Forecasting And Analytics Techniques for Pharma Companies

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What Analytical Techniques Should Pharma Companies Implement To Forecast COVID-19 Effects?

This white paper reviews the importance of companies conducting subnational econometric analysis on drug demand estimation and forecasting. Companies need to understand these effec ...

Covid-19 Recession V/s The Great Recession

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Why The COVID-19 Recession Is Different And More Dangerous Than The Great Recession

The need for empirical analysis of these dynamics is critical to the successful operation of pharma companies. Pharma executives need to take note and accordingly make plans not on ...

Upcoming US elections 2020

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What Is At Stake For The Pharma Industry From The Upcoming 2020 Elections?

The upcoming November 2020 presidential and congressional elections represent a key event for the pharma industry. Current industry focus is on COVID-19, the effects from public po ...

COVID - 19 Impact on Pharma Industry

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Will The Pharma Industry’s Response To COVID-19 Positively Affect Its Image? A Commentary

The pharmaceutical industry has stepped up in a big way in search of vaccines and effective treatments for COVID-19. One reference cited at least 250 drugs and 95 vaccines under in ...

Effects of a resurgence in COVID-19 cases on future pharma business planning

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Effects Of A Resurgence In COVID-19 Cases On Future Pharmaceutical Business Planning

Fears have arisen regarding a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. Numerous factors could be contributing to a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. Some suggest it is because more tests are bein ...

COVID-19 Recession Effects on Pharmaceutical Patient Health Outcomes

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COVID-19 Recession Effects On Pharmaceutical-Related Patient Health Outcomes

This white paper investigates the research framework to model the expected effects on the decline in health outcomes caused by a decrease in the quantity and quality of pharmaceuti ...

Coronavirus Pandemic Effects On Incentive Compensation

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Coronavirus Pandemic Effects On Incentive Compensation

This paper focuses on coronavirus pandemic effects on IC for pharma companies in the short-term, medium-term, and long-term, while also providing prescriptive actions for sales exe ...

Coronavirus Pandemic US Pharmaceutical Industry

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How Will The Coronavirus Pandemic Affect The US Pharmaceutical Industry?

The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic illustrates the inherent risks and uncertainties that are prevalent in the operation of complex and global business, as seen in the pharmac ...

Corona Virus White Paper

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Can The Coronavirus Contagion Economically Infect The Global Pharmaceutical Industry?

Events surrounding the coronavirus contagion, characterized as a “black swan” event, which started in China, remain very fluid and are changing daily. No one really knows what ...

Importation of Drugs

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Importation Of Drugs Is Back Again On The Pharma Public Policy Table – A Short Commentary

This commentary white paper provides reasons why importation is still a bad idea today, but more importantly, why the reintroduction of this policy is a reflection of the broader e ...

AstraZeneca’s Bold And Potentially Risky New Cancer Drug R&D Portfolio Strategy

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AstraZeneca’s Bold And Potentially Risky New Cancer Drug R&D Portfolio Strategy

This paper explores the challenges and opportunities this new strategy can have for AstraZeneca while providing other pharma companies that are contemplating a similar different R& ...

US Recession Pharma Analytics

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How Will The Next Great Recession Affect The US Pharma Industry?

The US will have another recession as certain as night follows day. The business cycle has not been outlawed nor made extinct, contrary to the overly optimistic views of macroecono ...

Merger and Acquisitions

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Do Pharma Mergers And Acquisitions Improve R&D Productivity And Increase Shareholder Value?

Mergers & acquisitions (M&As) have long been used as a critical strategic instrument by pharmaceutical company executives to spur R&D innovation, sustain financial grow ...

Growing Attention Being Paid To Pharma Company Rebates And Discounts

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Growing Attention Being Paid To Pharma Company Rebates And Discounts

Pharma companies need to better understand how to manage rebates and discounts, while also developing a broader view of the effect on patients and the healthcare system. ...

Challenges And Opportunities To Commercialize Orphan Drugs For Rare Diseases In The US

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Challenges And Opportunities To Commercialize Orphan Drugs For Rare Diseases In The US

This white paper explores the unique challenges of ODs for RDs and the different approaches needed to address specific questions for their successful commercialization that vary fr ...

Perspectives On Pharma Company Use Of Open Payments Data

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Perspectives On Pharma Company Use Of Open Payments Data

This paper provides a detailed analysis on the role and effects of “Sunshine Laws” and payments made to providers as seen from published empirical evidence, intricacies and cha ...

How Will The 2018 Midterm Congressional Election Results Affect The US Pharma Industry?

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How Will The 2018 Midterm Congressional Election Results Affect The US Pharma Industry?

