Welcome to Volume 11, Issue #11 (27 December 2012) of Pharma Marketing News.
At the recent 6th Annual Digital Pharma East conference in Philadelphia, Bill Drummy, CEO of HeartBeat Ideas, argued that 'With digital you can get way more bang for your buck, so you HAVE to think of the digital channel.' Drummy's message was simple: the ROI of online promotion is an order of magnitude greater than the "typical" 2:1 ROI for non-digital channel promotion. This may be true of small budget campiagns, but is it scaleable to the point where digital promotion gives you a significant bump in sales?
These are Pharmaguy's favorite images and stories published on Pharma Marketing Blog during 2012. It's a good summary of some of the major trends in the industry.
Google launched a new drug search result format that includes data from the U.S. FDA, the National Library of Medicine, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, among othersbut apparently not directly from pharmaceutical companies.
There are enough legal issues in this case to keep a boatload of constitutional and pharma lawyers busy for years. But let's look at this from a different perspective -- i.e., what pharma has to gain from this and what patients have to lose.
What's at Stake in the Off-Label Debate Freedom of speech may be the legal issue, but enhancing the bottom line is the business issueIn...
On the one hand, there's the physician who's looking for 'evidence' that diabetes is being managed. On the other hand is the patient argument that 'emotional support' is also a key benefit. One could argue that BOTH sides have merit.
The Role of Social Media in Managaing Chronic Diseases Focus on Diabetes and ObesityIn an "Open letter to NPR about Diabetes Social Media piece,"...
Welcome to Volume 11, Issue #10 (15 November 2012) of Pharma Marketing News.
How is the iPad a proven effective sales message delivery platform? What impact does it have on a doctor's clinical and prescribing decision-making process? These are questions that MD Mindset's proprietary iSFE Tracker(tm) methodology is designed to answer.