Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, January 23, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, January 23, 2017

BMS and Ono settle Keytruda patent suit; PhRMA plans to release new campaign; Trump moves forward with plans to scale back the ACA

Lexicon developing type 1 diabetes treatment with Sanofi

Lexicon developing type 1 diabetes treatment with Sanofi

Type 2 diabetes has been hogging health headlines lately — and for good reason. But the incidence of type 1 diabetes is also on the rise.

Top 25 metabolic brands, by sales, 2015-2016

Top 25 metabolic brands, by sales, 2015-2016

Sanofi's Lantus is the top-selling product with its Lantus franchise. Merck's Januvia and Novo Nordisk's Victoza round out the top 3.

When it comes to diabetes, will marketers break with tradition?

When it comes to diabetes, will marketers break with tradition?

That may take a "focus on brand building that goes beyond 'ask your doctor if this drug is right for you.'"

6 personalization practices from Walgreens' Balance Rewards program

6 personalization practices from Walgreens' Balance Rewards program

How the retail pharmacy chain uses customer data to make its marketing messages relevant.

Healthcare communicators track Obamacare repeal debate

Healthcare communicators track Obamacare repeal debate

Many healthcare comms leaders are paying close attention to the debate between "access" to healthcare versus making it a requirement, experts say.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, January 20, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, January 20, 2017

Pharma among top sponsors of Trump inauguration parties; AstraZeneca exec to replace GSK president of global pharmaceuticals; EpiPen rival to relaunch

In draft guidance, the FDA defines appropriate off-label comms as being 'consistent' with the label

In draft guidance, the FDA defines appropriate off-label comms as being 'consistent' with the label

The regulator is providing examples of appropriate off-label communications.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, January 19, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, January 19, 2017

The FDA releases three documents; PBM rebates eating into drugmaker revenue: PhRMA; most oncologists on Twitter receive money from pharma

Wunderman Health taps former Merkle exec as SVP of strategy and analytics

Wunderman Health taps former Merkle exec as SVP of strategy and analytics

Deborah Furey will lead the agency's pilot of a new personalized marketing offering.

MM&M opens nominations for Hall of Femme

MM&M opens nominations for Hall of Femme

MM&M last year named its inaugural class of 16 Femmes and 20 Women to Watch. Who should be considered for this year's list of breakthough women?

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Rep. Price to answer questions at confirmation hearing; 22 drugmakers invest in fighting disease in poor countries; FDA approves generic of Jazz's Xyrem

Industry hires and promotions: January 2017

Industry hires and promotions: January 2017

Endo hires new head of U.S. branded pharma, and three other people moves for you to know about.

The FDA targeted DTC, video, unapproved drug promotion in 2016

The FDA targeted DTC, video, unapproved drug promotion in 2016

The agency issued 11 enforcement letters last year.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Biogen to pay $1.25 billion for patents to MS drugs; Supreme Court to hear Novartis case over Zarxio delay; Merck KGaA inks big-data deal