Pharmaceutical Commerce


Pharmaceutical Commerce - November/December 2014

7th UPS Pain in the (Supply) Chain survey sees untapped opportunities in healthcare delivery

November 03, 2014

Regulatory compliance continues to exceed cost as a primary driver

BioNJ industry survey sees biotech establishment growth but employment decline

November 03, 2014

A big jump in 2012-2013 venture funding will fuel growth; BMS' new facility

IATA and Brussels Airport seek to build a 'certified community' around cold chain regs for air transport

November 03, 2014

Airport will organize client carriers to meet new IATA standards

Cold Chain Forum showcases new products, services

November 03, 2014

Tracking systems dominate product introductions

Omnicare Specialty expands its offices; scores another client

November 03, 2014

Company is part of limited distribution for a Lundbeck neurologic treatment

IMS Health's top 10 'harbingers of change' in pharmaceutical business

November 03, 2014

Payer trends dominate near-term outlook

AmerisourceBergen's ThinkLive manufacturer summit highlights an international push

November 03, 2014

Efforts to align drug wholesaling business with manufacturer services

Software and tech standards advance as pharma traceability deadline looms

November 03, 2014

GS1 Healthcare US publishes updated track-and-trace guidance; vendors revamp their offerings

Diplomat Pharmacy has a successful IPO, garnering $173 million

November 03, 2014

Largest independent specialty pharmacy rides specialty-pharma wave

ASD Healthcare's Cubixx system transmits its 400-billionth RFID scan

November 03, 2014

Vendor-managed system inventories and protects specialty pharmaceuticals in healthcare settings

Drug deliveries by drone--why not?

November 03, 2014

DHL garners headlines with a 'parcelcopter' delivering daily drugs to remote North Sea island

Simplified approaches to temperature-controlled clinical trial packaging

November 03, 2014

Often, needless cost and complexity--without improving quality and safety--impede cold chain packaging planning

HHS OIG looks deeply into copay cards for Medicare beneficiaries, finds potential kickback violations

November 03, 2014

Pharma companies will need to do more than rely on pharmacies' adjudication of claims

The Impending AMP Rule, still waiting three years later

October 30, 2014

Some state-level changes give an indication of what to prepare for

Economic and clinical value: the future of cancer care

October 30, 2014

An 'expectations convergence' is building in how drug efficacy aligns with patient outcomes

The potential for outcomes-based contracting

October 30, 2014

Contracts with payers that contain terms based on outcomes can highlight a drug's value

Clinical trial logistics capabilities are expanding

October 29, 2014

Service providers are building out a wider range of services to meet drug developers' needs

Outsourcing to innovate: the reinvention of pharma contract services

October 29, 2014

More complex products and higher risk are changing the nature of pharmaceutical outsourcing

The maturing rare-disease market

October 28, 2014

As rare diseases have emerged as a market opportunity for pharma over the past several years, industry practices are beginning to stabilize