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Including prices on TV ads only works when the price is listed alone

January 23, 2019
Research and Development Trump, USA, pharma, pricing

Requiring pharmaceutical companies to publish the price of their drugs on adverts on TV, would probably not help to control …

Pharmacists warn of shortages in England

January 18, 2019
Medical Communications access, pharmacists, pricing, shortages

Pharmacists in England have warned that they are struggling to obtain many common generic medicines, as the number of medicines …


US Lawmaker launches investigation into pharma pricing practices

January 15, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Bernie Sanders, Elijah cummings, congress, pharma, pricing, us politics

Congressman Elijah Cummings has launched an investigation into pharmaceutical pricing practices.The representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district, on Monday requested …


Sanders calls on Trump to support drug pricing bill

January 11, 2019
Medical Communications Bernie Sanders, Trump, access, pharma, pricing

Senator Bernie Sanders has called on President Donald Trump to support new legislation aimed at cutting prices on prescription drugs. …


No-deal Brexit stockpiling puts pressure on supply chain

December 17, 2018
Sales and Marketing brexit, no-deal, pharma, pricing, supply chain

The stockpiling of medicines in preparation for a no-deal Brexit is putting pressure on the supply chain and causing shortages …


NHS hospitals paying 167% more for drugs since 2010/11

November 23, 2018
Medical Communications Cost, NHS, UK, hospitals, pricing

Medicines are costing the NHS more than 50% more than a decade ago, while hospitals are paying more than twice …

Pfizer to resume price hiking in 2019; 41 drugs set to increase

November 20, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Pfizer, Trump, pharma, price hikes, price hiking, pricing

American pharma firm Pfizer has revealed plans to increase the prices of 41 medicines, the equivalent of 10% of its …

Novo Nordisk cuts 1300 jobs in the midst of Trump’s pricing pressures and depreciation of US dollar

November 2, 2018
Medical Communications Jobs, Novo Nordisk, Trump, pressure, pricing, revenue

Danish multinational Novo Nordisk has said that they will have cut 1,300 employees by the end of 2018. The decision …


Amgen slashes price of cholesterol drug Repatha by 60%

October 25, 2018
Sales and Marketing Repatha, cholestrol, drug, medicine, pricing

American multinational Amgen has slashed the price of cholesterol drug Repatha, reducing the medication’s US list price by 60%. The …


NICE decision could limit future development of CAR T therapies; Evelyn Warner comments on NICE’s decision making process

September 25, 2018
Research and Development CAR T, CAR-T, Cancer, Duff and Phelps, Kymriah, access, oncology, pricing

Lack of access to CAR T therapies in the United Kingdom could hinder the development of effective personalised cancer treatments, …


MSD to launch Keytruda at half US list price in China

September 20, 2018
Business Services, Sales and Marketing BMS, China, MSD, global, keytruda, markets, pricing

US pharma giant MSD will offer cutting edge cancer treatment Keytruda to Chinese patients at half the price at what …


UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock rallies against ‘rip off’ pharma companies

September 11, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Biogen, Matt Hancock, NICE, Vertex, pharma, pricing

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that pharmaceutical companies are trying to “rip off taxpayers” and that big business …


Dutch doctors resist pharma firm’s 500-fold price hike

September 3, 2018
Sales and Marketing Netherlands, leadiant, pharma, pricing

A group of Dutch doctors and health advocates are taking action against the Italian pharmaceutical firm Leadiant Biosciences who have …


Seven pharma trends for 2018

December 22, 2017
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing 2018, M&A, MA, biosimilars, collaborations, digital pharma, emerging markets, patient centricity, pharma, pricing looks ahead to signpost what we expect will be the key industry trends through the course of 2018.The value of …

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