News

  • E-prescriptions to be available in every doctor’s office by year-end, VsZP says

    E-prescriptions to be available in every doctor’s office by year-end, VsZP says Slovakia’s largest public health insurance provider, Vseobecna Zdravotna Poistovna (VsZP), estimates that its patients will be able to receive e-prescriptions in all doctor’s offices and outpatient facilities by the end of 2018, news agency TASR reported. The insurer also plans in the future to widen services associated with… »

  • Pharmaceutical Law amendment passed by Sejm

    Pharmaceutical Law amendment passed by Sejm The Sejm on 7 June passed an amendment to the Pharmaceutical Law designed to strengthen oversight of pharmaceutical manufacture and distribution, reduce parallel export, and improve access to new medicines. Most of the regulations will come into effect 14 days after the law’s publication in the Journal of Laws, but some others will gain… »

  • Analysis of laboratory diagnostic equipment market in Poland

    Analysis of laboratory diagnostic equipment market in Poland Our client – an international player in the market of innovative laboratory diagnostic equipment – commissioned PMR to conduct a market analysis of the laboratory testing equipment in Poland. The aim was to access the client’s current market position versus competitors and indicate the potential development directions in… »

  • How are Polish patients suffering from primary immunodeficiencies treated? Marketing message testing with Polish doctors

    How are Polish patients suffering from primary immunodeficiencies treated? Marketing message testing with Polish doctors Our client wanted to conduct interviews with doctors of various specialties treating a rare group of disorders – primary immunodeficiencies. The aim of the study was to identify the treatment paths of Polish patients, to determine the level of access to medicines, and to determine the level of knowledge of Polish doctors regarding innovative… »

Expert view

Tight labour market drives demand for private medical care

Artur Białkowski
Medicover Board Vice President


Interest in private medical care has grown consistently in Poland for many years, but 2017 was especially good in this respect due to a change in the labour market situation. Buoyant GDP growth, rising labour demand and falling unemployment have led to an employee’s market, with companies competing for workers like never before. One consequence is that non-wage benefits, including medical care (in the form of subscriptions or insurance) have grown in… »

Analyses & forecasts

Pharmaceuticals

Compare market conditions and outlooks for the pharmaceutical sector across Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine.

Gain insight into vital pharmaceutical industry information in this industry-focused portal:

  • market overview
  • recent market events
  • trends and forecasts
  • main market players, including key distributors
  • OTC and Rx drugs
  • generic and innovative drugs
  • reimbursement of medicines
  • wholesale and retail distribution, including pharmacy channel, non-pharmacy channel, the internet, and parallel market.

Healthcare

Acquire in-depth private and public healthcare market understanding thanks to access to critical reviews of recent news, analyses and forecasts, all of which are regularly prepared by PMR’s experts.

Browse through a wide range of topics covered for the private and public healthcare sector:

  • industry state and recent developments
  • reliable prognosis and trends
  • clinical trials
  • medical devices
  • health insurance
  • morbidity
  • public healthcare providers
  • private healthcare: hospitals, medical companies, medical subscriptions, main healthcare companies and others.

Medical devices

Study the most recent industry events in the medical devices market and familiarise yourself with the activities of companies in Poland, Russia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Romania.

Examine news, analyses and market reports about the medical devices market in Central and Eastern Europe. Learn about:

  • current state of industry
  • market development
  • competitive environment
  • import and expert of medical devices categories (medical equipment, orthopaedic/prosthetic goods, X-ray apparatus, medical furniture, therapy apparatus)

Regulations and law

Review the legal frameworks governing the markets for pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical devices in Central and Eastern Europe. Stay current on recent changes and their impact on company strategies and operations.

The pharma, healthcare and medical devices markets are heavily dependent on legislation and regulations regarding the patenting, testing and safety of medicine. This is also true for the marketing of drugs. To support our readers in monitoring the industry’s legal environment, the most important regulatory changes are described by PMR experts in this part of the portal.

Bulgaria

Learn more about the current situation and forecasts on the pharmaceutical and healthcare markets in Bulgaria. Examine analysis, prognosis, news and data for this industry. »

The Czech Republic

Choose from all available market information on pharma and healthcare in Czech Republic. Let PMR’s market intelligence support you in conducting business in this industry. »

Hungary

Find in-depth information on the Hungarian pharmaceutical and healthcare markets. Discover the broad variety of business news and analysis in this market intelligence portal. »

Poland

Search through the wealth of information on Polish healthcare and pharma, e.g., different types of medicines, clinical trials, private healthcare, public hospitals, medical devices. »

Romania

Discover the latest market intelligence for Romania in the area of the pharma and healthcare industries. Gain knowledge about important events and the latest forecasts. »

Russia

Read more about the pharma and healthcare sectors in Russia – not only generic, innovative, OTC and Rx drugs, but the pharma distribution and healthcare segment as well. »

Slovakia

Make effective decisions based on PMR’s reliable estimates, up-to-date market news, detailed analyses, and data for the pharmaceutical and healthcare markets in Slovakia. »

Ukraine

Discover up-to-date market information on the Ukrainian pharmaceutical and healthcare industries: business news, data, analysis, forecasts and market expert commentaries. »

Events

We present various scheduled pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical events that include interesting industry conferences as well as important sector trades and fairs. Are you interested in promoting an event? Contact us at marketing@pmrcorporate.com.

The industry events that we recommend mostly take place in the regions of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). In covering the countries in these regions on which we focus (Poland, Russia, Romania, Ukraine and others), we simultaneously monitor worldwide events that may be of interest of our readers.

On this portal you can find upcoming meetings, summits, congresses and fairs from the pharma and healthcare industry, together with the necessary information:

  • dates, locations and contact details
  • description of the event and its schedule
  • special offers or discounts for PMR clients.

Because information regarding the presented events is provided by event organizers, PMR accepts no responsibility with regard to information accuracy or relevance.

Glossary

In the pharmaceutical and healthcare glossary prepared by PMR experts, we present definitions of the most popular and important terminology used in these sectors. The glossary also provides explanations for commonly used acronyms in the industry.

At PMR, we make sure that our readers receive everything necessary to effectively run a business in the pharmaceutical industry and in the healthcare sector. Having a clear understanding of specific pharma, healthcare and medical terms is crucial, especially when starting in a new enterprise or industry.

  • What are the meanings of these abbreviations: API, SPC, and GLP?
  • What is the difference between a generic drug and innovative drug?
  • What are GMP rules and what are they used for?

Doing business on the pharmaceutical market in the CEE and CIS regions is much easier when working with information provided by PMR. This information not only comes in the form of news, analysis and reports, but also presented in the format of a glossary of pharma and healthcare terms.