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VOLUME 12, ISSUE 3

15 Market Access
New science energizes the cancer market
An 'overwhelming' information load is affecting
oncology's ability to develop successful treatment
pathways

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SIDEBAR: Avella pitches specialty pharmacy's
benefits in managing cancer care
Future look: The Impact of Biosimilars
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20 Clinical Operations
4 Editorial
The sales rep study I'd like to see

6 Op-Ed
Emphasize patient interaction in patient
support programs
Hubs and other patient services need to stress
the personal
Defining the digital opinion leaders (DOLs)
in healthcare

7 Top News
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Pharmaceutical cold chain logistics is a
$13.4-billion global industry
US Drug 2016 sales, at $450 billion, moderate to
single-digit growth
Zipdrug sharpens its focus on medication
adherence through a drug-delivery platform
Vaccine experts ponder a future supply chain
Amgen biosimilars report assesses current risks
H. D. Smith is starting a fight over who should
service independent pharmacies
Marken launches 24-hour patient call center
QuintilesIMS allies with Salesforce for a unified
cloud-based technology platform

12 Business/Finance

Veeva expands its Vault Clinical offering to include
investigator document exchange
The TransCelerate consortium is an early adopter

20 Information Technology
IntegriChain, PharmaMetrics pair up to broaden
revenue tracking in pharma transactions
Acquisition of PharmaMetrics adds payer analytics
to IntegriChain's channel, pharmacy intelligence
How cloud-based IT systems address
FDA validation requirements
Clinical trial sites lack accounting resources

23 Manufacturing & Packaging
Compliance Package of the Year goes to
Merck's Zepatier
Annual industry competition highlights the
adherence benefits of unit-dose packaging

24 Supply Chain/Logistics
2017 Product Security Report
Traceability efforts forge ahead, anticounterfeiting
technologies are reviving, and cargo security
becomes a more settled practice
SIDEBAR: HDA's Origin data services will
streamline DSCSA compliance
Active shipping containers are transforming
ground-based cold chain shipping
SIDEBAR: Inside the Cold Box

A conversation with John Chiminski, Catalent
Health plan managers seek more information on
drug utilization

28 Legal & Regulatory
Is your corporate board equipped to monitor
incentive programs?
Compliance officers at pharma companies need to
ensure that the right mechanisms are in place for
monitoring sales and business incentives
SIDEBAR: 8 questions compliance officers should
be asking about incentive programs
Survey tracks evolving health economics function
in pharma

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