Klein Hersh Blog

The Talent Prescription for Generics and Specialty Pharma

Among the hot topics dominating the buzz at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference earlier this year, high on the list were the profound changes impacting generics and specialty pharma. At the conference, I spoke with executives from companies across each of these industry segments and discussed the unique challenges affecting their business. During these conversations, each executive had one common ...
March 13, 2019

Qualifying a Search Partner: How to Save Time and Reduce Risk

At the recent HLTH healthcare industry conference in Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to meet with the chief executive officer (CEO) of a prominent venture capital-backed digital health company. As we talked about the hiring needs for her team, she discussed one of the struggles she was having with the recruiting process: “Hiring top executive talent is so critical, ...
September 5, 2018

Winning the Race for Top Medical Talent

Robust capital investment is driving extraordinary growth in the life sciences industry. According to Pitchbook, a researcher covering the venture and private equity markets, $2.8 billion has already been invested in pharma and biotech startups in the first quarter of 2018. This investment level is on track to eclipse the record $10 billion that was invested in 2017. New companies ...
July 16, 2018

The Business Case for HEOR and Market Access in Earlier Stage Biopharma Companies

The rising costs of prescription drugs and healthcare delivery is impacting the way the pharmaceutical industry brings new medicines to market. Today, key healthcare stakeholders from the, payer, provider, accountable care organization (ACO), pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), and patient communities are playing an increased role in determining the market access strategies for new drugs.   Concerned with a myriad of ...
May 11, 2018

Courting and Closing Executive Candidates in Life Sciences

The competitive landscape of the life sciences industry is transforming executive recruiting. Growing pressure to rapidly advance scientific discovery and expand market share is making the competition to attract top talent as fierce as ever. Raising the stakes even more for pharma and biotech companies is the current misalignment in the talent market, where demand for the most qualified professionals ...
March 28, 2018