The 2018 Congressional midterm elections are over after a bitter political fight. The voters have spoken. We are back to divided government, with Democrats controlling the House, a ...

Is The CVS-Aetna Merger A Pharma Industry Transformative Event?

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Is The CVS-Aetna Merger A Pharma Industry Transformative Event?

US antitrust officials recently approved the proposed $69 billion CVS-Aetna merger. This merger follows a similar action taken by the Justice Department to approve the Cigna-Expres ...

The Causes and Solutions of Chronic Drug Shortages in the United States

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The Causes and Solutions of Chronic Drug Shortages in the United States

While recent empirical research has exposed an array of causes for drug shortages, the application of better analytics has now also been cited as needed to account for these effect ...

The Reasons for and Solutions to Chronic Drug Shortages in the United States

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The Reasons for and Solutions to Chronic Drug Shortages in the United States

This white paper will briefly address the questions and present the key reasons for and solutions to the existence of chronic drug shortages in the US. It will also discuss the rol ...

Pricing and Market Effects of Biosimilar Entry in the US

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Pricing and Market Effects of Biosimilar Entry in the US

This white paper will provide insights into key questions as they pertain to the entry of biosimilars in the US market, pricing and market effects and the future of biosimilars in ...

Designing Incentive Compensation Plans for Specialty Products

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Designing Incentive Compensation Plans for Specialty Products

The focus of this white paper is to highlight key challenges in designing IC plans for promoting specialty drugs by a pharmaceutical sales force and recommended best practices when ...

Make US Pharma Great Again!? - Part 1

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Global Pharma Pricing and Market Effects of President Trump’s Proposed Policies

President Trump campaigned to use the buying power of the federal government to directly negotiate downward the prices of drugs used by Medicare patients. The question this white p ...

Make US Pharma Great Again!? - Part 1

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Make US Pharma Great Again!? – Part 2

Recent quotes from pharma CEOs about the effects of President Trump’s potential policy actions clearly point to added elements of risk and uncertainty for the industry.This comes ...

Make US Pharma Great Again!? - Part 1

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Make US Pharma Great Again!? – Part 1

The surprise election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has thrown greater uncertainty into many industries and individual companies on the receiving end of his ver ...

Patient Claims Versus EHR Data – How To Choose Between The Two?

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Patient Claims Versus EHR Data – How To Choose Between The Two?

The topics this white paper will review are which dataset is more appropriate for answering certain types of business questions, look at some cases from the academic literature tha ...

Is Biopharmaceutical Industry Drug Demand Becoming More Recession Sensitive?

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Is Biopharmaceutical Industry Drug Demand Becoming More Recession Sensitive?

The Great Recession in the U.S. not only marked a period of the longest and by many measures the largest economic downturn since The Great Depression of the 1930’s, but also alte ...

The Relationship Between Drug Price Controls And Patient Health Outcomes

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The Relationship Between Drug Price Controls And Patient Health Outcomes

No long-term “solution” on drug pricing has emerged gaining broad consensus among public policy officials and politicians, patient advocacy groups, medical and health service r ...

The Changing Role Of Pharma Sales And Marketing In A Specialty Medicine Environment

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The Changing Role Of Pharma Sales And Marketing In A Specialty Medicine Environment

The growing shift to specialty medicines in the US pharma market is well documented. Pricing issues are becoming more common and controversial, with questions being raised about th ...

Impact Of State Pharmacy Drug Product Selection Laws On Patient Brand - Generic Drug Utilization

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Impact Of State Pharmacy Drug Product Selection Laws On Patient Brand – Generic Drug Utilization

The pharmacy channel has been an under-studied area by drug companies relative to greater focus on physicians, managed care, hospitals, and patients/consumers. This paper sheds emp ...

Biosimilars In The US - Will They Deliver On The Promise?

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Biosimilars In The US – Will They Deliver On The Promise?

Research presented from Mylan Pharmaceuticals at the recently held 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) generated excitement within the medical c ...

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Deploying K-Nearest Neighbor Modeling Methodologies For Real World Problems

There has been an immense improvement of theory and algorithms in recent times leading to enhancement in computation power. Also, online data availability was never easier than now ...

The Pricing Challenge Of Pharma's Shift To Specialty Medicines

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The Pricing Challenge Of Pharma’s Shift To Specialty Medicines

The shift to specialty medicines has opened up for pharma companies a wealth of opportunities in addressing unmet medical needs of patients and improve the cost of care. This shift ...

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Improve STAR Rating With Analytics Powered Therapy Adherence Strategy

Improving the quality of care and services to patients and enrollees is one of the key imperatives of Affordable Care Act (ACA). Several initiatives and measures have been put in p ...