80 episodes

Welcome to DarshanTalks! We demystify fraud for legal, regulatory, and compliance essentials in the life sciences and pharmacy industries. Through engaging 15-30-minute interviews with influential change makers, short educational regulatory defbriefs, and 60 second audio takeaways, we unveil the strategies behind bringing drugs and devices to market—and keeping them there! Powered By The Kulkarni Law Firm -  Helping regulators see your business the way you do. We focus on life science issues involving medical affairs, marketing and advertising, and clinical research so that you can learn about the industry, enhance your business and grow your career. 

DarshanTalks Podcast Darshan Kulkarni

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Welcome to DarshanTalks! We demystify fraud for legal, regulatory, and compliance essentials in the life sciences and pharmacy industries. Through engaging 15-30-minute interviews with influential change makers, short educational regulatory defbriefs, and 60 second audio takeaways, we unveil the strategies behind bringing drugs and devices to market—and keeping them there! Powered By The Kulkarni Law Firm -  Helping regulators see your business the way you do. We focus on life science issues involving medical affairs, marketing and advertising, and clinical research so that you can learn about the industry, enhance your business and grow your career. 

    Legal Minute: Why You Should Never Trust a Celebrity with Your Health

    Legal Minute: Why You Should Never Trust a Celebrity with Your Health

    Darshan explains why you shouldn’t Trust Celebrities When Choosing Your Drugs!Hidden Agendas: They're paid to promote, not give unbiased advice.Not Medical Experts: Trust your doctor's knowledge, not a celebrity's opinion.Oversimplified Info: 30-second ads can't tell the whole story.Not Personalized: Your doctor can give you the right advice for your needs.Ditch the Hype, Talk to Your Doctor!Support the Show.

    • 51 sec
    Essential tips for pharmacy shutdowns

    Essential tips for pharmacy shutdowns

    Recent pharmacy walkouts and closures at major chains highlight a critical issue: staffing shortages. Independent pharmacies are also at risk. Here are 5 tips for pharmacy owners and managers to prepare for potential temporary closures:Cross-Train Staff: Train front-end staff on basic pharmacy procedures (depending on state regulations) so they can assist with paperwork like taking in prescriptions and completing end-of-day tasks.Stock Up on Prescriptions: Anticipate closures by keeping ...

    • 2 min
    Why Clinical Researchers Are Flocking to MedSpas

    Why Clinical Researchers Are Flocking to MedSpas

    In today’s episode, our guest is Andrew Stein, a partner in the healthcare department at Stevens and Lee.Darshan and Andrew discuss MedSpas. MedSpas combine beauty treatments with medical procedures, blurring the lines between pampering and healthcare. To navigate this complexity, they talk about MSOs, which are basically middlemen. MSOs let non-physicians handle the business side of a MedSpa, while a licensed physician oversees the actual medical services.Points discussed: What are meds...

    • 32 min
    Legal Minute: 5 Surprising Benefits of Ozempic!

    Legal Minute: 5 Surprising Benefits of Ozempic!

    We dive deep into 5 uses of Ozempic, a drug known for managing diabetes, but with surprising potential beyond! Here are 5 intriguing uses you might not have heard of:Liver Support: Early research suggests Ozempic could benefit liver health, but more studies are needed.Weight Loss Weapon: Ozempic has a weight-loss version, offering a powerful tool many don't know exists.Addiction Fighter: Ozempic might hold promise in combating alcohol and substance abuse (this one might surprise you!).H...

    • 45 sec
    Who Owns AI Generated Content in Pharma?

    Who Owns AI Generated Content in Pharma?

    In today's episode, we discuss AI-generated content in the pharmaceutical industry. AI has revolutionized content creation, but it's not without its legal and ethical dilemmas. Take, for instance, the New York Times' lawsuit against OpenAI, highlighting the contentious issue of data ownership. As pharma companies increasingly rely on AI for content generation, they must navigate murky waters to ensure compliance with existing regulations and respect for intellectual property rights.Controllin...

    • 7 min
    Legal Minute: Why does my drug cost so much?

    Legal Minute: Why does my drug cost so much?

    In today’s short, Darshan discusses why drugs cost so much. It takes around 10 to 15 years and roughly $2.3 billion to bring a drug to market. That means a drug company spends between $420,000 and $630,000 daily during this process. Imagine going to a casino every day, betting that much money without knowing the outcome, for 10 to 15 years. What kind of return would you expect on that investment? That's why drugs are so expensive.Support the Show.

    • 48 sec

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