High-Dose Opioid Prescribing and Opioid-Related Hospitalization

| November 9, 2017

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Growing use of opioids to treat chronic non-cancer pain, particularly at high doses, has been the cause of considerable concern for clinicians and policy-makers as these high doses have been associated with morbidity and mortality including fatal and non-fatal drug overdoses, falls, fractures and injuries in motor vehicle accidents.

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Pfizer Won’t Win the Coronavirus Pharma War

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Shares of Pfizer jumped more than 6% on Wednesday, after the company announced a plan to test some of its antiviral products as a potential treatment for the coronavirus from China. More than 35 million shares traded on the news — about 48% more than normal — as investors looked for any positive news from the pharma community after the recent selloff. So, does this mean that Pfizer stock is turning the corner?

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Merck’s Patient-Centric Clinical Trial Recruiting

Article | March 4, 2020

Everyone in pharma knows that product success depends on the results of clinical trials — but we don’t usually hear from the people who are involved in running them. Recently, four Clinical Research Managers (CRM) from Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) discussed how Merck is overcoming the barriers to clinical trial recruitment by adopting a patient-centric process — a model that affects their trials top to bottom, from design through implementation. Each of the panel members manages clinical trials, serving as the main point of interaction with the Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) on research requirements, goals, and resources, including recruiting and retention.

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Clinical Supply Availability & Speed to Study Start-Up

Article | March 26, 2020

If you’re part of a clinical study team racing a new product to commercialization, you likely live by these two simple rules: time is money, and the first one to market wins. But just because it’s simple doesn’t mean it’s easy. That ticking clock is background noise to the responsibilities of regulations, study protocols, supply chains, and patient recruitment — all the details that must be worked out before a study can even begin. The pressure is always there. The longer it takes for a study to start, the longer it takes to complete.

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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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The experienced, caring staff at Dover Behavioral Health System is proud to provide superior inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare services for adolescents and adults, benefitting patients, their families, and the community. Our mental health facility offers programs for mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder as well as programs for addiction recovery from drugs and/or alcohol. We have treatment centers in two locations: One in Kent county, DE and the other in Sussex County, DE.

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