Navigation Links
As Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Goes Global, Threat of Counterfeiting, Intellectual Property Theft and Contamination Rises, Finds New Report; New Supply Chain Management Strategies Needed
Date:10/27/2010

d global sourcing outside of the U.S. will be increasing, followed by 76 percent who said their global manufacturing outside of the U.S. will be increasing.
  • Threats that were considered limited or small scale as few as 10 years ago, such as drug counterfeiting and illegal product diversions, are becoming major concerns, with 44 percent and 35 percent of industry executives, respectively, citing them as business risks in the next five years.
  • Visibility into the supply chain is primarily based on "snapshots in time" with little sharing of common practices and information.  Seventy-seven percent of industry executives stated that the primary method used to gain visibility into their suppliers' practices is a periodic audit. Only 25 percent stated that they share common practices and information with suppliers and only 3 percent have access to suppliers' data in real time.
  • When asked about their ability to gain global visibility into the supply chain, including accessing data from multiple locations and sites to provide a global view, 66 percent said although they can do it, they need to manually aggregate the data.
  • Nearly 60 percent of industry executives said they are concerned about the willingness of suppliers to provide information to address regulatory requirements, and 44 percent are concerned about their distributors' willingness to provide information required to meet these requirements.
  • The availability of track and trace technology to enable the industry to gain better control over the supply chain exists today. However, industry executives identified four hurdles to implementing such technology: cost; difficulty of implementation; lack of industry standards; and lack of regulatory requirement and guidance.
  • Industry executives said their pre
    '/>"/>

  • SOURCE PwC
    Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3 4 5

    Related medicine technology :

