Counting down 2012's most popular posts

‘Tis the season for warm wishes, resolutions, and giving thanks (and gifts). It’s also a time to take a look back to see what events helped shape the year. Here at The Revitas Blog, we’ll be chronicling the memorable themes, events, and ideas from 2012.

First up, we look at our 10 most popular blog posts from 2012, which showcase what issues and events were most important to you -- our readers!

10. CMS breaks its silence, delays Sunshine Act data collection in 2012. This year was filled with ups and downs for the life sciences industry. More than a few times, we waited at the edge of our collective seat for news on where the industry was heading. CMS’s guidance on the Sunshine Act was no exception.

9. How you can harness the power of contracts to boost your business. Tim Cummins, IACCM CEO and President -- and a familiar voice at The Revitas Blog -- offered five steps that can help businesses use contracts to gain a competitive advantage.

8.Preparing for the Sunshine Act. Without a doubt, the Sunshine Act was a hot (pardon the pun) topic this year. Companies had to consider preparations for the act without knowing the regulation’s who, what, when, where, or how.

7.3 ways proactive contract management will set your enterprise apart. This was the first of our blog post series with Tim Cummins. Check it out to see what three big tips Tim had to share about effective contract management.

6.The Sunshine Act: penalties of non-compliance. This must-read helps organizations understand the full risks and ramifications associated with the Physician Payment Sunshine Act.

5.4 trends behind strategic contract management. Revitas Industry Summit: Life Sciences keynote speaker Adam J. Fein, Ph.D., Pembroke Consulting, Inc., dishes on why contract management helps pharma companies get ahead.

4.E-signature 101: an essential element for the on-the-go sales force. Our friends at Adobe Echosign broke down the merits of the e-signature in this guest post.

3.Sunshine Act controversy: the great bagel debate. This second part of our Sunshine Act series dives into the arguments for and against the Physician Payment Sunshine Act.

2.7 out of 9 kids prefer work over school. We share the results of our landmark survey from Take Your Child to Work Day wink.

1.The Sunshine Act 101. The post that started it all! The Sunshine Act was a huge topic for us in 2012, and it will most certainly remain a topic of interest in 2013.

That wraps up our 2012 top 10 blog post list. But did we miss one of your favorites? Share it in a comment below!