Navigation Links
IBM Study Reveals Drug Companies Struggle to Improve Supply Chain to Battle Counterfeiting, Safety Concerns and Global Complexity
Date:9/9/2009

  • Monitoring risk to prevent counterfeiting, drug and device recalls, or even the loss of intellectual property, is a priority for 75 percent of executives, as margins become slimmer and supply chain complexity rises. Three-quarters have risk and performance initiatives such as surveillance programs, anti-tamper devices and specialized labeling, but with mixed results.
  • 46 percent consider vendor-managed inventory for their customers extremely effective but only 4 percent use it to ensure they are precisely meeting customer demands for products
  • 65 percent collaborate with suppliers on demand planning but only 31 percent do so with customers, often resulting in an overstock of supplies or missed sales targets
  • Compared to 18 other key industries, the life sciences business is one of the most highly globalized, particularly in the area of Research and Development. From a supply chain perspective, the industry is not as advanced. In general, global sourcing brings with it challenges including daunting capacity, quality, lead times and delivery issues. For the life sciences industry, seventy-six percent of respondents suffer quality issues linked to global sourcing while nearly fifty percent reported increased sales from their globalization efforts due to the growing population of consumers in rapidly developing markets.

    More pharmaceutical companies are selling drugs, devices, therapies and services supplied by different partners. They are also serving smaller patient segments, rather than relying on major new drug discoveries that drive revenue over many years. The IBM study underscores the fact that drug manufacturer supply chains need to be more interconnected and intelligent, equipped with sensors and smart devices that share data so they can rapidly change their business models to address new market opportunities.

    "As the industry faces a time of tr
    '/>"/>

    SOURCE IBM
    Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3 4

    Related medicine news :

