Monthly Archives: April 2014

Trends in Professional Medical Education

Leaders in the medical device and biopharmaceutical industries must constantly identify optimal resources levels to ensure organizational health and competitiveness in today’s ever-changing healthcare environment. As many Medical Education groups are facing shrinking budgets and struggling to determine how to

Medical Affairs Excellence: Leadership & Value

One of the first steps in ensuring that your organization has a strong Medical Affairs function is to ensure that you have the appropriate leadership. From our Medical Affairs Consortium research & 2nd roundtable we found that the growing importance

Enhancing External Communication: Building an Organization’s Reputation

External communication is one of the most critical functions in an organization, as it is the public face and voice of an organization. Despite this, finding the best approach to integrate the wide range of scattered activities of the function

Medical Affairs Excellence: Performance Metrics

The Medical Affairs function plays an enormous role in meeting current challenges in clinical development, market education, and regulatory compliance.  As the importance of Medical Affairs continues to grow and the marketplace evolves, defining key performance metrics and utilizing them

Top 5 Best Practices & Lessons Learned for Marketing Services Excellence

Marketing organizations are a key driver of organizational success. However, in today’s global marketplace, marketing organizations are increasingly being faced with the duel pressures of delivering exceptional services to internal clients while also holding down costs. In order to remain

Factors Driving Changes & Growth in the Healthcare Industry

In the past five years the healthcare industry has experienced many changes & has continued to grow.  According to recent research by Software Advice (Healthcare’s Fastest-Growing Companies- By The Numbers), “the average health company on the Inc. 5000 list generated

Medical Affairs Excellence: Budget Trends & Outsourcing

Understanding how to fully deliver value within the Medical Affairs function is a challenge many leaders are facing. In today’s ever-changing healthcare landscape, leaders are constantly adjusting their budgets and outsourcing as the Medical Affairs function continues to grow in