Tag: Patient First

Law360 Article: “GSK Announcement May Change Industry Speaker Programs”

As we previously posted, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) recently announced that it intends to end the practice of paying health care professionals to speak on the company’s behalf in a promotional manner.  While GSK was the first pharmaceutical company to announce this change, other pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers may be considering similar changes.  […]

GSK Will Stop Paying HCP Speakers, Expanding Sales Rep Compensation Structure Globally

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced this week that it will stop compensating health care professionals (HCPs) for speaking on the company’s behalf regarding its products and related disease areas to other HCPs and attendees who potentially could prescribe or influence the prescribing of the company’s products.  GSK also announcenced its intent to educate HCPs by strengthening its own medical and scientific capabilities, improving the company’s multi-channel capability to provide appropriate and convenient […]