inVentiv Health (Formerly Ventiv Health) saw its fourth quarter
profits dive in 2005 by 37 per cent after being hit by higher
interest expenses and an income tax provision, however, the company
managed to increase its sales for the...
Ventiv Health has spent the last month buying up companies. After
buying Aheris in February, the company has since agreed to acquire
US clinical services provider Synergos, as well as Canadian
healthcare marketing and communications...
Oracle has introduced a new software program to help pharma
companies integrate clinical data from multiple sources and
streamline regulatory compliance in the clinical development
process. Pharma giant Boehringer Ingelheim is the...
Medidata Solutions, a global provider of e-clinical data capture,
management and reporting solutions, benefited from the drive from
paper to electronic technology in clinical trials, picking up
several lucrative contracts and expanding...
As the outsourcing craze continues to sweep the pharma industry,
those participating should learn the secrets to establishing and
managing successful outsourcing relationships and be aware of the
key legal issues. A new guide to pharma...
With a 30 per cent grip on the $100m (€84m) global customer
relationship management (CRM) market from its dealings in the US,
C3i is now taking on Europe - a market that holds similar potential
to the US - and finding little competition...
AstraZeneca has pulled the plug on a long-running service contract
with PDI, adding another blow to the company who last week reported
a dive from profit to loss in 2005, with a net loss of nearly $20m
(€16m), versus net income of...
2005 was a challenging year for contract sales organisations (CSO),
with many downsizing their sales teams. However, In2Focus, is
bucking the industry trend, and increasing its headcount to meet
Capgemini announces a £30 million outsourcing contract to support
and transform the IT infrastructure at pharmaceutical giants Eli
Lilly, reinforcing an emerging trend that has seen companies
outsource IT resources as a means of slashing...
Ventiv, which conducts clinical, sales, marketing and
communications services for the pharma industry, has added a new
arm to its business after agreeing to buy Adheris, a leading
provider of patient adherence programs.
As pharma companies continue to search for new areas of business to
outsource, third party logistics (3PL) is an area tipped for
dramatic growth over the next four years, particularly in Europe
where the practice is still in its infancy,...