As Capitol Hill readies itself for the August Recess, and as President Barack Obama demands that a bill reach his desk in the Oval Office by October, healthcare reform still finds itself in more-or-less the same quagmire as it did in 1993. We take a look at the chances of comprehensive reform this year and tackle the nitty-gritty of one of the most complex and polarising issues of Washington politics today.
Unless it paints the right picture youâre letting the side down!
In a depressed job market, an employer is likely to receive 50+ CVs per job advertised from 5 or more Preferred Agencies and many more from agencies who âpiggy backâ in. So now, more than ever, your CV needs to stand out and be tailored to the role and client and submitted by an agency with valid access.
Avril Horn PhD
The recent outbreak of influenza A (H1N1) infection, previously referred to as swine flu, has thrown the spotlight on governments around the world and their ability to manage a pandemic. In the UAE, customers are currently finding it difficult to source antivirals but, with Dubai seen as a hub for international travel, the government has stockpiles ready for distribution should an outbreak occur.
As part of the UK government's drive to save over GBP2 billion in the NHS during 2010-11, GBP550m will be cut from the prices of branded drugs as a result of the revised Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme. With the volume of branded drugs having remained flat over the last four years, total sales of the UK branded pharmaceutical industry are forecast to decline from 2009 onwards.
Public opinion has for long been regarded as essential to the success of a thriving business. In fact, whilst the benefits of popular perception can often appear somewhat intangible on the balance sheet, what is essentially the respect of the customer is the bastion of almost every profession
Any positive effect on the pharmaceutical industry derived from the G20 summit and European Union summit will be indirect and much of the direct healthcare spending increase will cover the cost of cheaper generics accessed through publically funded programs. Furthermore, emerging markets previously targeted to drive revenue growth face potentially crippling consequences from the downturn.
We have all heard the doom and gloom regarding the financial markets/ credit crunch/ recession. Itâs pretty hard to escape it. The high earning bankers are jobless and the face of our high street is changing with high profile collapses of organisations including Woolworths, the Officers Club, MFI and Barretts.
Chantal Williams- RSA executive search consultant
It is perhaps fitting, if not entirely coincidental, that the month that we chose to focus on the important areas of the central nervous system and pain, also coincides with Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month.
20 minutes preparation can make all the difference!
People donât interview everyday! Lets face it, its not always easy. The purpose of this short article is to help you prepare fully for your interview.
Job satisfaction is an attitude that employees have about their work and is based on numerous factors, both intrinsic and extrinsic to the individual. Job satisfaction is important from the perspective of maintaining and retaining the appropriate employees within the organization; it is about fitting the right person to the right job in the right culture and keeping them satisfied.1,2
Toni Lakin - Phlexglobal Ltd
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Our eMarketing team at PharmiWeb Solutions often works with pharma brand teams to find new ways to reach healthcare professionals with news of the latest product or initiative. And sometimes, it can be challenging, with all of the pressures and time constraints that the average primary care practice faces.
It takes courage to invest âŹ300 million in a production site during a time of financial turmoilâ,pointed out Karl-Ludwig Kley, Executive Board Chairman of the pharmaceutical company Merck Serono, this week.
Olwen Glynn Owen
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- Respiratory illness effects more than 1 billion people.
- Asthma is on the increase
- Respiratory drugs generated a total revenue of more than $30.5 billion for the 12 months of 2006
- The market shows a percentage increase year-on-year
Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition affecting movements such as walking, talking, and writing. It is named after Dr. James Parkinson (1755-1824), the London doctor who first identified Parkinson's as a specific condition.
Parkinson's Disease Society
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Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) is the first and so far, only, PEGylated, Fc-Free, anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) alpha treatment in development for rheumatoid arthritis. Data presented at the Annual European Rheumatology Congress (EULAR) suggest that, in combination with methotrexate, Cimzia acts fast to significantly suppress disease activity, prevent structural damage to joints, preserve physical function and help patients continue working productively.
Olwen Glynn Owen - Pharmiweb Field reporter
Of patients with lung cancer, 80 per cent have non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and of those, 40 per cent are not diagnosed until their disease is advanced and has spread to other organ sites. Current targeted treatment has improved survival but is not suitable for all. Now a new trial, FLEX, shows adding the targeted therapy Erbitux (cetuximab) to chemotherapy increases survival for all types of NSCLC.
Olwen Glynn Owen - PharmiWeb.com Field Reporter
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