Tag Archives: Pharma

Big day for Daiichi: Pharma taps new CEO just as it unveils a big tie-up with AstraZeneca

Only a month after making one set of senior-level management changes, Daiichi Sankyo has decided it’s the right time to change its CEO as well. Sunao Manabe, currently the company’s president and chief operating officer, will succeed George Nakayama as CEO, effective June 17, the Japanese pharma said on Friday. Nakayama has been Daiichi’s CEO since… Read More »

Security and tech advice for pharma looking to move the cloud

In an area where data security is a paramount concern, pharmaceutical companies looking to make the move to cloud-based technologies need ensure the digital transition is structured, smooth and secure. This involves mapping out potential data flows, evaluating cloud service models, and identifying mapping assets for cloud deployment, among others. Healthcare IT News spoke with… Read More »

Pharma Owners Accused of Lying About OxyContin

The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma directed attempts to play down the dangers of the opioid painkiller, suggest previously undisclosed documents included in a court filing by the attorney general of Massachusetts. The filing includes emails and other internal Purdue communications that mention the Sackler family. It’s the first evidence that appears to… Read More »