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Big Data Transforming
1,140
With newer models of analytics and strategic collaboration between healthcare organizations, patients will see reduced costs for better care and visibility to a variety of health care information.
Top Healthcare Trends for 2016
1,045

Apr 21, 2016

Top Healthcare Trends for 2016

Gopiram Ramachandran Deputy General Manager

Three major trends continue to drive the health care industry in 2016 – Consumerism, Cost Reduction and Increased Value.The need of the hour is to closely examine the cause for these trends.
Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records
390
A Journey towards Clinical Interoperability
Treatment
2,265

Apr 01, 2016

Digital: It’s what gets the pulse of healthcare racing

Abhishek Shankar SVP, Hi-Tech Industries and GM Enterprise Studio

Digitization is breaking the silos In healthcare. Synchronizing the speed of modernization with digital solutions is necessary to deliver an organization of the future
IoT Hardware Platform for Medical Devices
1,804

Sep 07, 2015

IoT in Medical Devices

Neha Thakur Manager

While the Internet has historically been an important communication channel for traditional computing devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones, the much hyped concept of ‘Internet of Things’ refers to a network of non-traditional computer devi
How is healthcare transformation improving customer engagement
455
The key to winning customers is providing greater transparency in cost of care, billing, personalized actionable information, information on preventive care
healthcare
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In the last two decades, the world has witnessed a huge amount of technological advancements emerge.
Data Conservative to Open Access
241
Why open data and crowdsourcing approaches are critical in today’s world?
Pharmerging-Markets-to-contribute-Future-Sales
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Dynamic changes in legislation, patent expiry of block buster drugs, and increasing healthcare costs call for significant changes in the global pharmaceutical industry.
Wellness
115
In the course of many years in pharma heading drug safety groups and now consulting, training and doing outreach to the public, I continue to be amazed and humbled by the lack of knowledge by the public about drug safety and what those little pills...
Disaster Recovery
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A robust disaster recovery solution is critical to healthcare. Business-IT collaboration and a sound investment in the correct IT service provider can enable a quick and effective response. 
Tactic
91
As the saying goes, children are not small adults. Children differ markedly from adults in terms of biology and physiology. In particular, how they handle drugs is quite different. Thus the approach of pharmacovigilance to SAEs and AEs in children...
LSH
100
While the pharmaceutical industry has been incorporating patient-centered practices within engagement and adherence programs for quite some time, the truth is that functional silos limit the ability for companies to fully adopt patient centricity at...
IoT
100
There are a number of practical use cases for pharma companies to monitor social media: evaluating industry trends, conducting competitor analysis, monitoring product feedback, or tracking product safety concerns.
Healthcare Challenges addressed by Blockchain
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Jan 18, 2018

Healthcare Challenges addressed by Blockchain

Siloni Batra Senior Executive, Application Modernization & Cloud Services, HCL Technologies

The healthcare industry is ahead when it comes to reaping benefits of the blockchain. The technology will help address several of the problems faced today. Several organizations have already begun the journey to adopt the blockchain in their...
CVS Health’s
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CVS Health’s recent acquisition of Aetna is a blockbuster deal. The two entities will join together to take on companies like Amazon, which is rapidly spreading its wings. CVS can now position itself as a one-stop platform for healthcare solutions....
LSH
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Security breaches and centralized data storage endanger the healthcare industry. Healthcare also faces the challenge of saturation in potential cost savings. Blockchain could be an answer to the industry's woes.

Critical Points when going from Data Conservative' to the Open Access World
Aditi Chakraborty - Senior Manager - Life Sciences & Healthcare | April 22, 2015
241 Views

Why open data and crowdsourcing approaches are critical in today’s world?


Data Science: A challenging yet indispensable paradigm in Pharma
Sangeetha Prabakaran | April 17, 2015
241 Views

Advent of Data sciences

Pharma companies’ tryst with handling electronic data traces back to 1970s since the time Pharma companies moved on to EDC and set up IBRD(Institute for Biological Research and Development) , Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) and the Protein Data Bank (PDB)to circumvent data clean-up problems arising due to manual clinical data forms. This was only a starting point for development of tools that could analyze data and effectively using statistical models for Toxicity prediction, 3D Molecular modeling and Clinical Data analysis.


Cold Chain Logistics
Krishna Kumar Ramamoorthy - Senior Manager | March 9, 2015
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Cold Chain

Cold chain transportation in the pharmaceutical, food and perishables industry is both a challenge and an opportunity for the logistics industry

The handling of such cargo requires an infrastructure with a controlled environment and real time monitoring of the key parameters such as the temperature, environmental conditions, hygiene, etc.