It's a new week and this is what I'm reading to get going: While Tech Waffles On Going Public, Biotech IPOs Boom (Crunchbase) Smart Bandage Can Dispense Drugs, While Keeping An Eye On Your Wound (FORBES) Tendyne investors sue Abbott over $50m milestone (MassDevice). In case you missed, my thoughts on how a company can … Continue reading Monday Morning Healthcare News
Happy Friday! Here is what I am reading as we wrap up the week: Drug lobby aims to shake up how medicines are paid for (BioPharma Dive) A survey of 101 healthcare workers in IT and business/clinical positions asked respondents to rate their level of concern about insider cybersecurity threats, with 1 being not at … Continue reading Friday Healthcare Articles
It's Tuesday and this is what I'm reading: Recalls happen every day and cost a lot of money, there is a way to insure against that financial loss, but few companies know about it or insure against it - Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan and Valsartan Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets (Business Wire). 4 … Continue reading Tuesday Morning Articles of Interest
Good morning, here is what I'm reading today: And so it continues...Biopharma IPOs gone wild: Highest amount ever raised as 14 companies join public ranks (Clarivate) Not all news about Pfizer is about drug pricing, they will also be reorganizing into three distinct business units (BioPharma Dive). Not all money is being raised on the … Continue reading Thursday Morning Reads
According to the 2018 Allianz Risk Barometer, the #1 threat to companies worldwide is Business Interruption (in the US, cyber is #1 and Business Interruption is #2). What is Business Interruption? Business Interruption occurs when a business suffers a loss to its premise that causes a suspension or slowdown of its operations. This loss of … Continue reading How Insurance Can Be Used to Protect Your Company from Regulatory Disruption
I hope everyone had a great 4th of July, hopefully you are enjoying a long weekend as well. Here is what I am reading today: Blockchain is everywhere, with pretty much every sector trying to figure out how they can apply it to their business and Pharma is no different (Forbes). Applying findings from mice … Continue reading Thursday Morning Reads
A lot of people are familiar with the idea of the “Black Swan” event, quite simply an event that is near impossible to predict and has catastrophic results. Oftentimes, after a Black Swan event we mistakenly believe it was easier to predict than it actually was and over time dismiss its significance. After a Black … Continue reading Black Swan Events – Are You Protected?