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Welcome to Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp), a publication of Pharma Marketing News. PinUp presents curated content of topical interest from a variety of sources.

PinUp: Educating physicians and patients about today’s newfangled drugs is fraught with challenges &...

Welcome to the August 4, 2017, issue of Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp). Educating physicians and patients about today's newfangled drugs is fraught with 'challenges and potential pitfalls.' The situation is exacerbated by the Internet, which competes with the information that the drug industry wishes to promulgate.

PinUp: Crocks of Shite: Purdue’s Gambit to Win Hearts & Minds, Celebrities Speaking Science...

Welcome to the October 10, 2017, issue of Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp). 'Crock of shite!' is a phrase I borrowed from my Irish friends. You can guess the King's English version. More politely known as 'a pile of poo', the term 'a crock of shit(e)' derives from an ancient Roman custom where people would poo into a pot if they were particularly bored by whichever philosopher happened to be talking rubbish at the time. What Purdue proposes as a way to combat overuse of opioids for pain is not so much boring as it is insulting to our intelligence! And don't get me started on the 'crock of shite' celebrities engage in when shilling for the pharma industry!

PinUp: GSK’s New Sales Model, DTC’s Lack of Creativity, What Would Make Reps Helpful?...

Welcome to the December 6, 2016, issue of Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp). PinUp is published every Tuesday and Friday as part of your Pharma Marketing News subscription service. It features curated pharma industry news and views of topical interest from a variety of sources.

Mastering Mobile Health, Sanders vs. Califf, Social Networking Soars! FDA’s Opiate Approval Process

'Welcome to Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp), which is published every two weeks as part of the Pharma Marketing News subscription service. PinUp presents selected content from previous issues of Pharma Marketing News as well as curated content of topical interest from a variety of other sources.

PinUp: The Internet of Things and the Impact on Outcomes and Adherence

Welcome to the April 25, 2017, issue of Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp). The drug industry should focus on using Internet of Things technology to improve health outcomes. Better adherence and profits will then follow.

PinUp: FDA Lax on Medical Device Regulation, Caves In on Off-Label Promotion, & Passes...

Welcome to the January 16, 2018, issue of Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp). FDA is much in the news these days. The agency is lax in its regulation of medical devices and, depending on your point of view, it has either 'capitulated' to the drug industry and rolled back the regulation of off-label promotion or just decided to leave well enough alone.

PinUp: The Good, Bad, and “Hilarious” Off-Target Targeted Drug Ads on Pandora and Facebook

Welcome to the September 26, 2017, issue of Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp). Is the pharmaceutical industry warming up to targeted advertising? That is, serving up drug ads to people on the web and mobile devices who probably (maybe, supposedly) suffer from the specific medical condition that the drug treats. Music site Pandora is betting on it. Also betting on it are the ambulance chasers on Facebook!

PinUp: “Crushing” Pharma Via Lawsuits, Amazon, and Somewhat Unnecessary FDA Guidance

Welcome to the December 12, 2017, issue of Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp). You would think by now pharma marketers would be well versed in the correct product name placement, size, prominence, and frequency in promotional labeling and advertising for prescription drugs. Obviously not because the FDA recently released guidance on the topic.

PinUp: Pharma Sis, FDA & Low Risk mHealth Apps, ADHD industrial complex, SnapChat v....

Welcome to the August 23, 2016, issue of Pharma Industry News Update (aka PinUp). PinUp is published every Tuesday and Friday as part of your Pharma Marketing News subscription service. It features curated pharma industry news and views of topical interest from a variety of sources.

The Pharma Marketing Network is Back!

Welcome to the renewed Pharma Marketing Network! We just couldn’t imagine a world without PMN so in 2018, with John Mack’s blessing, we excitedly took the reins from our...

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