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AZ details US doctor payments

August 24, 2011
Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, industry reputation, payments

AstraZeneca is shining a light on its activities in the US, disclosing for the first time how much it pays …


Lilly releases details of US doctor payments

July 28, 2011
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing industry reputation, lilly

Lilly has released details of its payments to doctors and healthcare organisations in the US. The company paid $48.1 million …

Evil big pharma: myth or material?

April 6, 2011
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Les Rose, industry reputation

In the US the False Claims Act regulates those who attempt to defraud the government. In the last 20 years, …

Ethical practices – pharma’s obligation

March 8, 2011
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing ethics, industry relations, industry reputation

Pharmaceutical companies are not charities, and neither is any other business, by definition. Capitalism as a recognised system has been …

ABPI Code of Practice

Cephalon in trouble over party spirit

February 11, 2011
Medical Communications ABPI, ABPI Code of Practice, Cephalon, PMCPA, industry reputation

Cephalon has been criticised by UK authorities for bankrolling “excessive” hospitality at a conference in Lisbon.The company was cited by …

Pfizer: WikiLeaks claims “preposterous”

December 10, 2010
Research and Development Nigeria, Pfizer, Trovan, WikiLeaks, ceftriaxone, clinical trial safety, industry reputation

Pfizer has dimissed as “preposterous” the claims it hired investigators to uncover evidence of corruption by a top government official …

Dr Ben Goldacre

Dr Ben Goldacre: “This is a very broken system”

October 19, 2010
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Bad Science, Ben Goldacre, industry reputation, trial data

The pharma industry has its fair share of critics, but unfortunately for everybody, many are easy to dismiss – shrill, …

Pharma-academia links under ‘greater scrutiny’

October 15, 2010
Medical Communications Recognition Academy, academia, industry relations, industry reputation

A company aiming to form a bridge between health providers and the pharma sector has warned that academics and clinicians …

Calls for changes to trial publication process

May 11, 2010
Medical Communications, Research and Development industry relations, industry reputation, publication

Clinical trial publishing has not kept pace with changes in the way pharma carries out its research, according to a …

Pfizer payments

Pfizer first to disclose trial payments

April 1, 2010
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Pfizer, industry reputation, payments

Pfizer has disclosed in full the payments it has made to US doctors to conduct clinical trials and to promote …

HCA report

HCA: Five years of change in healthcare communications

March 4, 2010
Medical Communications HCA, industry reputation

In 2005 the Healthcare Communications Association (HCA) conducted its first ever benchmarking survey, exploring trends in the provision of communications …


GSK appoints Adrian Hodges

February 16, 2010
Sales and Marketing GlaxoSmithKline, appointment, industry reputation, sales and marketing

GlaxoSmithKline has appointed Adrian Hodges to head up corporate responsibility and community partnerships. He moves to the pharma company after …

BBC highlights AZ’s Seroquel woes

January 27, 2010
Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, Seroquel, industry reputation

AstraZeneca’s ongoing US legal battle over its antipsychotic drug Seroquel was highlighted this week in a BBC radio programme. AstraZeneca …

Haiti pharmacy

Pharma responds to disaster in Haiti

January 18, 2010
Sales and Marketing Haiti, disaster, industry reputation, relief

A number of pharmaceutical companies have sprung into action to help the relief effort in Haiti. The island has been …

GSK discloses US healthcare professional payments

December 15, 2009
Medical Communications GSK, doctors, industry reputation, payments

GlaxoSmithKline has disclosed some of the fees it has paid to US healthcare professionals for speaking and consulting services.The list …

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