We found 36 records for "Purchasing / procurement"

Articles

Social enterprises: doing NHS business without the bureaucracy

20th October 2014

 Social enterprises: doing NHS business without the bureaucracy Articles

Nisha Desai, head of medicines management at social enterprise company Provide, speaks to pharmaphorum about how such organisations are benefitting the NHS, prior to her appearance at a major London...

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Sovaldi and the politics of high-priced drugs: are we asking the right questions?

21st August 2014

 Sovaldi and the politics of high-priced drugs: are we asking the right questions?Articles

There has been a lot of discussion about the high price of Gilead's Hepatitis C drug Sovaldi, and a variety of strong opinions expressed. But are agencies around the world...

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How multinational pharmaceutical companies deal with bribery and corruption risks in China

25th June 2014

 How multinational pharmaceutical companies deal with bribery and corruption risks in ChinaArticles

Recent investigations by Chinese authorities into bribery and corruption allegations in multinational pharmaceutical companies in China show an increased commitment to crack down on corruption.Since 2009, China has accelerated its...

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Riding the IT technology wave: priorities, pitfalls and promise

5th June 2014

 Riding the IT technology wave: priorities, pitfalls and promiseArticles

To meet the next wave of challenges, players in the life sciences must develop new technological capabilities to support their commercial operations, says Neil Levinson.New cloud-based business intelligence applications are...

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News

European Commission 'has limited power to tackle drug pricing'

18th September 2014

 European Commission 'has limited power to tackle drug pricing'News

A debate in the European Parliament on access to life-saving medicines has heard that while there is widespread concern about the affordability of new therapies the European Commission (EC) has...

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NICE backs limited use of prostate cancer drug

28th January 2014

 NICE backs limited use of prostate cancer drugNews

The NHS's health technology assessment body the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended the use of Astellas Pharma's prostate cancer drug enzalutamide (Xtandi).The recommendation for NHS...

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Amgen enters oncology joint venture in China

10th May 2013

 Amgen enters oncology joint venture in ChinaNews

Amgen, Zhejiang Beta Pharma sign joint venture agreement to provide patients in China with greater access to Amgen's colorectal cancer drug. ...

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Cervical cancer vaccine prices cut for developing countries

9th May 2013

 Cervical cancer vaccine prices cut for developing countriesNews

GSK and Merck have been awarded a large portion of the UNICEF human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine tender in order to provide a sustained supply of cervical cancer vaccines. ...

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White Papers

Pricing & Market Access Outlook 2014

20th October 2014

 Pricing & Market Access Outlook 2014White Papers

Pricing and market access are key issues for the pharma industry as healthcare budgets continue to tighten and the value of innovative drugs, particularly in areas of high unmet need,...

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Events

Evidence USA 2014

22nd October 2014 - 23rd October 2014

Evidence USA 2014

Discover how pharma, payers and patients are utilizing real world evidence to understand and demonstrate drug value and improve patient care. These key stakeholders will discuss and debate the pertinent...

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Market Access USA 2014

22nd October 2014 - 23rd October 2014

Market Access USA 2014

Outcomes based payments, competitive health insurance formularies, co pay and Medicaid expansion: learn how to prepare your market access strategy for the ever changing US healthcare market. Understand the diverse...

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Point of Care

27th October 2014 - 28th October 2014

Point of Care

SMi is proud to present its 11th annual Point of Care conference which will focus on the implementation, including interoperability of technology and data management that is critical to the...

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Med Device Asia

28th October 2014 - 31st October 2014

Med Device Asia

MED DEVICE ASIA is the place to showcase innovative ideas, trends in partnerships with public sector and clinicians and to network with experts and industry leaders to find out about...

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