Search Tag: Pharma

Executive Health Management


2013 05 Mar

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) has published headline results of a recent survey that reveals 99% of responding hospital pharmacists say they have experienced difficulties with medicines shortages in the past year. With over 300 respondents from 27 countries, the survey also uncovered that 63% of hospital pharmacists report...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 27 Mar

An estimated 170 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C, which kills more than 350,000 every year from related illnesses like liver cancer. There is no vaccine for it, and treatments are costly thanks to the complicated chemistry used to make the drugs. However, if a way was found to simplify and speed up the manufacture of hepatitis...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 28 Mar

The European Medicines Agency has revised its procedural guidance for pharmaceutical companies to include the latest information related to the new pharmacovigilance legislation. The guidance for applicants covers pre- and post-authorisation procedures. There are also specific sections for generic, hybrid and biosimilar medicines. The update concerns...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 23 Apr

The European Medicines Agency has upgraded its EudraGMP database so that it now contains information on good distribution practice (GDP) in addition to good manufacturing practice (GMP). The new database, now called EudraGMDP, is a key deliverable of the new European Falsified Medicines Directive, which came into force in January 2013. It will...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 27 May

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued six key recommendations to tackle the issue of medication errors causing harm in the European Union (EU). These recommendations are described in the medication-errors workshop report. This workshop was held by the Agency from 28 February to 1 March 2013 to raise awareness of this important public-health...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 10 Jul

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) is proud to announce the publication of a new booklet which provides a detailed summary of the largest ever survey undertaken of hospital pharmacy practice in Europe.

 EAHP Survey 2010: Hospital Pharmacy Practice in Europe is the collected analysis of a comprehensive survey, conducted throughout...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 11 Jul

The European Medicines Agency has established a formal Healthcare Professionals’ Working Party (HCPWP) to further involve this group of stakeholders in its range of activities. The role of the HCPWP is to provide recommendations to the Agency on all matters of interest to healthcare professionals in relation to medicines. The creation of this working...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 15 Jul

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) is pleased to announce the Malta Association of Hospital Pharmacists (MAHP) and the Romanian Association of Hospital Pharmacists (ANFSR) as its newest members following the annual General Assembly of EAHP in Athens (14th-15th June 2013).

 Commenting on the continued growth of EAHP’s membership,...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 18 Jul

For the first time, more people in European Union (EU) countries are aged over 65 years than under 15 years. Much of the rest of the world, including low-and middle-income countries, is moving in a similar direction. A new WHO report calls for pharmaceutical researchers to adjust their research and development work to take account of this shift....Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 23 Jul

Scientists have identified higher levels of a receptor protein found on the surface of human breast tumour cells that may serve as a new drug target for the treatment of breast cancer. The results, which are published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, show that elevated levels of the protein Ret, which is short for “Rearranged during transfection”, are associated...Read more

Executive Health Management


2013 20 Sep

A transformational new treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been approved by the EU agency responsible for regulating new drugs. This is the result of over three decades of research in Cambridge.  The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has approved the drug Alemtuzumab, to be known by the brand name Lemtrada and previously called Campath-1H...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 13 May

Patent expiry, together with an increase in generic competition in the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, is expected to bring a number of deals. According to newly released analysis from Frost & Sullivan entitled “Merger and Acquisition (M&A) Trends in the Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry”, evolving conditions...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 14 May

Hospital pharmacists from 34 European countries gather for a unique Summit to tackle current diversities in health provision and set out the future services to be delivered by the profession.  Alongside representatives from over 25 European patient organisations and associations representing other healthcare professionals, the Summit will deliver...Read more

Pharmacy Management


2014 07 Oct

Combination of Complementary Portfolios Creates Global Leader in Medication Management and Patient Safety Solutions. BD and CareFusion have announced a definitive agreement under which BD will acquire CareFusion for $58.00 per share in cash and stock, or a total of $12.2 billion, to create a global leader in medication management and patient safety...Read more

Health Management


2014 27 Nov

While the fruits of a good corporate reputation translate into increased revenue and growth, a poor one can cause considerable commercial damage, and the importance of keeping reputations strong should not be underestimated. This is especially pertinent in the medical industry, where patient safety, ethical procurement and shrinking budgets are finding...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 27 Feb

Ahead of its annual Congress in Hamburg, which is focused on the topic of patient safety, the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) has published a policy statement from its membership that calls for universal application of electronic prescribing across Europe in order to deliver a step change in medication error prevention.  The statement...Read more

IT Management


2015 09 Mar

A survey conducted by Accenture reveals that only a third of chief marketing officers (CMOs) in the pharmaceutical industry view IT as a strategic partner to business objectives. Compared to other industries like banking and retail, the C-suite executives of pharmaceutical companies are less likely to collaborate, and CIOs are far more likely than...Read more

IT Management


2016 20 Jan

As the debate and uncertainties regarding Pharma and Social Media continue to heighten, SMi are once again, kicking off the brand new year with this highly engaging and innovative event. Social media, being the prime location for global conversations plays a central role in pharma covigilance and digital marketing, as well as understanding trends,...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 02 Dec

PHARMCHINA  is a large-scale proprietary event that puts buyers in direct contact with the Chinese pharmaceutical market. As the oldest fair of its kind, the National Drug Fair is a platform for services, trade, information exchange, and cooperation for pharmaceutical preparations, health products and related technology services in China and neighbor...Read more

Executive Health Management


2016 09 Feb

Medical and Healthcare systems around the world are facing an exceptional change. While healthcare is primarily organized within national geographies, the issues are truly global. Growing population and consumer expectations are creating significant challenges and opportunities in these sectors. UIML Expo  is purely a dedicated International Exhibition...Read more

Health Management


2017 21 Aug

Trump gives in to pharma, No price controls! President Trump can do serious damage to the pharmaceutical price gougers if he wants to, and will be cheered on by everyone who is not on the payroll of the pharmaceutical industry, and even some of them as well. A suitably aggressive beginning would be to select the 10 most outrageous incidences of...Read more

Health Management


2018 25 Jan

A snapshot on the future of healthcare. Read more

Executive Health Management


2018 19 Nov

Find Saudi Pharma Expo on Social Media      Read more

Executive Health Management


2018 05 Sep

Find  ACI   on Social Media        Read more

Executive Health Management


2018 07 Nov

Why and how we need to assess patient centricity. Focusing on the issues and opportunities in quantifying patient engagement in pharma. It is an exciting time to be a member of the ‘patient economy’. For close to a decade pharma has worked relentlessly – sometimes seeming to run in circles – chasing the ‘perfect’ infrastructure to implement...Read more

Executive Health Management


2019 10 Dec

Find Saudi International Pharma Expo 2019 on Social Media: Read more

Executive Health Management


2019 11 Nov

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Executive Health Management


2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head...Read more