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The Clinical Trial Powershift

2018-10-05T13:47:50+00:00

Pharmaceutical companies are being pushed aside when it comes to who is driving clinical outcomes. Despite the growing number of industry trials year over year, the pharmaceutical industry is taking a back seat to the even faster growing hospital groups and universities in the same space.  Looking back to the year 2000, 8 out of the top 10 clinical trial sponsors were large pharmaceutical companies.  Historically, over the same time period, pharma companies accounted for more than 30% of all clinical trials. Today, not a single pharmaceutical company rises to the level of top 10 clinical trial sponsors, and they account [...]

The Clinical Trial Powershift2018-10-05T13:47:50+00:00

The Future of Innovation in Heart Failure & Diabetes

2017-07-18T19:29:48+00:00

Move over big pharma. When it comes to improving the lives of patients with chronic diseases like type-2 diabetes and heart failure, the pharmaceutical industry is playing an ever smaller role.  New blockbuster drugs are the lifeblood for pharmaceutical companies.  Traditionally, they spend big advertising dollars to create consumer awareness with the goal of influencing drug choice.  But when it comes to innovation for major chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and heart disease, pharma companies need a lifeline.   Innovation pipeline is weak There’s nothing really new coming down the pharma pipeline for diabetes or heart disease - I mean [...]

The Future of Innovation in Heart Failure & Diabetes2017-07-18T19:29:48+00:00