Several promising candidates are currently competing in a multi-billion-dollar race. NASH, or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, affects millions of patients world-wide and by 2020 is projected to replace hepatitis C as the number one reason for liver transplantation in the United States. Multiple drug developers have taken on the challenge and a variety of different approaches are currently in the pipeline to tackle this complex, silent disease. Now all eyes are on the finish line to see who will be the first to enter this lucrative and untapped market.
Lack of innovation surrounding the development of new antibiotics has resulted in an alarming situation, given the rising threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). As a result, there is no single or straightforward way to combat AMR, nor to galvanize development of novel antibiotics. Although some positive measures have been introduced, further - and larger scale - action is needed. We take a look at what pharma and the larger healthcare industry needs to do in order to combat this looming threat.
Dynamics between pharma and the market-based healthcare sector it serves have invariably been complex, with one of the biggest drivers of that complexity being effective management of patient demand and payer systems. The newest stratagem in this push and pull is the copay accumulator program, or CAP. We take a closer look at CAPs and how they might affect your brand in the near future.
Adapting competitive intelligence functions to an increasingly complex pharma landscape. This White Paper explores the concept of agile working for the pharma world, delving into the opportunities and challenges that arise for Competitive Intelligence teams and managers as working environments adapt to find success in a more dynamic, uncertain, and fast-paced environment.
Strategic intelligence for a fiercely competitive marketplace. In the pharmaceutical industry, change has long been known as the only constant. But the last few years have seen the industry challenged and reshaped by drastic internal disruption and external paradigm shifts. Deallus look at key changes in the pharma landscape through the lens of strategic intelligence, and considers how this powerful tool can help pharma stakeholders grasp the full picture of the competitive environment they intend to enter.
A continent of extremes, with great potential for growth. Geographically large, the assortment of cultures, people, disease profiles, and healthcare systems added to the juxtaposition of extreme wealth and extreme poverty, emphasises the many challenges faced by the pharmaceutical companies when thinking of entering Asia. Commercial success will depend on understanding the market dynamics by consolidating positioning within the market place with the requirements of each market.
Growing major trends are emerging across Asian healthcare markets. Rising incomes, increased government healthcare expenditure, higher life expectancies and a surge of chronic illnesses are boosting the demand for pharmaceutical products and services in the region. We take a look at the emerging trends across Asian healthcare systems and the implications for the industry.