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The Medicines Company Overview

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Parsippany, NJ
201 to 500 employees
1996
Company - Public (MDCO)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Theravance, Allergan, Merck
The Medicines Company was founded in 1996 and is led by a multidisciplinary team with significant experience in pharmaceutical product development and commercialization.

Our purpose is to save lives, alleviate suffering and contribute to the economics of ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to create transformational solutions to address the most pressing healthcare needs facing patients, physicians and providers in three critical therapeutic areas: serious infectious disease care, cardiovascular care and surgery and perioperative care.

The Medicines Company Reviews

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The Medicines Company Chief Executive Officer Clive A. Meanwell
Clive A. Meanwell
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    Former Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
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    I worked at The Medicines Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good place to work, good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Need to concentrate on fewer products. Not good to overextend. A little bit of confusion about duties.

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The Medicines Company Photos

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The Medicines Company photo of: Medical Simulation Center (The Lab)
The Medicines Company photo of: Medical Simulation Center (The Lab)
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The Medicines Company photo of: The Medicines Company's Cambridge office
The Medicines Company photo of: The Medicines Company supports the American Heart Association's NYC Heart Ball.
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The Medicines Company Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at The Medicines Company (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Multiple, back-to-back interviews on site. Site coordinator gave an excellent tour. Recruiter did phone screen prior to on site interview. Benefit folder provided on site. Everyone was friendly and professional.

    Interview Questions

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The Medicines Company Awards & Accolades

  • Most Innovative Companies(2nd Place), CNBC RQ 50, 2014
  • Healthcare Facilities Design Award, Boston Society of Architects/AIA, 2014
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