THE CALENDAR SAYS IT'S WRAP UP TIME, not just for gifts, but for some of the trends that shaped big Pharma-for good or bad-during the past year. A simple way to close the book on 2014 is to draw some insights from our three feature stories this month.
Pharm Exec profiles Express Scripts' Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Steve Miller, whose rise to prominence as an articulate critic of drug industry prices symbolizes the growing clout of America's largest pharmacy benefit manager.
partnerships, big pharma, data exchange, Business Development, M&A, Business Strategy, information exchange, dealmaking, Rebecca Ashkenazy, Alex Chang, Cyndi Green, Ted Miller, Christine de los Reyes, targeted medicine, R&D productivity
The European Union is moving ahead, in its own slightly crabwise fashion, with its attempts to work out what healthcare budgets should be used for. The characteristic sideways gait results from the fact that this isn't strictly speaking an EU issue.