    1. Essential Pharmaceuticals Acquires Exclusive Worldwide Rights to Family of Cell Media Products from Lifeblood Medical
    2. Teva Pharmaceuticals and the Philadelphia Eagles Award Four Grants to Greater Philadelphia Area Service Organizations
    3. Veteran Pharmaceutical Executives Form New American Therapeutics, Inc.
    4. Access Pharmaceuticals Signs Agreement With Leading Biopharmaceutical Company to Develop CobOral™ Formulation of Widely-Marketed Injectable
    5. Simcere Pharmaceutical Group to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results on Thursday, November 11, 2010
    6. DUSA Pharmaceuticals Named to Deloittes 2010 Technology Fast 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies in North America
    7. Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results Teleconference and Webcast
    8. Strativa Pharmaceuticals Signs Agreement With Swedish Orphan Biovitrum Regarding Nascobal®
    9. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment In Zerenex Phase 3 Short-Term Study
    10. Celtic Therapeutics and Resolvyx Pharmaceuticals Announce an Alliance in Ophthalmology
    11. Savient Pharmaceuticals to Hold Conference Call on October 26, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014 Somewhere between dropping five ... was forgotten. But Audicus , a next-generation hearing ... this new year. Hearing loss is the ... population, though it is often unaddressed. Forty-eight million Americans ... a hearing aid, mainly due to price. Hearing aids ...
    (Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014 Capnia, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... of medical diagnostics based on its proprietary Sensalyze™ ... today announced financial results for the third quarter ... "Following the completion of our initial public ... maximize the recently initiated CoSense® commercial launch," said ...
    (Date:12/19/2014)... CITY, Kan. , Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... PETX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the ... companion animals, today announced positive results from its ... innovative drug for treating pain in dogs with ... improvements in pain assessment scores that were statistically ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Audicus Will Help People Resolve to Hear Better in 2015 2Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 5
    ... to acquire Iomai Corporation (,Iomai,) in a, fully ... of Iomai,s common stock representing a ... approximately USD 189 million (EUR 122 million). ... approximately 41 percent of Iomai,s current shares ...
    ... Lupus,Research (ALR) commends the Senate on its passage of ... Health Week that begins,annually on Mother,s Day. The resolution, ... calls on all Americans to take the,week of May ... themselves on,women,s health issues, and recognizes the importance of ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 2Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 3Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 4Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 5Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 6Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 7Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 8Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 9Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 10Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation 11Lupus Under the Spotlight: U.S. Congress Shows Support for Women's Health Issues 2
    (Date:12/19/2014)... December 20, 2014 Sweetdressy.com , ... has introduced its newest selection of cheap prom dresses ... very popular in the world and clients can buy ... Meanwhile, these prom dresses feature cool cuts and delicate ... now, targeting the middle-end market. Discount shipping costs are ...
    (Date:12/19/2014)... December 19, 2014 SuperCloset raises the ... Rooms. SuperCloset continues to offer indoor growers the most ... of the new SuperClone Rooms with the award winning ... turnkey indoor hydroponic grow room setup. , The SuperClone ... SuperCloset’s SuperPonic SuperCloner 50 . The ...
    (Date:12/19/2014)... The print component of Vision and Hearing is distributed ... Star, with a circulation of approximately 230,433 copies and ... distributed nationally through a vast social media strategy and ... outlets. To explore the digital version of the campaign, ... an exclusive interview with Mark DeMontis , sharing his ...
    (Date:12/19/2014)... drug users who also use cocaine and amphetamines have ... users, a new study finds. "We know that ... attempt and completed suicide," Didier Jutras-Aswad, a psychiatry professor ... news release. "However, there are many different profiles of ... users were actually more likely to attempt suicide." ...
    (Date:12/19/2014)... Diet Doc strives to continue to ... weight loss by combining scientific fast weight ... the company understand that remaining committed to a diet ... carbohydrates and sugars from the diet can cause patients ... weight loss goals. , For this reason, Diet ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cheap Prom Dresses Online Now at Sweetdressy.com 2Health News:SuperCloset Continues to Innovate with New Complete Indoor Grow Room Packages, The SuperClone Rooms are the Newest Addition to the Award Winning SuperRoom Lineup 2Health News:Mark DeMontis, Founder of Courage Canada, shares his passion for bringing hockey to those affected by blindness in Mediaplanet’s “Vision and Hearing” campaign 2Health News:Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk 2Health News:Diet Doc Incorporates Appetite Zap into their Already Impressive Collection of Diet Products to Jump Start the Metabolism and Burn Fat 4X Faster 2Health News:Diet Doc Incorporates Appetite Zap into their Already Impressive Collection of Diet Products to Jump Start the Metabolism and Burn Fat 4X Faster 3Health News:Diet Doc Incorporates Appetite Zap into their Already Impressive Collection of Diet Products to Jump Start the Metabolism and Burn Fat 4X Faster 4
    ... , Media Advisory for Thursday, Dec. 3 , ... Luncheon Meeting of Army Wounded Warriors; Army Embraces Reality of ... 2 The following was released today by the National ... career counselors from the Army Wounded Warrior (AW2) program,s National ...
    ... , , MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. ... today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Arrow ... creates a financially strong, global specialty pharmaceutical company with over ... 20 countries. , "There are several significant benefits to ...
    ... or more per week prior to pregnancy increased risk ... Women who drink five or more servings of sugar-sweetened ... of developing diabetes during pregnancy, a new study indicates. ... chronic metabolic problems," said study author Dr. Liwei Chen, ...
    ... Dec. 2 , Expert Panel to Discuss ... will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 10:45 a.m. CT ... will discuss the recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) ... survivors, medical experts and government authorities dispute the guidelines as ...
    ... ... Links Medical Products Inc., an industry leader in healthcare products for ... the Irvine Spectrum. The new facility is located at 9247 Research Drive, ... Irvine Spectrum plus an assembly and distribution operation in Indio, California. This ...
    ... ... counterclaim against three plaintiffs who had filed lawsuit against ConArt as part of business dispute ... ... of Gallagher Keenan, P.A. recently completed the settlement of a two-year legal dispute ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Wounded Vets, CAREER Counselors Gather in Washington as Obama Announces Afghanistan Troop Buildup 2Health News:Watson Completes Acquisition of Arrow Group 2Health News:Watson Completes Acquisition of Arrow Group 3Health News:Watson Completes Acquisition of Arrow Group 4Health News:Watson Completes Acquisition of Arrow Group 5Health News:Sugary Colas Tied to Gestational Diabetes 2Health News:Sugary Colas Tied to Gestational Diabetes 3Health News:Wednesday, Dec. 2: News From the 95th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago 2Health News:Wednesday, Dec. 2: News From the 95th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago 3Health News:Links Medical Opens New Headquarters, Prepares to Launch Medical-Grade Manuka Honey 2Health News:Links Medical Opens New Headquarters, Prepares to Launch Medical-Grade Manuka Honey 3Health News:Gallagher Keenan Obtains $500,000 Settlement for ConArt, Inc. in Dispute with Florida Hotel Companies 2
    ... super-light polypropylene mesh which offers an excellent ... considerably. Optilene Mesh LP is the alternative ... procedures. It perfectly conforms,to anatomical structures. Due ... adapts to the movements of the patient ...
    ... LP is a lightweight polypropylene mesh ... considerably reduced,foreign body reaction. The softer, ... It perfectly conforms to,anatomical structures. Due ... LP adapts to the movements of ...
    ... The Celsius Control System ... that can safely,and rapidly lower ... chosen target temperature and,rewarm patients ... Control System consists of an ...
    ... pump" coronary artery surgery is the latest ... is being embraced world-wide by increasing numbers ... subtle but reduced mortality, stroke, and bleeding ... benefits. A cardiac stabilizer is mandatory for ...
    Medicine Products: