August 2014 Issue of MMM
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Innovation is still valued in the orphan-drug space, but the reimbursement bar is rising. NPS Pharma's Eric Pauwels, who's launched five ultra-rare disease products, explains ...
A major information explosion is just the tip of the iceberg in the paradigm shift that is taking place between pharma, marketers and the patients ...
When assessing the value of breakthrough drugs, Health Economics & Outcomes Research can help generate the economic profile of a new therapy. Mohan Bala and ...
Immunotherapy is an emerging powerhouse in cancer treatment. Early gains being made in multiple tumor types provide a glimpse of the effectiveness of several agents ...
Pharma is moving toward a broader treatment paradigm based on providing additional services for patients. Boris Kushkuley describes what the Pill+ model looks like, and ...
More than 100 esteemed industry leaders and thinkers spent several hours discussing, reviewing and scoring around 700 entries to the MM&M Awards. Here are the ...
Stuart Raetzman, CEO, Galderma Labs
FDA's current re-examination of its off-label promotion policies in light of the First Amendment is a delicate balancing act between its rock-solid traditional enforcement posture ...
Pharma cites "payer pressure" as one of its biggest marketing challenges yet struggles to make the "value" case for products. How can it translate market-access ...
Linzess has been enhanced and reworked to reach self-identified sufferers with its own brand relief story
What happens when it's the FDA—not a medical marketer—that is doing the overstating?
Don't waste another minute or dollar on your brand standards manual. It's painfully irrelevant
Dan Chichester, chief creative officer, LLNS
When you have a successful brand, you tamper with it at your peril
Skill Sets (advertising section)
Investment in healthcare IT stands at an all-time high. The government has spent billions to promote EHR adoption. Yet the physician wish list is a mile long, while hospitals and patients are not where they need to be. To peel back the layers of what we've all been waiting for in the Great Data Capture of the 21st Century, and to review the changes enabling the healthcare data ecosystem to coexist, MM&M presents this e-Book. Click here.
What does going "beyond the pill" actually mean? At MM&M's recent inaugural spring conference, audience members heard from real-world companies that are managing the organizational, technological, and promotional challenges inherent in this transition, such as partnering with health neophytes, harnessing technologies that allow deeper engagement with patients, and adopting a new commercial mindset to serve, not sell. Download here.