Pharmaceutical Executive-08-01-2012

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Pharmaceutical Executive

August 01, 2012

Piramal Pivots for Growth

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Country Report

August 01, 2012

Over ten years ago, the economic concept of the 'BRIC' countries-Brazil, Russia, India and China-was formed, and it's pretty much all we've heard about ever since. Yet earlier this year, the very same man who coined the term-Jim O'Neill, chief economist at Goldman Sachs-declared that by 2020 Mexico would be the seventh largest economy in the world, surpassing both India and Russia. Mexico belongs to one of four recently defined 'growth markets' alongside Indonesia, South Korea and Turkey. That certainly shakes things up a little for both outside observers and active local stakeholders in the economy.

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Features

August 01, 2012

Albert Wertheimer looks beyond today's dark clouds with a comparatively sunny forecast for the biopharm industry in 2020-just watch out for the harsh light of complacency.

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Creative non-pharmaceutical partnerships can offer innovators unique capabilities against the competition in a new era where challenges to market leadership are coming from every direction.

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From the Editor

August 01, 2012

This month's feature by Ben Comer highlights what's behind the new Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) imposed on GSK by theHHS Office of Inspector-General to compensate for a long list of marketing and pricing malfeasances

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Column

August 01, 2012

As a drug company promoting a drug free Olympiad, GSK wins our gold hands down for finally putting the industry's best face forward on the last frontier of advertising-the TV sets of Europe.

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Features

August 01, 2012

Planning for the long term is increasingly seen as an abstract absurdity. But a lasting business model is still possible-if you learn to adapt.

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Big Pharma talks a lot about changing its business model to one that prioritizes quality and value over quantity and waste. While the healthcare "ecosystem" waits for pharma to grow into this model, government is delivering a comeuppance that actually puts it in the driver's seat and gaining the upper hand.

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Column

August 01, 2012

As the scope and complexity of registration information demanded by regulators increases, protection of that know-how has become a critical differentiator in the "go" or "no go" calculation on whether to invest in a new medicine.

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Column

August 01, 2012

Medical apps, e-submissions, counterfeit drugs, and imports tucked into fairly "clean" user-fee renewal legislation.