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Novo Nordisk & The Challenge of Disease Management

Executive Summary

Novo officials found Lilly's acquisition of PCS Health Systems Inc. hard to ignore. Of most immediate concern was the impact that the acquisition would have on the insulin marketplace, given its powerful presence in the US. How and to what extent should Novo respond?

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