May 25, 2020
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How to successfully transition patient solutions providers

Switching patient solutions providers, also known as hub providers, is a big decision for any pharmaceutical manufacturer or life sciences organization. The transition can be ...
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Trump’s boasting overshadows supply deal for COVID-19 drugs

Trump’s boasting overshadows supply deal for COVID-19 drugs

President Trump’s big agreement with a new US drugmaker to supply drugs for COVID-19 has been overshadowed by his admission he is taking hydroxychloroquine as ...
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Hydroxychloroquine and the Coronavirus: Connecting the Dots Through the Biology Knowledge Graph

Hydroxychloroquine and the Coronavirus: Connecting the Dots Through the Biology Knowledge Graph

It would be hard to miss the current interest in finding effective treatment for COVID-19. In this regard, the combination of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) with azithromycin ...
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2020 Biopharma Cold Chain Sourcebook forecasts a $17.2-billion logistics market

The 11th edition of the Biopharma Cold Chain Sourcebook has been published by Pharmaceutical Commerce. The annual edition forecasts an overall market for cold chain ...
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NICE backs NHS funding for Roche’s Kadcyla in early breast cancer use

NICE backs NHS funding for Roche’s Kadcyla in early breast cancer use

NICE has published final draft guidance recommending regular NHS funding for Roche’s Kadcyla (trastuzumab emtansine) in its newer use, for certain people with HER2-positive early breast cancer who are at ...
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Increase visibility of your COVID-19 clinical findings with SSRN

Increase visibility of your COVID-19 clinical findings with SSRN

Quickly communicating pertinent clinical information, such as research regarding patient treatments, is critical during public health crises like the ongoing novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ...
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Hospital pharmacy survey finds a lack of visibility to internal inventories

Automation exists in most hospital pharmacies, but there are crucial gaps and onerous workarounds. “Medication intelligence” would be the preferred approach, according to an annual ...
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Shares in Vertex jump on overnight success of CF triple therapy

Shares in Vertex jump on overnight success of CF triple therapy

Shares in US pharma Vertex were up sharply in premarket trading after its newly-launched cystic fibrosis triple therapy attained blockbuster status almost overnight, leading to a surprise upgrade to ...
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Rare disease research: grey literature is the new knowledge currency

Rare disease research: grey literature is the new knowledge currency

Pharma research for rare disease is challenging because of insufficient patient populations available for clinical trials, and also because the investment returns are marginal. Thus, ...
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Evolving Patient Access Programs for Specialty Therapies

(Sponsored by RxCrossroads by McKesson) When a physician prescribes or treats a patient with your specialty drug, the stakes are high for everyone. Patient access ...
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