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Doubling Down on Digital

May 26, 2017
Philip Carrigan Digital technology has increased the pace of change in consumer and patient expectations, and pharma companies are looking to catch up. Patients are being more proactive about their own healthcare and prefer more convenient ways to get medical…

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By Philip Carrigan

As the year 2022 draws to a close, what are managers thinking at the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies and medical device companies? We surveyed 86 managers at these companies to find out what’s on their minds.For many managers, a common…

By Yoshinori Sagehashi

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A Japanese reimbursement policy panel on November 16 saw a continued scuffle between members representing healthcare providers and payers over…

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Japan’s health ministry announced new NHI prices to be applied in April under the FY2022 drug price revision in the official gazette on March 4, with the earlier application of so-called “G1” price cuts to be implemented for the first…