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Navigating Challenges in the Pharmaceutical Industry: “Between innovation and cost pressure”, insights from Dr. Stefan Kahl for bdvb aktuell

As the pharmaceutical industry continues to evolve, navigating its challenges and embracing opportunities becomes paramount. In an exclusive interview conducted by bdvb aktuell, Dr. Stefan Kahl, Life Sciences Partner at EFESO Management Consultants with extensive experience in the Life Sciences Industry, sheds light on the key factors shaping the pharmaceutical landscape in Germany and Europe.

Supply Bottlenecks and Legislative Initiatives

Dr. Kahl addresses the supply bottlenecks that have impacted the pharmaceutical industry, attributed to factors like price caps on generics and exclusive contracts with health insurance companies. He emphasizes the need for clear legislative initiatives to combat these issues effectively. 

Pharmaceutical Industry's Transformation

With Germany's position as the pharmacy of the world shifting, Dr. Kahl delves into the key reasons behind this transformation. Higher production costs and lower innovation rates compared to other countries play significant roles in this shift.

The Future of Digital Health

As digital health experiences ups and downs, Dr. Kahl examines the challenges it faces, including complex approval processes and low reimbursement rates. However, he also emphasizes the immense potential of this sector in the healthcare market.

Strategies for Success

In the face of intense competition, pharmaceutical companies are adopting new strategies to remain relevant. Dr. Kahl highlights the importance of operational excellence and digitization in enhancing efficiency.

In summary, the interview sheds light on the complex issues faced by the pharmaceutical industry, including supply bottlenecks, cost pressures, the need for innovation, and the role of digitization in shaping its future. 

In an ever-changing pharmaceutical landscape, Dr. Stefan Kahl's expertise offers valuable guidance to industry stakeholders seeking to navigate challenges and shape a successful future. Discover the full interview and seize the opportunity to drive your business forward in this dynamic environment.

To delve deeper into Dr. Kahl's expert analysis, read the full interview on the bdvb aktuell website (

Gain valuable insights and understand the strategies that will drive the pharmaceutical industry forward in the face of evolving challenges.

EFESO stands ready to be your trusted partner in overcoming these challenges and seizing opportunities in the pharmaceutical sector. Embrace the future with EFESO as your ally, and let our expertise propel your pharmaceutical endeavors to new heights of success.