It ultimately happened – even in the United States, as the US President signed a bill on August 16, 2022 that aims to reduce healthcare costs, alongside fighting climate change, besides raising taxes on the rich. This new law was enacted, despite … Continue reading
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Being Eclectic – A Pharma Leadership Quality In The New Normal
It’s no-brainer that since the onset of Covid pandemic, digitalization initiative of many pharma companies in critical facets of business operations, has reached a new high. The process is now fast accelerating with the adoption of avant-garde ideas, and scalable … Continue reading
Will ‘Patent Thicket’ Delay Biosimilar Drug Entry in India?
Do pharma and biotech investors encourage companies indulging in ‘patent thicket?’ This question recently grabbed media headlines. On April 02, 2019, one such report brought out: AbbVie investors are calling for the Chair-CEO power split, flagging the CEO’s USD 4 million bonus payout, fueled … Continue reading
Is Criticizing Pharma Now Just A Fad?
Is criticizing pharma now just a fad of its stakeholders? Fathoming the right answer to this seemingly simple question may not be too easy, either, for some. The task could even be more onerous, especially when the global ‘researched based’ … Continue reading
The Next Frontier: Frugal Innovation For High-Tech Drugs
Should drug innovation models remain as expensive as what these are claimed to be now by the global pharma industry, in general? Finding a credible, appropriately quantifiable, and generally acceptable answer to this question is critical. It won’t, then, just … Continue reading
A Great News! But…Would This ‘Golden Goose’ Lay Golden Eggs?
On December 9, 2014, international media flashed across the world a great news item from the Indian pharma industry: “The first biosimilar of the world’s top-selling medicine Humira (adalimumab) of AbbVie has been launched in India by Zydus Cadila.” This … Continue reading
An Aggressive New Drug Pricing Trend: What It Means To India?
A new class and an aggressive drug-pricing trend is now evolving in the global pharmaceutical industry, exerting huge financial pressure on the patients and payers, including governments, especially, in the developed nations of the world. Another aspect of this issue … Continue reading