How the coronavirus crisis could affect your new drug launch

Posted by Andre Moa on Apr 7, 2020 2:44:49 PM

 

The widespread disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic is forcing pharmaceutical companies to think more creatively and flexibly about how their business model can accommodate new restraints such as home working, restricted face-to-face contact, travel bans, supply-chain bottlenecks, stalled clinical-trial recruitment, diverted healthcare budgets, closer scrutiny of drug reimbursement, and depleted staffing at regulatory agencies. Digital technology will be a crucial tool in addressing these challenges and softening the pandemic’s multiple potential impacts on drug launches.

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Topics: Pharma launch planning, Pharma trends, Market access, launch readiness, Tender Management, #covid-19, coronavirus

From Volume to Value: Strategising launch readiness in 2020

Posted by Andre Moa on Feb 13, 2020 11:07:00 AM

 

One notable characteristic of the launch readiness landscape as we settle into 2020 is the lower volume of innovative drugs entering the marketplace. The record number of approvals granted in 2018 by the two most influential agencies, the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency, did not hold up in 2019.

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Topics: Pharma launch planning, Pharma trends, Market access, launch readiness, Tender Management

5 Pharma Trends for 2020: Counting the value and cost of innovation

Posted by Andre Moa on Jan 16, 2020 12:48:01 PM

 

For all its reliance on innovation as a business driver, pharmaceuticals is a traditionally conservative industry that advances by small and careful steps. As we  map out some of the dominant pharma trends for 2020, perhaps we should also reflect on what ‘innovation’ actually means, what its value is, and what it costs.

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Topics: Pharma launch planning, Pharma trends, Market access, launch readiness, Tender Management, #2019 Pharma Trends

6 pharma trends for 2019 that will set the pace for industry

Posted by Andre Moa on Jan 14, 2019 4:36:46 PM

As we inch warily or rush enthusiastically into another year against a backdrop of political turmoil and business uncertainty in major markets, it is time to look at the prevailing 2019 pharmaceutical industry trends and what they might mean for companies launching new medicines, negotiating market access barriers, or simply trying to do what they do better. Inevitably, the US is in the thick of the action. But there are many other important 2019 pharma trends, both national and global, that will set the pace for industry throughout what promises to be another dynamic and challenging year. 

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Topics: Pharma launch planning, Pharma trends, Market access, launch readiness, Tender Management, #2019 Pharma Trends

The Essential Tender Management Checklist for Pharma

Posted by Andre Moa on Jun 29, 2018 10:27:16 AM

 

 

 

Tender management is fast entering the mainstream of pharmaceutical industry strategies. Getting the tendering process right, and making sure your global and local resources are properly aligned towards that goal, will make all the difference between riding this trend to a broader, more flexible revenue base, and watching competitors reap the benefits. The growing reliance on tenders as a cost-effective purchasing strategy for medicines in developing and developed countries creates a whole new set of market access challenges for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Topics: Market access, Tender Management, pharma tenders