    1. Peter G. Peterson Foundation Releases The Lewin Group Study Showing Current House Health Care Reform Proposal Would Lead to Expanded Coverage and Higher Costs
    2. Nicotine Plays Tricks on Brain: Study
    3. Study reveals new role of vitamin C in skin protection
    4. Major clinical study rejects cancer safety fears of most common heartburn treatment
    5. Regado Biosciences Announces First Patient Enrolled in RADAR (Phase 2b) Study of REG1 Anticoagulation System
    6. Study: Hairstylists can help identify older clients who need health services
    7. Trial Lawyer TV Ads for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Grew 1,400 Percent in Last Four Years, Study Shows
    8. Newly Published Clinical Study Finds New Commercial Diet Program Superior to Standard Protocol for Diabetes Weight Loss and Blood Sugar Control
    9. Colon Cancer Screenings Still Too Low: Study
    10. Medical Student Wins Travel Scholarship to Kenya to Study Operative Care in Africa
    11. Single Parents May Do as Well as Two: Study
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:3/30/2015)... CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2015 ... promotion on Invisalign. Eligible patients will receive $200 off ... are not particularly interested in wearing a mouthful of ... team, “The use of traditional braces is effective for ... who are already concerned with their oral appearance. The ...
    (Date:3/30/2015)... PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (PRWEB) March 30, 2015 ... today the Halal certification for all current Epax® ... omega-3 facility in Ålesund, Norway. The certification ensures ... fully comply with the Islamic religious regulations for ... another step in FMC’s efforts to further advance ...
    (Date:3/30/2015)... CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2015 On ... blue polo for yellow to inspire courage in Seth ... from Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID). SCID causes affected individuals ... marrow transplant is needed to allow the development of ... transplant last Friday, created a video with his family ...
    (Date:3/30/2015)... 30, 2015 GenSight ®, provider ... named as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Strategic ... report. , The independent report positions GenSight as a ... (5 out of 5) for the analytics, corporate strategy, ... contributed to GenSight’s position in the Leaders category. , ...
    (Date:3/30/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2015 V/NO ... that includes a convenient flute for opening/closing and for reuse. ... wine on the go. Health-conscious New Yorkers, professionals, and basically ... is sophisticated yet delicious to kick back socially or pair ... arise. , “ V/NO is dealcoholized wine and that ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Northridge Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Arami, is Now Offering a New Promotion on Invisalign 2Health News:FMC Health and Nutrition Announces Halal Certification for Epax® Brand Omega-3 Ingredients 2Health News:24Hr HomeCare Staff Hosts #WearYellowForSeth Campaign for Five-Year-Old Boy with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency 2Health News:GenSight Named as a Leader by Independent Research Firm in the Strategic Planning Market 2Health News:GenSight Named as a Leader by Independent Research Firm in the Strategic Planning Market 3Health News:Napa Valley Alcohol-Removed Red, White & Rosé Wines Have Launched. 2
    ... also available in Chinese ., , ... side effects of chemotherapy in cancer patients by stimulating ... in mice suggests., The research will appear in the ... which is published by AAAS, the nonprofit science ...
    ... A paper by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis ... to improve identification of breast cancer tissue by ... scientific paper in the "bioinformatics and biomedical applications ... The best scientific paper award ...
    ... WEDNESDAY, Aug. 18 (HealthDay News) -- With their enticing cool ... the most controversial products made by the tobacco industry. ... of smokers aged 12 to 17 using menthol cigarettes, according ... Most black teenaged smokers -- and 82.7 percent of black ...
    ... Center in Israel have determined that the use ... outcome for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), ... appear in the September issue of Catheterization ... Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of The Society for Cardiovascular ...
    ... Aug. 19, 2010 A pediatric urologist at UT ... for young girls who have absent or malformed vaginas, ... Unknown causes and certain genetic disorders can cause ... other birth defects that can accompany the vaginal problems, ...
    ... To improve the quality of HIV care and treatment ... and monitoring of antiretroviral therapy should be adopted uniformly, according ... The work group,s study results appear in the current ... study shows how national HIV quality performance measures were developed, ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ancient Chinese medicine may help chemotherapy patients 2Health News:FDA Mulling Ban on Menthol Cigarettes 2Health News:FDA Mulling Ban on Menthol Cigarettes 3Health News:FDA Mulling Ban on Menthol Cigarettes 4Health News:Drug-eluting stents confirmed safe, effective for long-term use 2Health News:Pediatric urologist performs innovative procedure for girls with rare vaginal defects 2Health News:Uniform, national measures should define HIV/AIDS care 2
    (Date:3/30/2015)... , Mar. 26, 2015 Research ... has announced the addition of the ... report to their offering. ... Urological Catheters in Thousand Units and US$ ... Catheters (Hemodialysis Catheters, & Peritoneal Catheters), and ...
    (Date:3/30/2015)... -- A team of Chinese and US scientists has ... that plays a critical role in thrombosis, or blood ... features, which challenge the conventional concepts of drug action ... door for future drug discovery. In a ... the researchers at Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica ...
    (Date:3/30/2015)... , March 30, 2015  MedAptus® today ... solution designed to simplify pre-care needs for busy ... intelligence to automatically assign patients to hospitalists or ... of care and other requirements such as ensuring ... ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Urological Catheters - Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2020: Burgeoning Ageing Populace to Propel Catheter Usage 2Urological Catheters - Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2020: Burgeoning Ageing Populace to Propel Catheter Usage 3Urological Catheters - Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2020: Burgeoning Ageing Populace to Propel Catheter Usage 4Urological Catheters - Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2020: Burgeoning Ageing Populace to Propel Catheter Usage 5Urological Catheters - Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2020: Burgeoning Ageing Populace to Propel Catheter Usage 6Urological Catheters - Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2020: Burgeoning Ageing Populace to Propel Catheter Usage 7New Molecular Structures Challenge Conventional Concepts of Drug Action at Receptors 2New Molecular Structures Challenge Conventional Concepts of Drug Action at Receptors 3New Molecular Structures Challenge Conventional Concepts of Drug Action at Receptors 4New Molecular Structures Challenge Conventional Concepts of Drug Action at Receptors 5New Molecular Structures Challenge Conventional Concepts of Drug Action at Receptors 6MedAptus Launches Automated Patient Assignment Solution for Hospitalists, Other Rounding Specialists 2MedAptus Launches Automated Patient Assignment Solution for Hospitalists, Other Rounding Specialists 3
    ... YORK, May 24, 2011 Reportlinker.com ... report is available in its catalogue: ... Market Outlook in China to 2017 ... Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle ...
    ... Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER ) today reported ... (USPTO) of an additional patent claiming the composition of ... clinical development.  The patent will have a term extending ... coverage for OMS103HP and adds to our established intellectual ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 2Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 3Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 4Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 5Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 6Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 7Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 8Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 9Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 10Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery Devices Market Outlook in China to 2017 - Metered Dose Inhaler Devices, Infusion Systems, Central Venous Catheters and Needle Free Injections 11Omeros Reports Allowance of Additional Patent for Arthroscopic Product 2Omeros Reports Allowance of Additional Patent for Arthroscopic Product 3
    ... Standard/Conventional Blade. Stainless steel. Lamp ... reliable tradition of high quality standard ... these blades have been continually refined ... world over to minimize maintenance requirements. ...
    ... designed with the clinician in mind. The ... removed to simplify cleaning - no crevices ... snap-on mechanism eliminates screws that can be ... with other green coded fiber optic systems ...
    Stainless steel. Lamp is in fiberoptic handle. Green color coding. The blade includes a port that permits delivery of oxygen or other gas mixtures during intubation....
    ... with blade. Fiberoptic blades are designed ... allowing you to take advantage of ... from different fitting fiberoptic systems. FOCS™ ... cost effective alternative to expensive fiberoptic ...
    Medicine Products: