Janssen Announces European Commission Approval of Imbruvica▼(ibrutinib) for Expanded Use in Two Indications

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August 13, 2019 • 2 min read

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved variations to broaden the use of Imbruvica® (ibrutinib) in two indications. This includes the use of ibrutinib in combination with obinutuzumab in adult patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia...

Novartis Addresses FDA Data Manipulation Inquiry

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August 07, 2019 • 2 min read

The FDA announced they were informed by AveXis, Inc., the gene therapy subsidiary of Novartis, that data was knowingly manipulated and inaccurate in their application for Zolgensma...

Highest-paid CEOs in healthcare in 2018

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May 31, 2019 • 2 min read

The New York Times and Equilar published their 2018 ranking of highest-paid CEOs and thirty-two healthcare CEO's made the list. The list was built by referencing 200 CEOs from public companies with revenue of at least $1 billion....

Big Challenges Facing CIOs and IT leaders in 2019 in the Healthcare, Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Industry

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May 03, 2019 • 2 min read

Healthcare has benefited tremendously from information technology. Given the need for precision and the deadly consequences of seemingly tiny errors, IT has helped lower costs, increase efficiency and reduce mistakes in the medical industry. Nevertheless, for all the good that technology has done for medical device manufacturing, pharmaceutical production and hospital record management, it has introduced new challenges....