Changing Life Sciences Value Chain

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Most large pharmaceutical companies currently outsource some facet of their IT, but new opportunities continue to surface as developing regulations take effect, new IT requirements unfold, companies expand into new areas, and mergers & acquisitions take place across the industry.  HII recently completed a study, focused specifically on top 20 pharma, that examined which new areas (not currently outsourced) of IT (software or services) were most likely to be outsourced during 2009-2010. After 34 con

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eClinical in the Shadow of DIA

By Dr. Alan S. Louie

At the cusp of next week's Drug Information Association (DIA) meeting in San Diego, CA, it would seem appropriate to talk about trends in the evolution of commercial clinical information management solutions in the marketplace.  With regulatory requirements on the uptick (especially around clinical trial and drug safety reporting), the need to effectively collect, process, and report clinical data is becoming increasingly important.  The world is also simultaneously becoming a smaller and more int

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When a new product is approved and ultimately introduced, it is now more vital than ever for companies to properly execute product launch and generate maximum uptake by the market. However, product success is highly dependent upon physicians choosing to prescribe the drug, which makes physician targeting, promotion, and education of vital importance. Several companies are now utilizing predicitive analytics to improve this process, and are achieving some very impressive results in the process.

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