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2014-07-10 16:20:39

WEST ALLIS, Wis., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. 3PL market gross revenue grew 3.2% from 2012-2013. Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) www.3PLogistics.com estimates that growth will be 5.2% for 2014 as the U.S. economy continues to expand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126035 Net revenues are expected to increase by 4.3% from $64.6 billion in 2013 to $67.4 billion in 2014. Domestic Transportation Management (DTM) should increase 7.5%. Growth in DTM...

2014-07-03 20:21:37

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Call centers within the pharmaceutical industry are increasingly being challenged to satisfy customer inquiries while simultaneously cutting costs. In today's ever-changing marketplace, call centers must modernize their technology and expand connectivity options in order to support a growing variety of customer interaction channels and tools. According to recent research by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, there are many gaps in adoption...

2014-07-03 20:21:31

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the healthcare landscape evolves, the Medical Affairs function has begun to play an increasingly important role in meeting current challenges in clinical development, market education, and regulatory compliance. The Medical Affairs Consortium at Best Practices, LLC is dedicated to providing benchmarking and best practices across critical Medical Affairs issues. The Medical Affairs Consortium is a service composed of three stages: 1)...

2014-07-01 12:27:49

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National staffing company, Jackson Healthcare, announced the purchase of Michigan-based Sullivan Healthcare Consulting (SHC), a firm focused on improving the performance of the hospital's perioperative suite. For nearly forty years, Sullivan Healthcare Consulting has specialized in perioperative governance, surgery benchmarking, scheduling, staffing, sterile processing, and surgery IT implementation in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers...

2014-06-27 20:21:37

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Affordable Care Act has been the catalyst for dramatic change in US healthcare. The power structures that influence this $2.8 trillion economic sector are shifting, but one thing is crystal clear: A large percentage of the pharmaceutical sector's top-line revenues flow from payers. And as the influence of payers waxes, it has become important for organizations to understand not only the different payer segments but also what drives payer...

2014-06-27 20:21:21

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The iPad is quickly supplanting laptops as the principal tool for enhancing Medical Science Liaisons' (MSLs) interactions with thought leaders. Despite this, deploying iPads requires significant planning, resources, and training to make the investment a success. According to recent research by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, proper planning and training for MSLs on iPad usage is essential for success. While the study found that 92% of...

2014-06-25 16:26:43

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and benchmarking firm Best Practices, LLC announced it will host its first 2014 Digital Marketing Consortium Roundtable on Friday, June 27 to discuss innovative approaches to Digital Marketing service delivery in the healthcare industry. The virtual conference event brings together over a dozen healthcare leaders in a growing community of practice designed to improve Digital Marketing performance through best-practice knowledge...

2014-06-17 12:35:08

ATLANTA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invesco US announced today that its DC Plan Analyzer app for iPad(®) has been updated with a new interactive tool that provides plan sponsors a detailed cost comparison analysis. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110131/MM39469LOGO-a Driven by 401kSource.com's database of 182 product offerings from 64 providers, the cost comparison tool provides users the ability to see what other plan sponsors are paying for everything in their plan, from...

2014-06-13 20:21:39

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC hosted its third Medical Affairs Roundtable on Thursday, June, 5(th) to discuss "Effective Thought Leader Management" The virtual conference, took place between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time), examined: -- Improving coordination across functions and regions -- Increasing the value of thought leader interaction -- Optimum contact frequency with thought leaders...

2014-06-13 20:21:04

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The diabetes therapeutic area continues to advance as the bio-pharma industry finds success with new treatment options. Despite the tremendous amount of opportunities that exist, organizations are also faced with lots of competition in the marketplace. Understanding how to utilize and adapt new technologies and therapeutic approaches when launching a new product can help to set organizations apart. According to research by benchmarking firm,...


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