COVID-19’s impact on NSW: the numbers

THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN NSW: * New locally acquired cases: 1259 (up 132 on the previous 24-hour period) * In hotel quarantine: Two * Total cases in this outbreak (since June 16): 41,177 * Total in NSW for entire COVID-19 pandemic: 46,818 * In hospital: 1241 (-12) * In intensive care: 234 (+3) * Ventilated:… Read More »

Biohaven’s ambitious Nurtec ODT marketing strategy pays dividends with doctors in migraine market: analyst

Biohaven went all-in on marketing its added preventative indication for oral migraine med Nurtec. And now it’s reaping the rewards with doctors. Three months post-approval, 96% of neurologists were aware of the brand, while 65% are “highly familiar” with it, according to Spherix Global Insights’ postlaunch report. Nurtec easily bested bigger migraine players postlaunch familiarity including Amgen’s… Read More »

New Primary Care, Retail and Tech Entrants Motivating Hospitals to Grow Consumer Chops

Rising costs, generational shifts, digital transformation, and fast-growing investments in new health care models and technologies are forcing change in the legacy health care, noted in the State of Consumerism in Healthcare 2021: Regaining Momentum, from Kaufman, Hall & Associates. As the title of Kaufman Hall’s sixth annual report suggests, health care consumers are evolving… Read More »

China’s zero-Covid stance could worsen debt problems for companies

People queue to undergo nucleic acid testing for the Covid-19 coronavirus in the city of Ruili which borders Myanmar, in China’s southwestern Yunnan province on July 5, 2021. STR | AFP | Getty Images China’s zero-Covid approach could worsen the debt situation of the country’s companies, some of which are already in financial distress, says… Read More »