Pharmaceutical Commerce - April 2009

Returns Process Proves Presence of Counterfeits in US Supply Chain

July 05, 2009

XStream Systems’ X-ray technology finds fakes in the returns stream

ClearOrbit Rolls Up More Supply Chain IT Processes

July 05, 2009

New parent, Take Solutions, adds biopharma application expertise

Automating the Business-Development Process

July 05, 2009

Can software tools help manage business partnerships?

SAP and Teradata Partner on Data Warehousing

July 05, 2009

Integrated offering target business intelligence applications

Supply Chain Planning Takes on An International Flavor

July 05, 2009

WAM Systems and Ortems link up for joint IT solutions

Global Pharma Sales Growth Will Flatten to 2.5-3.5% in 2009

July 04, 2009

US market will enter negative growth this year, says IMS Health

Rx-to-OTC Switch Market Will Double Its Recent Growth Rate

July 04, 2009

A 3.8% CAGR will rise to 8.0% for 2009-2013, says Kalorama Information

Workforce and Supply Chain Top Location Must-Have Lists for Biopharma

June 22, 2009

States continue to push for a ‘bio-economic’ foundation

Reshaping Biotechnology's Financing Relay Race

June 13, 2009

The current economic downturn may fuel the creation of new, more sustainable business models

Fine-Tuning Specialty Distribution

June 13, 2009

Specialty manufacturers have a range of options to consider in how to go to market

Momentum Builds in Vaccine Development

June 13, 2009

Spurred by some recent successful launches, and with hefty R&D funding commitments, the vaccine business is booming

Reverse Logistics Service Providers Deal with Safety and Environment

June 13, 2009

Sustainability initiatives add to the complexity of managing reverse logistics for life sciences products

Economic Considerations For REMS

June 13, 2009

Drug sponsors have options in both how the new FDA risk programs are structured and how to execute them

Continental Cargo approves use of AcuTemp container for cold chain shipping

May 15, 2009

AcuTemp unit remains the only FAA-approved container for domestic US use

More Web-Based Businesses Compete for Access to Physicians

May 04, 2009

Meanwhile, Ziment offers tools for assessing physician communications

HCPC 2008 Compliance Packaging Winners Announced

May 03, 2009

Winners will be honored at May Annual Symposium

Data Virtualization Comes to Biopharma

May 03, 2009

Innovative middleware lowers the administrative burden of managing large databases

2008 Market Summary From IMS Health: US Pharma Sales Up 1.3%, the Lowest in Decades

May 03, 2009

US total reaches $291.5 billion; dispensed prescriptions up 0.9%

Ranks of e-prescribers jumped 105% in 2008

April 30, 2009

Federal- and state-level attention drove technology adoption

Care facilities implement pharmacy automation system

April 30, 2009

Medication dispensed in patient-specific multi-dose packets

Drug-withdrawal news spread via mobile technology

April 20, 2009

Medical information service alerts U.S. physicians to Raptiva recall within hours

Express Scripts Announces Acquisition of NextRx

April 20, 2009

No. 3 pharmacy benefits manager to swallow No. 4

McKesson jumps into plasma, blood-based products wholesaling

April 16, 2009

New unit will ship from La Vergne, TN specialty-care products warehouse

Deloitte Survey finds healthcare consumers want more engagement

April 15, 2009

Second annual survey solidifies understanding of consumer segments

Prescription pads yielding to e-prescribing in the Garden State

April 09, 2009

But, AHRQ data show that e-prescribing systems can hurt branded-pharma sales

Anticounterfeiting SaaS tool targets global Internet activity

April 03, 2009

Real-time web mining technology gathers data for use by legal and federal entities

Generic spec for dry-powder inhalers provides regulatory and quality updates

April 03, 2009

Cambridge Consultants expects DPI use to expand into new treatment areas

Out With Pedigree; In With Patient Safety

April 02, 2009

New group of injectables manufacturers tussles with USP over use of labeling ‘real estate’ on vial caps