Although now ranked as the 3rd largest market globally, Japan remains the 2nd largest market for brands, specialty, and innovation - and as such remains a strategic market for investment for many companies. However, overall performance in the last few years has been challenging for some and rewarding for others, with pockets of growth still available for pharma companies with the right focus – namely in specialty/biologics, innovation, and elderly-related therapy areas to name a few. Underlying these areas of growth is added pressure on healthcare spend and funding, and related MHLW policy changes and initiatives in recent years to manage this spend and establish a new direction for the market.
Join us to discuss these and other issues impacting the market today and in the coming years. If you are in the healthcare industry, this event is a must.
Alan Thomas joined IMS Japan in 1999 and has held various roles during his time with the organization including marketing, sales and account management, and client relations. In 2016, Alan was appointed to his current role as Director, Thought Leadership at IQVIA, IMS Japan K.K.
John W. Carlson III, Chair
William Bishop, Andrew Joyce, Yuko Kidoguchi, Takeo Morooka, Toshio Nagase,
R. Byron Sigel, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Healthcare Committee
William Bishop, Chair
Marie Kissel, Vice Chair
ACCJ Medical Devices and Diagnostics Subcommittee
Yaju Hiromichi, Chair
Satoshi Tanaka, Vice Chair
Regenerative Medicine and Bioscience Subcommittee
Takeo Morooka, Chair
ACCJ Pharmaceuticals Subcommittee
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