With a long, hard fight looming, President Obama decided to go around Congress to install Don Berwick, founder of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, as the top administrator of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.
As head of GSK's North American pharma, Deirdre Connelly has the daunting challenge of trying to turn around the sluggish US market. If she succeeds, Connelly may find herself auditioning as the first female Big Pharma CEO.
Glaxo and Isis formed a billion-dollar alliance to create new RNA therapies for the rare and infectious disease segment. The key ingredient in the deal is Isis' drug discovery platform. Could it be a game changer? GSK thinks so.