Importance of Ambulatory Surgery Centers to the Medical Device Industry

Philips, Siemens, DePuy, Boston Scientific. A simple Google search on the topic of ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) returns results from medical device manufacturers like these that are building and marketing solutions specifically for the ASC space. And it’s no wonder—the size of the global ASC market is expected to increase by more than 25% over … Read more

Market with Maximum Efficiency by Obeying Your Inner Sensei

In the world of branding, everything boils down to positioning—making sure your brand can be distinguished from other similar brands so you can outcompete and win. This very definition implies conflict: two brands engaged in physical combat until one competitor gains the upper hand and takes control of the market. Is it any wonder that … Read more

A combo of precision meds and diagnostics could disrupt mental healthcare

Listen to the article 8 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. For the 615 million people worldwide living with a mental health condition, treatment often falls short. More than 70% of those with depression don’t have success with the first antidepressant medication they try, and more than a … Read more

After losing her daughter to a rare disease, Sharon King is looking to rewrite the playbook of drug development

Listen to the article 6 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. “Hope requires action,” Sharon King is fond of saying. And her daughter, Taylor, knew all about action. Sharon King, manager of advocacy and community engagement, Aldevron Permission granted by Sharon King. Taylor was 10 years old when … Read more

Pharma giants take on Appalachian cancer rates in newest screening initiative

Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Two portraits, or perhaps stereotypes, of rural Appalachia exist. One conjures images of winding country roads connecting idyllic Leave-It-To-Beaver towns hidden in the shadows of rugged mountain ranges. The other brings to mind rusted suspension bridges, buckling … Read more

First 90 Days: Janssen Immunology’s David Jimenez

Listen to the article 8 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Staying at one company for decades isn’t for everyone. But during his 22-plus-year career at Johnson & Johnson, David Jimenez has always stayed on his toes — moving between different business units on four different continents in … Read more

Flagship’s creative approach to finding the next big idea in biopharma

Listen to the article 6 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. The first rule of improv is to agree and say “yes.” Saying “no” during a scene crashes it to a halt. But saying yes opens a whole world of possibilities, and with the right imagination, you’ll go … Read more

Aduhelm’s Medicare woes leave questions about lofty premiums

Listen to the article 7 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. The approval of Biogen’s Aduhelm continues to have ripple effects across healthcare. Most recently, it’s rattled the payer landscape for Medicare, potentially triggering longer-term changes to how the government approaches payments for high-cost drugs. Last Friday, the … Read more

Cell and gene therapy advances coming fast and furious

Listen to the article 9 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. A treatment to restore eyesight and hearing. New hope for a devastating form of brain cancer. Cell therapies for gut diseases that affect digestion. These are just a few of the cell and gene therapy technologies that … Read more