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March 6, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Storylines last week focused on drama, mystery, and intrigue. Our top case revolves around the case of the missing healthcare bill. Following President Trump’s address that focused heavily on overhauling healthcare, the GOP promised to unveil its replacement to the...

February 27, 2017

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As Hollywood celebrated its biggest night of the year, The Week That Was recognizes some outstanding dramas in healthcare. PBMs, the longtime Hidden Figures of the pharmaceutical supply chain, get some unwanted spotlight for alleged clawback practices. A former Bush...

February 20, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Whether your cultural point of reference is Jay-Z or Annie!, we can all agree that last week was a “hard knock life” for orphans…orphan drugs, that is. We saw Marathon hit pause on its launch of Emflaza, the steroid approved...

February 13, 2017

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Brrrrrrr… If you’re one of our East Coast readers, we shivered with you through a blizzard and this icy weekend. We wish we had some news to warm your heart and ease you into a tranquil week. But, no such...

February 6, 2017

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Grab your foam fingers and jerseys, people: it’s The Week That Was Super Bowl edition! Check out these stories taking the field this week: There was a major huddle at the White House between two previously opposing teams: POTUS and...

January 31, 2017

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Talk about a dull week…NOT! As we see a number of sweeping actions out of Washington, your friends at inVentiv’s Issues Management Practice are here to cover the issues that matter! This week we ask why the White House Press...

January 8, 2017

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Happy New Year! Welcome back. As we kick-off the season for transitions, renewed commitments, and overcrowded gyms (we swear we’re getting back on the wagon on that one), we ask a series of questions: Is your company compliant with disclosing...

December 8, 2016

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WE’RE BACK! Reinvigorated from turkey, stuffing and football, we’re back with our irreverent take on the forced and unforced issues facing the healthcare industry. This week, we look at how some of the industry’s normally mild-mannered CEOs sparred over drug...

November 21, 2016

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We have many reasons to be thankful this year — and we hope you do too. In the spirit of being thankful, The Week That Was team will be on hiatus next week to chow down on turkey and stuffing...

November 14, 2016

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So THAT was unexpected! Now that we’ve gotten that off our chests, welcome to The Week That Was. This week we give you our take on what the 2016 election outcomes will mean for future healthcare policy (from what we...