2015 PDMA Sharing Conference

Back in the day—the year 1990. Heading into the last decade of the 20th century, George H.W. Bush was in office presiding over Operation Desert Storm. The first webpage was written on the World Wide Web. Microsoft released Windows 3.0 […]

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2015 Product Security Report

Fig. 1. Even with a global push for unit serialization via barcodes, there are national variations. The land rush is on. After years of wrangling over compliance requirements for serialization and traceability in the US pharma supply chain, manufacturers and […]

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2015 Hub Services Report

Fig. 1. A view of the relationships and data flows between hubs (lower right) and patient service providers. The ‘Brand Data Center’ essentially resides at the manufacturer. Credit: ProMetrics In 2015, the hub services business model finds itself still struggling […]

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Specialty Pharmaceuticals: Facts and Figures

Despite (or perhaps because of) the intensifying focus on specialty pharmaceuticals, the field remains amorphous, with differing perspectives on what constitutes these specialties, how specialty pharmacies operate, and how reimbursement flows through the network. The Healthcare Distribution Management, through its […]

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