It's Friday. The meat is on the smoker for a lunchtime meetup. The air is washed clean (well, as clean as possible here in NJ!) And, with absolutely no logical connection to those thoughts, here's a valuable reminder from Deb Ng to carefully choose our words. Because we always need reminding...!
| Let's talk diabetes - Once-weekly Amylin/Lilly drug better than Sanofi's Lantus? Sanofi makes deal with Metabolix for new Type 2 treatment. Novel drug may be effective add-on for metformin.|
Watson gets approval for generic version of Cephalon's Fentora - The Food and Drug Administration approved Fentora tablets in strengths
of 100, 200, 300, 400, 600, and 800 micrograms. The drug is for treating
pain that is not controlled by regular doses of other strong
painkillers. Also, Mylan gets approval for generic Procardia XL.
Jim Edwards (BNet Pharma) says recent Pfizer drug failures are a management problem, not a clinical one.
FDA approves new Merck asthma drug (black box included) - FDA approved Merck's Dulera, a combination inhaler, for asthma patients
12 years and older, the company announced today.
|Pushing the Envelope|
Free downloadable resource: Your Leadership Excellence. With articles from top business leaders, including Steve Farber. Tasty stuff
|Friday Focus on Patients|
|We all know that diabetes is a huge and growing problem. Here are a couple resources for patients, caregivers, and HCPs:|
DiabetesOne Portal - created by Impactiviti to consolidate news and blog feeds, and other resources, for people with/interested in diabetes. The top diabetes ePatient bloggers can be found here.
Heal2gether - site designed to educate patients and caregivers on the monitoring and treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, a major and often unmentioned problem (disclosure: Impactiviti consulted on social media strategy). Also a related Twitter feed.
Talent Acquisition/On-boarding/Coaching for Team Success
The Impactiviti Partner network has right suppliers for this type of workshop/training program for managers and leaders.
What do you need? Just give us a call (973.947.7429) or send an e-mail (stevew at impactiviti dot com) and we'll identify the optimal vendor/partners for you!
Job Board |
Job Opening: Sales & Account Manager, Training Agency (Custom Learning Designs). Go here for details, and to apply.
After Hours |
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|Pic of the Day|
Yellow Yarrow Emerging (wildflower garden)
I hope you have a restful weekend! Thanks for reading, and let me know what connections I can make for you (and, please forward this e-mail to others in your company who may find it helpful!)
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