Pharmaceutical Industry

Spiralling healthcare costs resulted in increased political intervention in the industry affecting strategy within the industry, including tighter regulatory and pricing legislation. The first concern is the move by the British government in 1985 to introduce a blacklist of certain patented drugs that it would no longer fund. The strategic implication is that, as the […]

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Case Analysis – “Merck-Medco”

Merck & Company (Merck) was a pharmaceutical researcher and manufacturer while Medco Cost Containment Services, Inc. (Medco) was a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM). On November 18, 1993, Merck purchased Medco for $6.6 billion. Immediately after the merger, Medco operated as a subsidiary of Merck. In 1994, Merck-Medco was formed. 2 Grant states that corporate strategy […]

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Consultancy report – pharmaceutical companies

1. Introduction The purpose of this report is to examine the pharmaceutical industry and the controversies it faces. Economic interest is the main problem of the firms in this industry. This report will discuss about the possibility of investing in 3 major pharmaceutical firms such as Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Johnson & Johnson (J&J). It […]

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Maximizing Profit In Pharmaceutical Sales

In the realm of pharmaceutical drug sales, there are many players In the market. Many of these companies have a large inventory of drugs that they manufacture. The subdivision of the pharmaceutical market that draws the most revenue is oncology medications. Many companies will specialize In drugs for only one type of cancer, or sometimes […]

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Pharmaceutical Industry and Corporate Executive Team

GlaxoSmithKline is a U. K. -based pharmaceutical powerhouse formed by a merger in the late 90’s, with the most important merger being that between Glaxo Wellcome and Smith Kline Beecham. The merger created a pharmaceutical industry giant with operations in over 100 countries and annual sales over $25 billion. In the U. S. alone, prescription […]

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Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: a Vision with Its Strength and Weakness

The future of Indian pharmaceutical sector looks extremely positive. Indian pharma companies are vying for the branded generic drug space to register their global presence. Several Indian pharmaceutical companies have acquired companies in the US and Europe and many others are raising funds to do so. The Indian Pharmaceutical industry meets approximately 95% of the […]

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The use of drugs is no doubt a very essential tool in maintaining ones physical, emotional and even mental health. Medications do a great job in increasing out chances of living a longer and healthier life without complications brought about by diseases and threats to a healthy lifestyle. There are drugs, however, which are widely […]

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The Pharmaceutical Industry

This essay will analyse the factors that shaped the competition within pharmaceutical industry. It will look at the key players in the market and try to answer how they obtained the competitive advantage over their rivals. Moreover his paper will also examine the main business models in pharmaceutical industry and look how the companies react […]

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Regulatory for Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration is a government agency which is referred to as the FDA. This agency is responsible for protecting the public’s health in a variety of ways. They help to assure the safety, efficiency and security of medications, both human and veterinary. Some other areas they cover are biological products, medical devices, […]

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Reaching Inflection Point -the Future of the Pharmaceutical Industry

‘Inflection point’ is a term used in multiple disciplines including mathematics, engineering and business strategy to describe a point on a curve at which the curvature changes from convex to concave. In business strategy, an inflection point is frequently used to describe a scenario where the dynamics of today’s business situation shift significantly. Here, the […]

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