IRS Logo
Print - Click this link to Print this page

Pharmaceutical Industry Overview - Alternative Issue Resolution Considerations & Industry Resources

LMSB-04-0207-010

"This document is not an official pronouncement of the law or the position of the Service and cannot be used, or cited, or relied upon as such."

8. Alternative Issue Resolution Considerations - None

9. Industry Resources

A. Web Sites

 

Name of Site

Summary and Available Information

FDA Home Page

Info. on Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industries, Regulations, Issues, etc.

The World Health Organization

Info.on health and human services issues.

Dept of Health and Human Services

Info. on health and human services issues.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Info. on Center for Disease Control, prevention, issues, etc.

PharmWeb

Info. on Science and Health Conferences and discussion topics.

American Association of College of Pharmacy

Info. on the American Association of College and Pharmacy and different types of specialty areas.

Drug Information Association

Info. on discovery, development, evaluation and utilization of medicines and health care technologies.

The Pharmaceutica Information Network

Provides information on Pharmaceutical industry and regulatory news.

PhRMA

Info. on Pharmaceutical Manufacturer’s Association of Medicines, issues, policy, and news releases.

The Virtual Library Pharmacy Page

Virtual library covering all areas of Pharmaceutical Industry from issues to regulations.

Clinical Trials Listing

Info. on status of clinical trials, services, approvals, etc.

Price Waterhouse Coopers

Provides information on the Pharmaceutical Industry based on the various relevant issues confronting the industy.

B. Trade Associations

 

Name

Address

Purpose, Goals, Objectives, etc.

PhRMA

Wash. D.C.

Umbrella organization for branded pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, goal is to lobby for health care legislation.

BIO

Wash. D.C.

Umbrella organization for Bio Technology research companies.

GPIA

Wash. D.C.

Association of Generic Manufacturing companies

C. IRS and Other Training Courses/Videotapes - None

D. Trade Magazines and Newsletters

 

Title

Frequency of Publishing

Summary of Purpose/Information Included/Availability

Scrip

Twice Weekly

International Focus, Legislation, Approvals

Pink Sheets

Weekly

U.S. Focus, Legislation, Approvals, Research

Pharmaceutical Executive

Monthly           

Company Focused, Wide overview of industry and trends, Focuses on the management of the companies.

E.  Industry Books

 

Date of Latest Edition

Title

Summary of Contents

Jan 2004

Physicians Desk Reference

Contains all approved drugs, indications, ownership and manufacturing facilities

Jan 2004

Orange Book

Reference guide for marketed products, used principally by Generic Companies

Jan 2004

United States Adopted Names

Lists all names being used by pharmaceutical companies and their chemical compositions.

F.  Internal Revenue Manual Citations - None

G.  AICPA Auditing Standards and Publications - None

H.  Market Segment Specialization Program (MSSP) - None

Chapter 7 | Table of Contents

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 05-Mar-2014