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Versatility: The Key to Pharmaceutical Sales Performance

22 Mar 08

While having a sales force that can deliver your company¡¦s message to physicians and other health care professionals is critical to effective performance, the true key to success is having a sales force that can adapt that message to the needs and preferences of those they call on. Wilson Learning¡¦s research shows that versatile salespeople can be over 50% more successful than their less adaptable counterparts. This was effectively demonstrated in a study with a large pharmaceutical company.
Natalie Barlow

Research could put penicillin back in battle against antibiotic resistant bugs that kill millions

12 Mar 08

Research led by the University of Warwick has uncovered exactly how the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae has become resistant to the antibiotic penicillin. The same research could also open up MRSA to attack by penicillin and help create a library of designer antibiotics to use against a range of other dangerous bacteria.

Is that a Smartphone in your pocket, or are you just pleased to see me?

20 Feb 08

In case you hadn’t noticed, mobile phone manufacturers – and the operators – are desperate to part you from your cash in return for a flash new device. So, to help you decide if you should give in to temptation, we have reviewed three of the latest smartphones that the market has to offer. - editor

Leaving the laboratory for business- who wants to be a CEO?

18 Feb 08

Professor Alan Barrell raises some of the issues for those keen to spin out their research and head a new company.
Claire Morgan

Avastin receives broad label extension in Europe for the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

30 Jan 08

-The European Commission has granted a broad label expansion for Avastin in combination with any standard chemotherapy in first and later treatment lines for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. -This broad approval mean that virtually all patients currently suffering from colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body will now have access to effective new treatments that have proven survival benefits. -The approval is based on the results of two large internationa
Cat Scott

Roche to announce new breast cancer data

11 Dec 07

Roche to announce new breast cancer data pointing to better survival chances and potential for cure Phase II results suggest Avastin can be used in curative setting
Anne Cameron

Almirall reveals leading edge inhaler for new COPD drug aclidinium bromide

04 Dec 07

Spanish pharmaceutical company Almirall has unveiled a state-of-the-art new dry-powder inhaler in which it plans to market its lead pipeline compound aclidinium bromide for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The device, developed by specialist inhaler company Sofotec, acquired by Almirall in 2006, is set to become the gold standard in inhaler design, claims the company, and will aid patient compliance with anticholinergic medication.
Olwen Glynn Owen - Pharmiweb Field Reporter

PharmiWeb Solutions is expanding

28 Nov 07

Are you keen to join a young, entrepreneurial, fast growth organisation? We'd like to hear from you.
Colin Williams

Pharma ROI – RIP or SOP?

27 Nov 07

PharmiWeb Solutions’ Managing Director Paul Hartigan was a speaker at the annual conference of the Pharmaceutical Marketing Society in London yesterday, November 26th, hosted by the Royal College of Nurses. He reviews his thoughts on the day here.

Franchising & Novou-Consumerism in Middle East

25 Sep 07

Two things; firstly among all of the great business concepts of the last few decades the franchise model has always surfaced to the very top. Secondly, over the next decade the introduction of hundreds of fresh, locally nurtured franchise concepts emerging within Dubai and the Gulf States will set the stage for a great revolution of nouvo-consumerism. So what are the four key factors driving this movement?
Naseem Javed

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