Tag Archives: Pharma

The long view of pharma and digital health

Digital health tools are shifting the paradigm for companies developing new therapeutics or medical devices, from early-stage innovation through the entire lifecycle of a product – with potential to make innovation more efficient, extend business lines and enhance provider and patient relationships. Bob Coughlin, president and CEO of Mass Biotech Council, will be speaking on… Read More »

Purdue Pharma chair: Best way to fight opioid crisis is for OxyContin maker to stay in business

The chairman of Purdue Pharma’s board told CNBC on Monday that the OxyContin maker’s bankruptcy and tentative deal to resolve massive opioid lawsuits were the “only way” to get help to victims of the crisis as quickly as possible. “We’re turning [the company] into a public trust organization,” Steve Miller said in an interview with… Read More »

Exclusive: Purdue Pharma nears partial opioid settlement, bankruptcy filing – sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is nearing a partial agreement to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing its settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings starting as soon as next week, people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO:… Read More »

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources

(Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $ 10 billion to $ 12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Purdue is among several drugmakers and distributors that have been sued for… Read More »