April 14, 2015By Riley McDermid, BioSpace.com Breaking News Sr. Editor Bankers are leaving their jobs at large investment firms for smaller, boutique outfits in a bid to get a piece of the $92.5 billion of U.S. healthcare merger activity already in 2015, as healthcare and biotech have boomed over the last 13 months, Reuters reported […]
The return on R&D investment for leading biopharmaceutical manufacturers fell to a nine-year low while the U.S. FDA approved a record-breaking amount of novel medicines during 2018.
In seeking innovative players that could change pharma and healthcare, Med Ad News found the developer of an app that helps people determine what illnesses are in their neighborhoods; the creator of a wearable injector that allows patients on biologics to receive these drugs outside the clinic; and a designer of a deep learning network aimed at giving pharma and healthcare companies a handle on their data.
The top performers of the launch class of 2016 have very little in common – aside from the fact that none of them came from a “classic” big pharma house.
U.S. Solicitor General Intervenes Against Johnson & Johnson in DECN’s Long Running Patent Battle Over GenStrip 50
Interventions by the Solicitor’s Office to Protect the Rights of a Corporation Are Rare LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 14, 2015) – Decision Diagnostics Corp. (OTC PINK: DECN), the manufacturer, quality plan administrator and the exclusive worldwide sales, service and regulatory processes agent for the popular GenStrip™ 50, the FDA cleared Green Alternative Strip, specifically […]
Pedestrians walk past the world headquarters of Pfizer in New York November 5, 2013. Reuters/Adam Hunger (Reuters) – Several high-ranking bankers have left their jobs at major investment banks in the last 13 months amid a surge in U.S. healthcare deal activity to seek better compensation at boutique investment banks as well as to participate […]
DUBLIN, IRELAND–(Marketwired – Apr 13, 2015) – Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ: HZNP), a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated products that address unmet medical needs, today announced that it is offering to sell 12,000,000 of its ordinary shares in an underwritten public offering. Horizon Pharma plc also […]
Biologic medicines and immunotherapy are front and center amongst many of the R&D strategies and platforms for the industry’s leading developers.
Traditional channels remain the dominant form of HCP interaction in 13 major pharmaceutical markets, according to research by Cegedim Strategic Data. The company’s Global Promotion Audits showed varying levels of digital penetration across major markets – led by 34 percent in Japan and 24 percent in the United States – but in all cases the […]
Global advertising agency network Interpublic Group announced that it was taking the ICC Lowe healthcare advertising agencies – ICC, Trio, and Pace – and folding them into the FCB Healthcare network.
The first month of the new year was a memorable one for Practice Fusion, a cloud-based electronic health record provider for doctors and patients, with one health management partnership showing promising results and a second partnership focused on adherence being announced for the first time. Jan. 14, the company announced the results of a collaboration […]
After asking industry leaders about all the issues we thought would matter most in 2015, we asked them what questions they thought we had missed. Here is what they told us. • What are some of the non-traditional approaches to communicating with HCPs that are being adopted? We are starting to see a number of […]
HealthPrize Technologies, a medication adherence and digital patient engagement company, has announced positive results from a number of pharmaceutical company sponsored patient support programs conducted across a variety of chronic conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, acne, and asthma/COPD. HealthPrize’s online and mobile platform uses gaming dynamics, behavioral economics, rewards and education to motivate patients to […]