Why does Pharma Need to Relook at its Patient Engagement and Support Strategies?

Why does Pharma Need to Relook at its Patient Engagement and Support Strategies?

Recently, I was reading Luca Dezzani’s article “Patient Engagement: A Key Element in Pharmaceutical Marketing Strategy.” The article prompted me to think about how pharma companies continue to think about and discuss the idea of Patient Engagement, and.... Read More »

Building Regulatory Affairs: Efficiency Quadrant that Drives Spend

Building Regulatory Affairs: Efficiency Quadrant that Drives Spend

Best Practices, LLC has recently completed “Benchmarking Regulatory Affairs Staffing & Performance Excellence in Medical Devices,” a new operational benchmarking study. After analyzing the data and probing the experience of 30 regulatory affairs (RA).... Read More »

5 Important Trends Shaping Pharma Business in 2016

5 Important Trends Shaping Pharma Business in 2016

In a sector as fast-changing as biopharmaceuticals, it’s important to look beyond today’s hot topics to identify the long-term factors which are really driving change in the industry. Read More »

Blockbuster Launch Evolution: Learning to See the Market in Different Wavelengths and Perspectives (Part 2)

Blockbuster Launch Evolution: Learning to See the Market in Different Wavelengths and Perspectives (Part 2)

One of the areas within the Pharmaceutical and related industries which has the main goal of seeing market opportunities is the Market Research function. Despite this, many organizations’ Market Research groups do not have 20/20 vision. Read More »

New Series: Blockbuster Pharmaceutical Drugs Launch Evolution (Part-1)

New Series: Blockbuster Pharmaceutical Drugs Launch Evolution (Part-1)

At Pharma CI Conference 2015 in New Jersey, Best Practices, LLC’s CEO, Chris Bogan discussed the topic: Blockbuster Drugs Launch Evolution: Mapping Market - Entry Changes That Cause New Products to Stumble or Soar.... Read More »

Hotspots in Biopharma Digital Marketing Innovation

Hotspots in Biopharma Digital Marketing Innovation

The rapid growth of digital, mobile and related technologies has transformed the global communications paradigm, and with it, changed the ways in which consumers and professionals access information... Read More »

 

Pharma Executive Talks Timing, Targeting and Trouble for Disease State Awareness Campaigns

In the pharmaceutical sector, disease state awareness campaigns are one of the few ways to reach patients and physicians before a product is approved. In essence, they set the table for future marketing efforts at product launch and post-launch. While

Why does Pharma Need to Relook at its Patient Engagement and Support Strategies?

Recently, I was reading Luca Dezzani’s article “Patient Engagement: A Key Element in Pharmaceutical Marketing Strategy.” The article prompted me to think about how pharma companies continue to think about and discuss the idea of Patient Engagement, and ultimately what

Building Regulatory Affairs: Efficiency Quadrant that Drives Spend

Best Practices, LLC has recently completed “Benchmarking Regulatory Affairs Staffing & Performance Excellence in Medical Devices,” a new operational benchmarking study.  After analyzing the data and probing the experience of 30 regulatory affairs (RA) organizations from large and complex companies

5 Important Trends Shaping Pharma Business in 2016

In a sector as fast-changing as biopharmaceuticals, it’s important to look beyond today’s hot topics to identify the long-term factors which are really driving change in the industry. From a list that could include a hundred headline-grabbing trends, we’ve pinned

Blockbuster Launch Evolution: Learning to See the Market in Different Wavelengths and Perspectives (Part 2)

One of the areas within the Pharmaceutical and related industries which has the main goal of seeing market opportunities is the Market Research function. Despite this, many organizations’ Market Research groups do not have 20/20 vision. Much like many animals

New Series: Blockbuster Pharmaceutical Drugs Launch Evolution (Part-1)

Take a look at the slide below and see if you can answer which of the 5 drugs had a peak sales year of $13.7 billion. The answer? – Lipitor While Lipitor sold a gigantic $13.7 billion in their peak sales year,

Hotspots in Biopharma Digital Marketing Innovation

The rapid growth of digital, mobile and related technologies has transformed the global communications paradigm, and with it, changed the ways in which consumers and professionals access information. In case of the biopharmaceutical and medical device industry, the development of

Adopting the New Patient Journey Framework for Marketing

Marketing within the healthcare industry has been rapidly changing due to the growing influence of patients. Physicians are no longer the main focus in marketing when trying to determine market access and product launch success. Because patients are becoming more

Can Sovaldi’s Launch Success Be Repeated? Examining How Gilead Sciences Utilized Marketing Mix To Rewrite Launch History

We all know this story: Ninety-five percent of drugs in the development pipeline fail to clear the safety and efficacy profiles, and companies then add that R&D cost of such failures to the price of the drug that does reach the

Creating and Maintaining a Strategic KOL Management and Engagement System

Across the pharmaceutical sector, regulatory and access issues have reshaped interactions with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs). And with KOL interactions affecting everything from clinical development to product launch, the issue of strategically managing these critical exchanges looms large for small

Role of Medical Affairs Increasing in Oncology Launch

The Medical Affairs function plays a vital role in a host of oncology activities, including identification and engagement of Key Thought Leaders to guidance of commercial strategies and launch resources management. It is becoming increasingly apparent that a successful launch

Frustrations of a Pharmaceutical Market Researcher…

Not that long ago, I was updating a key research project here at Best Practices; and as usual, I was waiting on approval from our research manager. The approval delay made me agitated, but not nearly as much as when

Best Practices Hosts 7th Digital Marketing Consortium Roundtable

Best Practices hosted our 7th Digital Marketing Consortium Roundtable on Thursday, July 23. The topic of the virtual conference was “Key Trends & Innovative Activities in 2015 Biopharma Digital Marketing.” The roundtable brought together executives from 8 leading pharmaceutical companies

Overcoming Regulatory Risks and Gaining Critical Insights through Social Media Listening

The pharmaceutical industry as a whole has struggled to delve into the social media world. The main reason for this is due to regulatory restrictions, with organizations fearful to engage in online conversations with patients due to the perceived high