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Educate, Engage, Empower and Enlighten…Even in the Midst of a Storm

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds” —

This slogan came to mind during the 13th Annual Pharmaceutical Forum co-hosted by…

Behind the Lens Series—Compliance from 3 Different Perspectives. Part 3: The HCP Perspective

Healthcare Professional (HCP) Perspectives
As noted in Part 1 and Part 2 blogs in this series, successful compliance ultimately involves everyone in the organization and also includes engaging HCPs in the process. Everyone has the…

Behind the Lens Series—Compliance from 3 Different Perspectives. Part 2: The Third Party or Vendor Perspective

Introduction
In the Life Sciences industry, many organizations utilize third parties and multiple vendors to assist with compliance. Results from the AHM and MeetingsNet Healthcare Professional Meetings and Engagements 2016 Industry Benchmarking Study* revealed that…

Behind the Lens Series—Compliance from 3 Different Perspectives. Part 1: The Life Sciences Perspective

Introduction
There are multiple departments, business units, vendors, and stakeholders involved in Life Sciences compliance and the Open Payments process. With the multitude of moving parts, it is common to experience challenges in reporting, timeliness,…

How Do You Know You Have the Right HCPs at Your Global Event?

Global Dilemma: Determining Healthcare Professional (HCP) Eligibility
For Life Sciences manufacturers, HCP interactions are a BIG DEAL. It takes many months of researching, planning, scheduling, recruiting, tracking, and corresponding with a variety of stakeholders to…

Despite Sunshine Act, HCP-Industry Interactions Abound

When the Sunshine Act (also known as The Physician Open Payments Program) was established in 2014, it was met with grave concern and negative perceptions of the fate of interactions between healthcare professionals (HCP)…