Pharmaceutical Executive June 2014

June 2014 | Volume 0, Issue 0
Features
By Pharmaceutical Executive Editors
How big Pharma stalwarts can avoid a corrosive battle of attrition with local competitors and instead obtain the long-term goal of a stable pricing environment.
Non-adherence, in the US alone, is a $100-billion-a-year problem. Healthcare players are touting patient education and engagement as the keys to better adherence rates. Ben Comer reports.
By Pharmaceutical Executive Editors
Dealmaking lessons from history's storyboard.
For those companies in this year's Pharm Exec Top 50, meeting the accelerating market demand for specialty products has become an acute strategic imperative.
Column
As interest grows in this productivity-enhancing tool for seamless drug development, there is a need for a better working consensus on standardized metrics that monitor progress and certify success.
Payers are seeking clear assessment of drug value to rationalize high drug prices. This issue has moved to center stage due to mounting concern over the high price for Gilead's Sovaldi, writes Jill Wechsler.
The Cancer Research Institute is clearing a path to the future of immunotherapeutics. Ben Comer speaks to its CEO and director of scientific affairs, Jill O'Donnell-Tormey
By Pharmaceutical Executive Editors
New constraints require new solutions.
Pharma, HCPs, and regulators walk tightrope in addressing early-access push while supporting biomedical R&D.
By Pharmaceutical Executive Editors
What is and what should be keeping you up at night.
By Pharmaceutical Executive Editors
Rare allies—innovator and generic pharmas—are calling for policy integration in Europe. But ideology and newfound scepticism on the merits of drugs in healthcare could complicate the effort.
From the Editor
Finding the correct coordinates for big Pharma's endless cycle of re-positioning is just as important as a winning scientific hand, writes William Looney.
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