How a TMS can Keep Your Training Business Running Over the Festive Period

As the festive season approaches, your training business probably has quite a lot of things to worry about and plan for – the main one […] The post How a TMS can Keep Your Training Business Running Over the Festive Period appeared first on e-Learning Feeds. Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading How a TMS can Keep Your Training Business Running Over the Festive Period

The CVS-Aetna Deal: Five Industry and Drug Channel Implications

Surprise? CVS Health and Aetna announced their long-rumored merger. Relevant links below. This transaction will create a healthcare organization with significant market share in the pharmacy, pharmacy benefit management (PBM), and health insurance businesses. There could be many potential opportunities for new consumer-oriented offerings. Finding the consumer value in this multi-headed $221 billion behemoth will be a major challenge. Read on for my initial thoughts on the deal and what it means for PBMs, manufacturers, and pharmacies. I also highlight some of the implementation challenges. Feel free to add your own thoughts on this mega-deal in the comments below. (Yes, … Continue reading The CVS-Aetna Deal: Five Industry and Drug Channel Implications

Simplify Bug Tracking, Working with Remote Developers, Management Tools

zipBoard Digest Collaboration and Communication Simplify Bug Tracking Why the old system isn’t good enough : Bug tracking has increasingly expanded into the domains of the entire… Best […] The post Simplify Bug Tracking, Working with Remote Developers, Management Tools appeared first on e-Learning Feeds. Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading Simplify Bug Tracking, Working with Remote Developers, Management Tools

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

Association members encounter an overwhelming amount of information every day from organizations pushing themselves into the already crowded professional development space. No matter how hard […] The post How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof appeared first on e-Learning Feeds. Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

Generic Deflation Roils the Channel—And Will Get Worse

Deflation in generic drug prices dragged down second quarter earnings for drug wholesalers and generic manufacturers. Here’s a useful summary from The Wall Street Journal, which captures the grim marketplace realities in Falling U.S. Generic Drug Prices Hurt Manufacturers, Wholesalers. Yesterday, Mylan’s earning release noted “high-single-digit erosion expected in North America.” Below, I review the state of the generic drug market. As you will see, the overall market for mature generic drugs is deflating by about 10% per year. Many generic drugs have dropped significantly in price over the past four years. Surprisingly, the prices for about one in five … Continue reading Generic Deflation Roils the Channel—And Will Get Worse

What’s In, What’s Out: The New 2018 CVS Health and Express Scripts Formulary Exclusion Lists (Plus: A Sneak Peek From Prime)

This week, the two largest pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)—Express Scripts and the CVS/caremark business of CVS Health—released updates to their 2018 formulary exclusion lists. They are available below for your downloading pleasure. For 2018, Express Scripts was more aggressive, expanding its list to 159 excluded products. At CVS Health, however, the total number of excluded remained steady. The Prime Therapeutics list won’t be available until September, but it will apparently exclude more drugs that either of its PBM peers. Read on for my 2018 head-to-head comparison, including comments on inflammatory conditions, multiple sclerosis, epinephrine, biosimilars, and more. I also review … Continue reading What’s In, What’s Out: The New 2018 CVS Health and Express Scripts Formulary Exclusion Lists (Plus: A Sneak Peek From Prime)

Online Course Marketing Tactics from Six-Figure Digital Entrepreneurs

When digital entrepreneurs—those who make their living selling online products and services—see a need in their market, they design a revenue-generating online course to meet […] The post Online Course Marketing Tactics from Six-Figure Digital Entrepreneurs appeared first on e-Learning Feeds. Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading Online Course Marketing Tactics from Six-Figure Digital Entrepreneurs

Get Em Back – Ur Learners Ur LMS

Perhaps you like me have seen the lists.  The mentions.  You know where X company has been rated a “favorite place to work”.  I often wonder what is that based on, beyond you know some survey responses or some criteria. I only ask because I rarely see note of that company’s training.  Are they training these folks on all subjects or just compliance?  Do they see online learning as a key cornerstone or just a stone next to their ILT columns? Better yet, if they have an LMS or learning platform or any subset of the LMS space, are they … Continue reading Get Em Back – Ur Learners Ur LMS