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Lipa Pharmaceuticals Limited

Lipa Pharmaceuticals is Australia’s leading, full service, integrated, contract manufacturer of dietary supplements and OTC pharmaceutical products. At the present time Lipa is an organization operating out of a modern, TGA, APVMA, FDA and ANVISA approved facility employing some 370 people, servicing the vast bulk of Australia’s leading brands and various overseas customers across North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific region.

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What to Watch in 2020: Non-Specialty Drugs

Article | March 1, 2020

Pharmaceutical manufacturers are constantly working to develop new and improved medications. Join us as we explore the non-specialty drugs you should be watching in 2020. If you missed last week’s article about the most important upcoming specialty drugs, be sure to check it out here. Approximately 40 new medications are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) every year.1 (Please note: If you’re curious about what it takes to develop a drug and bring it to market, check out our previous article). Why should you care about these new medications? Because they can affect both your organization’s pharmacy spend and your members’ cost share. For non-specialty drugs, we will focus on medications that may come to market this year, including ones that are currently being reviewed by the FDA, or that are in the last clinical trial (Phase III) stage.

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How pharma can continue engaging HCPs in a world gripped by COVID-19

Article | April 10, 2020

Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for healthcare professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. Medscape Education (medscape.org) is the leading destination for continuous professional development, consisting of more than 30 specialty-focused destinations offering thousands of free CME and CE courses and other educational programmes for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Both Medscape and Medscape Education are part of WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company. Face-to-face interactions between pharma and physicians have essentially ceased overnight during the COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean HCPs have stopped looking for new medical information.

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Pharmacist eCare Plan - the newest disrupter in health data exchange?

Article | February 25, 2020

Every member of the health care team shares a common goal of optimizing patient outcomes. Yet each specialty and position of the healthcare team has a unique workflow facilitated by various tools, from an operative report to a progress note. In this regard the pharmacist plays a pivotal function in medication management and requires documentation specific to that role. The Pharmacist eCare Plan (PeCP) allows for an interoperable note to be used in the pharmacy to assist in the exchange of patient information, including active medication list, laboratory results, and payer information. To allow for this, a new type of clinical document architecture for the PeCP was created and standardized for use across pharmacies.

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5 Pharma Trends and Their Impact on Packaging

Article | February 27, 2020

The pharmaceutical industry is changing at an unprecedented pace. New biological treatments for cancer, and a dramatic rise of widespread diseases such as diabetes, call for new processing and packaging solutions to fulfill the different needs all over the world. Keep your eye on these five main packaging trends for 2020 for the global pharmaceutical market.

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Lipa Pharmaceuticals Limited

Lipa Pharmaceuticals is Australia’s leading, full service, integrated, contract manufacturer of dietary supplements and OTC pharmaceutical products. At the present time Lipa is an organization operating out of a modern, TGA, APVMA, FDA and ANVISA approved facility employing some 370 people, servicing the vast bulk of Australia’s leading brands and various overseas customers across North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific region.

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