Noteworthy News and Resources

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Trends in Healthcare Investments and Exits

Silicon Valley Bank provides an interesting assessment of fundraising and innovation within the healthcare industry. This assessment covers big exit M&As and IPOs, and provides an outlook for 2017.

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2017 Global Life Sciences Outlook

One of the few certainties in the life sciences market is the uncertainty of where it is headed. Deloitte takes a look at the market as a whole and provides valuable insights regarding its possible directions.

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20 Years Inside the Mind of the CEO… What’s Next?

This fascinating report from PWC summarizes the company’s annual CEO survey and offers a wide range of insights from business leaders regarding our rapidly changing world.

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The Biology of Our Best and Worst Selves

Hear neuroscientist Robert Sapolksy speak about the role biology plays in our best and worst behaviors. In this thought provoking TED Talk, one of the leading neuroscientists in the world addresses why we do the things we do.

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A Worldwide Perspective on Healthcare

Deloitte synthesizes the global healthcare landscape in its latest assessment and addresses the progress being made against some of the most pressing challenges.

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Communicating Compliantly

The FDA has issued an informative draft guidance on medical product communications that are consistent with required labeling. Read the guidance.

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Measuring the Return from Pharmaceutical Innovation in 2016

This is the 7th annual pharmaceutical innovation study produced by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.

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What Happens When You Have a Disease Doctors Can’t Diagnose?

In this fascinating TED Talk, filmmaker Jennifer Brea shares her personal story of living with myalgic encephalomyelitis…

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2016 Nielsen Social Media Report

No one assess media quite like Nielsen. In this overview, see what they have to say about the ever-changing social media landscape.

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Considerations in Demonstrating Interchangeability with a Reference Product

The FDA has issued a comprehensive new guidance for industry that focuses on proposed protein therapeutics that have a reference product.

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Membership Has Its Privileges

Retail loyalty programs are everywhere. This latest Nielsen report provides interesting insights on what people value and why.

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Could a Drug Prevent Depression and PTSD?

Neuroscientist Rebecca Brachman discusses how sometimes science reveals unexpected rewards including potential breakthrough treatments in this interesting and controversial TED Talk

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Do Your Corporate Reputation and Brand Equity Support Your Business Goals?

A new report from Nielsen addresses how the relationship between corporate reputation and brand equity can help…

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TED Talk with Todd Coleman: A Temporary Tattoo that Brings Hospital Care to the Home

This provocative presentation addresses the possibility of accurately observing patients remotely through wearable electronic…

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What’s in our food and on our mind

What we eat is what we are. Really?

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FDA Guidance on Evaluation of Proprietary Names

The process of developing a trade name for a pharmaceutical brand and the government’s…

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Baby diapers inspired this new way to study the brain

Discover how neuroengineer Ed Boyden is using the same polymers found in baby diapers…

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Payer trends impacting the orphan drug market

Amy Grogg, President of AmerisourceBergen Consulting Services details how market growth…

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A progress report on healthcare associated infections

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a state-by-state summary…

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Rare disease treatments on the rise

PhRMA in partnership with the ALS Association has released a 2016 summary report…

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TV advertising effectiveness

The average 30-second television ad costs approximately $342,000 to produce…

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Medicare and the health care delivery system: a report to Congress

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is an independent congressional…

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This is your brain on communication: a TED Talk with neuroscientist Uri Hasson

Ever wonder how our brains work when we are communicating?

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Millennials matter. How well do you know them?

You can’t paint all 18-34 year olds with the same brush…

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2016 global healthcare outlook. Battling costs while improving care.

The balance between delivering high quality care and controlling cost continues…

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The state of media today: audio. How America listens.

 When it comes to reaching audiences, radio remains relevant…

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TEd Talk with Jennifer Doudna: we can now edit our DNA. But let’s do it wisely.

Geneticist Jennifer Doudna co-invented novel technology for precisely editing specific genes…

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A decade of innovation in rare diseases. A PHRMA report.

There are currently 7,000 known rare diseases, half of which affect children…

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TED Talk with Tim Harford: how messy problems can inspire creativity

Challenges and problems can derail the creative process…

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Nielsen reports: emotions give a lift to TV advertising

The value of understanding what consumer neuroscience…

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