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Contents Editorial 6 Spotlight on the EMD Serono Specialty Digest The biopharma company’s annual report provides clarity to a confusing marketplace VOL. 5, NO. 3 Founder/Editorial Director Nicholas Basta, 718 282 6112, Publisher Alan Morris, 516 869 0334, Contributing Editors Lena Anthony, Angelo DePalma, Mike Faden, F.J. Quinn, Suzanne Shelley Editorial Board Jeffrey Berkowitz, Merck Richard Carlson, Blue Fin Group Liz Coyle, IMS Health Adam Fein, Pembroke Consulting Marita Gomez, Purohit Navigation Rich Minoff, 1 Global Partners John Rhodes, Deloitte Mark Seitz, Eli Lilly & Co. Daniel Steiber, D2 Pharma Advertising Representatives New England Vince Cavaseno, 617 232 2000, Midwest David Gerchen, 314 878 3939, Southeast Charlton Calhoun West Richard Ayer, 949 366 9089, Jane Hayward, 949 366 2457, Or, contact Publisher Alan Morris at 516 869 0334, Healthcare Commerce Media Corporation Pharmaceutical Commerce is published by Healthcare Commerce Media Corp., 85 Westminster Rd., Brooklyn, NY 11218. Editorial queries: 718 282 6112, or Copyright 2010. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. Send all subscription inquiries or requests to Subscriptions, Pharmaceutical Commerce, 85 Westminster Rd., Brooklyn, NY 11218. The management and editors of Pharmaceutical Commerce make every effort to publish accurate information. However, neither the management, editorial board, editors or reporters can be held liable for erroneous information. 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Morris, Pharmaceutical Commerce, Inc., 22 Bayview Avenue, Manhasset, NY 11030; tel: 516 869 0334, fax: 516 869 0325, Op-Ed 7 Retail Pharmacies and the Health and Wellness Renaissance Small Distributors Serve a Vital Role in the Pharmaceutical Distribution Supply Chain Supply Chain | Logistics 18 New Study Sees Double-Digit Growth in Cold-Chain Services for Life Sciences Faster-than-average growth of biologics, more global trade to emerging countries, and widening regulatory requirements will propel the activity FDA Puts a Spotlight on Cargo Theft of Life Sciences Products FDA-run website will provide a single point of reference ValueCentric Offers a New Product Launch Service Leveraging CVS Caremark Trade Data Service builds on ValueCentrics’ ValueTrak channel-data tracking capability PBMs Contact Congress Over Proposed USPS Five-Day Delivery Schedule PCMA says stopping Saturday delivery would be detrimental to patients relying on mail-order drugs Top News 8 IMS Health Market Estimates: $300.3 Billion in the US in 2009; $1.1 Trillion Worldwide in 2014 Generics are now 75% of dispensed prescriptions, with generics up 5.9% in 2009 and branded products down 7.6% Going Around the Brand ‘Positioning Wheel’ With Kantar Health Consulting and marketing research firm breaks down product brand identity SupplyScape, Reborn as TraceLink, Is Back With the ‘Predictable Supply Suite’ for Managing Collaborative Sourcing and Supply Chains Pedigree-pioneering team resurfaces with cloud-based collaborative platform Prime Therapeutics Identifies Factors Influencing Drug Adherence 90-day supplies and lower out-of-pocket expenses impact compliance Supply Chain Partnership Helps Position Midwest as Biologics Distribution Hub Vetter and Sentry BioPharma Services establish preferred partnership agreement There’s an App for That Study finds patient engagement increases with easy access to health information online, while healthcare companies release high-tech tools for disease management Information Technology 21 The Patient-Level Approach to Studying Healthcare Longitudinal patient-level data answer pressing questions about patient safety, outcomes and medication acceptance Packaging & Drug Delivery 23 Drug-Delivery Technologies for Controlled Release Score With Manufacturers The types of delivery mechanisms that vary the uptake of a drug are multiplying Buccal, the Other Oral Delivery Method Business & Finance 10 Site Selection 2010: Development Authorities Recalibrate Their Pitch as Biopharma Growth Slowly Rebounds Faced with fierce competition, dwindling budgets and intense pressure to create jobs, economic development authorities are reinventing their recruitment strategies to attract life sciences employers ‘Revenue Management’ Comes to the Rescue of Pharma’s Complex Pricing Environment Model N’s latest software offering focuses on pricing analytics Legal | Regulatory 25 With Healthcare Reform, Aggregate Spending Jumps as a Regulatory Priority The growing number of states with laws now are joined by the “51st state”: the federal government Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions Globalizes its Medical Communications Services In line with broadening geography of pharma markets, W-K ‘glocalizes’ its services Brand Marketing | Communications 14 50 Years of Birth Control: Pharma Continues to Push for More Reproductive-Health Options Despite a gantlet of medical, institutional and ethical challenges, the industry has expanded patient choice The Pill as OTC — Access Versus Health Concerns 4 APRIL 2010 Executive Training & Development 28 Executives on the Move Editorial Index & Meetings 31

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pharmaceutical Commerce - April 2010

Pharmaceutical Commerce - April 2010
Top News
Business & Finance
BrandMarketing | Communications
Supply Chain | Logistics
Information Technology
Packaging & Drug Delivery
Legal | Regulatory
Executive Training & Development
Editorial Index & Meetings

Pharmaceutical Commerce - April 2010