Gimme my data

A good way to get vendors involved in pharma cold-chain services and equipment looking sideways is to ask them to provide the data they collect during shipments and deliveries. In the frictionless, IoT (Internet of Things) world we are entering, […]

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Blockchain to the rescue?

Countless Hollywood movies present the film’s heroes trapped in some dire circumstance, with hope fading, only to be saved by the arrival of reinforcements/allies/best buddies at the very end. Something of the same scenario is playing out with blockchain as […]

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Change is a constant for sales incentive planning

An environment of unprecedented information technology and digital channel innovation is rapidly changing the nature of business. Advances in information technology, including systems (customer relationship management, digital asset management), tools (data management, analytics), infrastructure (mobile, cloud) and information (big data), […]

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New approaches to specialty distribution

The recent market news surrounding the difference between gross and net pricing for branded products brought to light the inefficiencies in today’s product distribution and management models. It is becoming increasingly evident that the industry is due and preparing for […]

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Pharmaceutical traceability stumbles ahead

We’ve been covering the topic of pharmaceutical traceability and compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) closely for years, in part because its implications are so fundamental to how drugs will be distributed and dispensed nationally and globally […]

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