WHAT FINANCIAL SERVICES NEEDS TO LEARN FROM PHARMA
- A foot in the door. Paul, Reld // Pharmaceutical Representative;Sep2008, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p3
The author reflects on the revised PhRMA code for the pharmaceutical industry in the U.S. He states that the code is one of the most visible steps that the pharmaceutical industry has taken in some time to improve reputation. He adds that critics are quick to point out that the voluntary rules...
- MA Senate proposes outright gift ban. McGuire, Stephen // Medical Marketing & Media;Apr2008, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p22
The article reports on the gift ban legislation proposed by Massachusetts State Senate Leader, Therese Murray. The proposal prohibits pharmaceutical companies from giving all sorts of gifts to doctors or to physicians' families and employees. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of...
- With Our Dollars for Docs Update Coming, Drug Companies Defend 'Interactions' With Physicians - ProPublica. Ornstein, Charles; Weber, Tracy // Pro Publica;9/6/2011, p15
The article announces that ProPublica, a non-profit, will be posting an update to its Dollars for Docs database, adding new payment reports from 12 drug companies that comprise more than 40 percent of U.S. drug sales. It mentions that the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America...
- The Changing Industry-Practitioner Relationship. Sussman, Norman // Primary Psychiatry;Dec2008, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p22
Generations of physicians have been accustomed to receiving pens, pads, mugs, and assorted models of the spine, the brain, and other organs, all courtesy of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Most, if not all, of these gifts will cease as of January 2009, when a new guideline for...
- The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), Amicus Curiae. Calia, Kurt G. // Supreme Court Debates;Sep2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p28
An excerpt from the Amicus Curiae Brief for Respondents that was submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in March 2013, involving the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), is presented.
- Building a Healthcare System. Tauzin, Billy // Vital Speeches of the Day;4/1/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p378
This article presents a speech given by Billy Tauzin, president and CEO of PhRMA, delivered to the 2006 Annual Membership Meeting, at the American Tort Reform Association, in Washington, D.C., on March 22, 2006. Tauzin discusses how the PhRMA's safety record and how the pharmaceutical industry...
- Robust Cancer Pipeline. // Pharmaceutical Representative;May2011, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p8
The article accounts on the report released by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) regarding the 900 therapies for the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of cancer that are currently in development, which is more than double the number of therapies six years ago.
- Docs Find Value in What You Say. // Pharmaceutical Representative;May2011, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p12
The article presents the findings of a survey commissioned by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, in which it shows that 69 percent of the 508 physicians use information from pharmaceutical sales representatives and company when determining which medication to prescribe.
- Free gifts to health care professionals now a no-no. BASSETT, ELIZABETH // Fort Worth Business Press;1/26/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p21
The article reports on the revision of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's voluntary Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals which prohibits handing out non-educational reminders to health care professionals. The reason behind the revision is the tendency of such...