When it comes to compliant interactions with healthcare professionals, “it takes a village”

The oft-quoted African proverb can remind us of our complementary roles and interlocking obligations…

As I take the train back from the 4th Annual Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Meetings Summit, I have many emotions competing for my attention. I am excited… energized….enlightened…yes, but the one emotion that resonates with me the most is the sense…

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ONE DIRECTION?

How to manage HCP Interactions: A Global, Regional or Local Solution Approach?

This is a question many Life Sciences companies have been asking themselves for the past couple of years, particularly since Europe and parts of the Asia Pacific have followed in the path of the US Sunshine Act, either through legislation or self-regulation.

As companies…

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Developing Your Personal Brand of You

People do business with people they know, like and trust.
Nothing holds truer, especially in the services industry.

As the business world is no longer one dimensional, it is as important for individuals to align themselves with reputable, ethical and strong companies as it is for employers to bring on employees that are expert in their…

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Putting Ops in front and center of DevOps

Whether you are a large Enterprise in the middle of transforming your application portfolio or a startup building brand new web/mobile apps, DevOps concepts when applied in the right manner in conjunction with the latest technology and automation tools, help accelerate time to market and minimize re-work during go live or post-go live blues.

In…

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Making Meetings More Engaging Resulting in Increased Content Retention & Brand Loyalty

Ever sit through a didactic (basically a one-way conversation usually served with a side of death by PowerPoint) presentation, in a dark meeting room… and within 5 minutes, your mind starts to wander? Next thing you know, phone or tablet comes out, and off you go into your own world. You suddenly emerge when…

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To Web or Not to Web

A common need shared by our Sales and Marketing clients is to deliver promotional speaker programs in a more efficient and effective manner. More specifically, many of our clients are looking to AHM to help them leverage additional speaker program formats. The formats they seek are those that are less expensive than traditional in-person…

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CALCULATING MEAL ALLOCATION COSTS — LESSONS LEARNED

Industry compliance and transfer of value scrutiny has created an atmosphere where tracking cost and the process by which they are calculated is high priority. AHM, a leading vendor of assisting life sciences clients with managing HCP Interactions, understands the imperative to be diligent in this effort while recognizing that our clients have an…

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Cost Saving Strategy for Your Next Meeting

‘Tis the season to be talking bargains… Black Friday… Cyber Monday… Who doesn’t enjoy getting premium items “on sale”? That’s the objective when we engage with our customers on their meeting needs and develop a timeline to maximize savings (& increase attendance as a bonus). The most critical component is “time”. When you have…

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Leadership Series Part 1c – Giving Credit Where It’s Due

The Life Sciences industry is challenging, ever changing, and complex — with many moving parts — and multiple stakeholders with diverse demands. To survive, thrive and meet the needs of clients, agencies, like AHM have to be agile and respond quickly. Success depends on people taking the initiative and being smart — and sometimes…

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Leadership Series Part 1b: Be the leader others choose to follow

The world needs leaders. As noted in a previous blog, leaders are people who break barriers, think outside the box, initiate real change…and unleash the creative potential of others.

There are few areas of human activity where those capabilities are not in short supply. But how do people become leaders? Is it an evolutionary…

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Leadership Series Part 1a — Leadership: We Need It, But What Is It?

As Mark Twain once noted, “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” In a similar vein, people often talk about leadership, but they rarely stop to define what they mean.

One of the definitions offered by Webster’s Dictionary for leadership is, “the power or ability to lead other people.” Certainly, that’s…

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Compliant HCP Interactions: Tactical Necessity or Strategic Imperative?

My recent flight to Shanghai provided plenty of opportunity to reflect on the challenges that exist for pharmaceutical companies operating in China. Top of mind are the logistical challenges in a country of such scale and diversity and how this impacts compliance initiatives, specifically managing HCP interactions.

With Corporate Integrity Agreements in the US commonplace…

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