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MAY 2015 Research Alert
|This month we added four new studies to the Best Practice Database, the research repository for Best Practices, LLC. One of the new documents is a case study of Sovaldi's launch and the challenges Gilead Sciences faced as it guided the hepatitis C drug to blockbuster status in its first quarter on the market. Another study delivers benchmarks and insights on staffing and budget allocations within the quality function at medical device organizations. The remaining two studies relate to advisory board management issues such as the desired types, formats and duration of ad boards as well as the cost of conducting ad boards. |
The new Best Practices, LLC studies listed below under Newly Added Research explore how leading companies have made their operations more effective across these different areas.
|Download: Launching a Specialty Care Blockbuster Franchise in Hepatitis C: How Sovaldi & Harvoni Rewrote New Product Launch History (ID 5361) |
Best Practices, LLC undertook this case study helps launch leaders better understand the elements that must be present for a new product to succeed in the marketplace. There is also a nine-step analysis of key tactics/strategies for a new product launch.
||Download: Benchmarking Medical Device Quality 2014-15: Staffing and Budget Allocations (ID 5358) |
Best Practices, LLC undertook this study to help quality leaders better understand quality staffing levels among their peers and the level of cost associated with key quality activities. Research findings provide evidence-based benchmarks around these issues so quality leaders can compare their efforts with industry peers.
||Download: Benchmarking Advisory Board Management at Large Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Organizations: Structure and Operations (ID 5362) |
This study identifies structure and operational benchmarks around the use of advisory boards in the pharma and device sectors. In particular, the study examines preferences around the types of boards, size of boards, types of format, meeting length and other structural and operational issues associated with advisory boards.
|Download: Benchmarking Advisory Board Management at Large Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Organizations: Cost and Challenges (ID 5363)|
Best Practices, LLC undertook this study to help pharmaceutical and device executives seeking ways to effectively manage advisory boards . The study includes challenges and best practices for advisory board operations, the selection of board members, cost and outsourcing benchmarks for running ad boards.
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