Category Archives: Business Operations

Medical Affairs’ Excellence: Spend Allocation & Staffing

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As the Medical Affairs function continues to change, so too does the way that leaders are staffing this critical function. In today’s competitive healthcare environment, there are many pressures that are affecting the spending & staffing levels of Medical Affairs

Medical Affairs: Structuring & Strong Leadership Critical for Success

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Faced with shrinking sales forces, pharmaceutical companies are relying on other functions such as Medical Affairs to enhance the efforts of sales and marketing to accelerate product and business growth. Due to the increasingly important nature of the Medical Affairs

Successfully Deploying iPads to Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs)

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Advances in technology have opened doors for bio-pharmaceutical companies to a gain competitive edge in the competitive healthcare market. Despite this, Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) are still struggling to efficiently utilize iPads & effectively connect healthcare thought leaders and physicians.

Turning Common Hurdles & Pitfalls into Global Team Successes

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Did you know that more than one-third of employees work on at least one virtual team? As the building blocks of global organizations, virtual teams provide companies with access to diverse skill sets and expertise, as well as round-the-clock business

Managing Healthcare Reform

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With healthcare reform moving forward, leaders in the pharmaceutical & medical device industries must become aware of the changes that will (& are!) considerably impact(ing) their organizations. Finding the appropriate way to respond to these changes, and converting government ecosystem

Forces of Change Impacting Biopharma Corporate Libraries

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Leading Pharmaceutical & Medical Device organizations invest millions of dollars a year into their corporate libraries and information center services. While the need for corporate libraries has remained constant, there are many forces of change that are likely to impact

Looking Towards the Future of Regulatory Affairs Within Medical Device Companies

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In order to keep up with all of the global regulations and laws pertaining to marketing medical device products, Regulatory Affairs groups must remain efficient and effective in order to be productive. Understanding the expected future trends of the function

Mergers & Acquisitions: What Bio-Pharma Companies Need to Know

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Best Practices for Business Resiliency Within Biopharma Supply Chain Operations

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Pharmaceutical and Medical Device companies have significantly increased their resources to ensure that their products continuously meet quality standards and regulations. In light of recent major disasters (such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and partial nuclear meltdowns in Japan that have occurred

Building & Managing Successful Global Teams

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