security

A conversation with Brian Shotto, Owens & Minor

December 27, 2012

The Movianto acquisition presages a new era for the company

In an EHR era, adverse event reporting takes on a new look

December 27, 2012

As the number of adverse events (AEs) grows year by year, regulators and industry managers are looking at automated systems to handle the burden

Medication non-adherence is a $188-billion revenue gap for pharma, says Capgemini

December 27, 2012

New study magnifies the lost opportunity for industry eighteen-fold; the global gap is $564 billion

Specialty Pharmaceuticals: Facts and Figures

December 27, 2012

HDMA's fourth edition polling its members and manufacturers, on trends in specialty distribution