MUMS Medicinal Products; Availability and Market Share Expansion

Dec 6, 2018

For the veterinary medicines industry, it can be attractive to expand the market for any veterinary medicinal product to include sectors of minor use and minor species. Anja Holm of Central Vet Pharma identifies why a MUMS classification would be useful for business development as well as animal health and welfare. ...

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What’s Changed in the New EU Regulation on Veterinary Medicines?

Dec 6, 2018

The new EU Regulation on Veterinary Medicinal Products is heading for publication in the EU Official Journal by end of 2018, meaning a possible application of the new Regulation and secondary acts in all EU Member States by the end of 2021 at the earliest. Roxanne Feller, AnimalhealthEurope, discusses the revision. ...

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Brexit and the Regulation of Medicines – the Story So Far

Dec 6, 2018

The United Kingdom is currently working with the EU and the European Commission in order to achieve a Brexit deal which is satisfactory to both sides and which ultimately leads to a negotiated settlement. Kevin Woodward, KNW Animal Health Consulting, looks at the effects of Brexit so far and the new issues that will be raised if there is a Brexit deal. ...

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The Eight: Transforming Agriculture

Dec 6, 2018

New technologies, such as digital technologies and nutrigenomics, allow us to imagine a more precise agriculture, with farmers no longer expected to farm just animals and crops but also farming data. Aidan Connolly of Alltech has listed eight technologies taken from a list proposed by PwC and adapted to agriculture. ...

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Major Bovine-associated Zoonoses and their Control Measures

Dec 6, 2018

One of the ramifications of ‘agricultural-revolution’ is the domestication of animals by humans for various purposes including food. The continuous increase in the demand for animal food protein due to the global population explosion is exerting a huge pressure on animal production systems. Dr Dhaka et al. of the Veterinary and Animal Sciences University discuss how to control bovineassociated zoonoses with a ‘One Health’ approach. ...

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Improving Animal Production Biosecurity to Minimise Global One Health Risks

Dec 6, 2018

Despite remarkable advances in human and veterinary medicine over the past century, infectious diseases remain an important cause of morbidity and mortality for both humans and animals around the world. Patricia Turner of Charles River Laboratories writes that One Health is essential for continued improvements in animal and human medicine for the future. ...

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Rethinking the Fee Schedule as a Data Quality Improvement Tool

Dec 6, 2018

Automated invoicing is a powerful tool that should be leveraged to improve the quality of the data. It makes sense to develop a fee schedule that is strategically tied in to the data improvement strategy. Dr Karina Loyo, Prelude Dynamics, discusses how to use the fee schedule to achieve a specific data quality outcome. ...

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The PetTech Revolution

Dec 6, 2018

The veterinary industry is the next in line to implement technology to meet the demand of the modern-day consumer, with almost half of UK citizens owning a pet. Mark Boddy of PawSquad examines how if veterinary practices want to future-proof their business offering and be successful in attracting and retaining clients, they should seize the opportunity to innovate with technology. ...

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