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Outsourcing

Structural Forces Impacting the Pharmaceutical Industry

October 15, 2013

Patrick Lindsay, president of UBC sits down with Editorial Director Bill Loony to discusses the issues UBC confronts as it offers support services to pharmaceutical companies

Outsourcing Nontraditional Protein Expression Systems

March 2, 2013

Growth is seen in outsourcing of insect- and plant-cell-based bioproduction expression systems.

Profound Changes in the Outsourcing Landscape

February 29, 2012

Sponsor sourcing requirements are diverging from the operating needs and long-term strategies of the major CROs.

Europe's Economic Crisis: The Effect on Outsourcing to Emerging Markets

February 1, 2012

With Europe's economic troubles causing domestic profitability concerns, established pharmaceutical companies may need look to emerging markets for outsourcing partners.

China: Big Rewards. Bigger Risks?

October 1, 2006

As pharmaceutical markets go, china is a land of opportunity fraught with complex challenges. Potentially the world's largest market for prescription drugs, China is also the fastest growing market among large countries. At the same time, the sprawling system of 17,000 hospitals—the most important drug-distribution channel in China—is fragmented and encumbered by Byzantine regulations.

Bustin' a CAP: The Competative Acquisition Program

November 1, 2005

Medicare's Competitive Acquisition Program takes a shot at reforming Part B drug distribution. But the new rules evoke a vast and complicated Rube Goldberg machine, where nobody gains much—except CMS.

Ad Agencies to the Rescue

October 1, 2005

The client-agency relationship is a product of its environment. Chock-full of regulatory requirements, scandals, and heightened FDA scrutiny, the current environment leaves much to be desired. But this is hardly news for the pharma industry.

Key Opinion Leaders Interactions with Pharma

October 1, 2005

Data suggest that pharma companies engage the same key opinion leaders on assignments in three to seven departments or product groups at once.

Pairing Up

October 1, 2005

Market researchers often fail to realize that whenever they collect competitor information they are in fact collecting competitive intelligence. The same is true in reverse.

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