Data & Analytics
By equipping patients with biosensors, wearable devices and mobile apps, clinical R&D teams have the opportunity to gain unprecedented insight about the patient experience.
The firm is the primary vendor for the drugmaker's global commercial analytics.
An analysis of R&D data from 14 large drugmakers found that pharma is having renewed success in bringing medicines to market.
Report finds Americans overpay for cancer drugs; Clinton proposes end to pharma DTC as a tax write-off; Gilead HCV combo is effective across all strains of the virus
Accenture found that life-sciences executives believe that smart tools and devices will be the catalyst for drugmakers to move forward with beyond-the-pill initiatives.
As the value proposition of real-world data to drugmakers becomes increasingly attractive, services companies are partnering to capitalize on the opportunity.
Cardiologists say that up to 15% of their patients could be on PCSK9 inhibitors next year; FDA committee to evaluate new Oxycodone version
Sales reps that focus on creating value for HCPs could find new opportunities and improved access to those physicians, according to Accenture.
The cloud technology firm announced it will acquire Avalere in a move aimed at growing its relationships with pharma.
A new poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that most Americans believe drugmakers should be required to release information to the public about how they set drug prices.
Less than half of 300 doctors polled in a QuantiaMD survey could name a biosimilar that's under consideration for approval, and only 17% said they're very likely to prescribe one.
The focus on boosting physician referrals might appear contrary to the current obsession with patient-centric marketing.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders and the University of Maryland will develop a training program to help caregivers and patients participate in research.
A data-mining analysis of patient records found a significant increase in the chance of heart attack for those taking proton-pump inhibitors.
He spoke with MM&M about whether pharma is ready to win a Grand Prix, if regulation limits creativity in healthcare, and why wearables may spur creativity.
IBM takes on healthcare data; Mylan settled a lawsuit allowing it to launch generic Viagra by 2017; an FDA committee will meet today to discuss Onglyza
The American Academy of Otolaryngology said taking antibiotics for sinus infections is a slightly better treatment strategy than waiting it out.
A new survey from Cegedim Relationship Management claims that digital tools are being underutilized and represent an opportunity to meet the demands of HCPs.
A study funded and conducted in part by the CVS Research Institute found that an expansion of prescription-drug benefits could mean better health outcomes as well as reduced spending.
"Although the United States represents almost half of the biologics market in terms of revenue and volume, biosimilars growth will be fueled by focusing on the emerging markets, by addressing non-consumption and patient inability to pay for high-priced biologics."
Members of the 13-32 age group were less likely to agree that preventive care is the most important factor in staying healthy, compared to Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers.
As patients spend more time in waiting rooms where they are primed to learn about their health, POC promotions are becoming a more essential part of the marketing mix, researchers find.
Complementary solutions to drive growth with health plans as well as pharma clients, companies say.
Despite hurdles of practitioner buy-in and legacy IT, value-based care is on pace to overtake fee-for-service.
A mélange of new treatments awaiting approval and a lack of patient support are driving down drug utilization for Gilead's HCV blockbuster, according to a new study.
Researchers using an experimental test have discovered that the 50% of surveyed diabetics may also have undetected heart muscle damage.
Healthcare workers seek out health-related information on their own time, and through internet connections other than ones offered by their employers.
The numbers folks at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services anticipate sluggish growth in US healthcare spend, but prescriptions look ready to take off.
The latest data shows an overall widening of the US.
The new PCSK9 class of cholesterol-lowering antibodies continues to look promising, but many doctors—particularly PCPs—have never even heard of the experimental drugs.
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