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Pharma Research Value Chain

Sep 26, 2016

Recalibrating the Pharma R&D Process through Precompetitive Collaboration

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

With most pharmaceutical companies’ R&D department struggling at the time, the need of the hour is for pharma companies to enhance technologies driving their research value chain.
Digitql Age Biomakers

Jun 08, 2016

Digital Age Biomarkers: Applicability across Therapeutic Areas

Aditi Chakraborty Senior Manager - Life Sciences & Healthcare

This blog focuses on the enhanced applicability of Digital Biomarkers (real time, continuous, data-driven signals) in some of the top therapeutic areas/conditions. Patient-facing devices have been the progenitors of digital biomarkers.
Big Data Transforming
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

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
A Journey towards Clinical Interoperability

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

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
The key to winning customers is providing greater transparency in cost of care, billing, personalized actionable information, information on preventive care
In the last two decades, the world has witnessed a huge amount of technological advancements emerge.
Darkest Nights
As 2019 came to a close, I was enjoying the New Year festivities with my friends and family in the brisk California winter. Halfway around the world, in the wet markets of Wuhan City, Hubei province, China, a new and insidious virus was taking roots...
Life Sciences Supply Chain

Jul 09, 2020

Mitigating Crisis for Life Sciences Supply Chain in Challenging times

Kaustav Sen Associate Manager, Digital & Analytics

Supply chains in the life sciences and healthcare industry will have an undoubted impact after the COVID-19 crisis. A significant restructuring of supply chains is imminent. Different stages of supply chains, from manufacturing and clinical...
Can ubiquitous access to healthcare data help reduce the surging healthcare cost in the US?
Over the last three centuries, the longevity of human life has made some significant strides. The average life of a human in the 1600s was about 40 years. Compared to this, today’s life expectancy stands at a staggering 75+ years. The advent of...
Emerging Startups
In the recent past, a number of healthcare blockchain start-ups have emerged. These start-ups have found themselves a place in  the healthcare space; for instance, PokitDok and Patientory which focus  on the EMR space and Gem which focuses...
Rising Tide
The next-generation patient engagement portal (PEP) will track patient journeys from end to end. Automated health chatbots will become an integral functionality of PEPs. Healthcare organizations will be able to use artificial intelligence (AI) to...
Persona-based Value Chains
The more things change, the more they remain the same. You could arguably apply this theory to the life sciences industry, whose core problems have remained pretty much the same over the last decade.
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...
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...
Leveraging Digital Technologies

Jun 22, 2020

Leveraging Digital Technologies to Tackle Global Pandemics

Divya Jagannathan Senior Manager, Digital & Analytics

The pandemic has highlighted just how far we have come digitally. After transforming how we interact with each other, health technology is showing great potential in quickly transitioning offline activities to online ones. It has improved the...

Consumerization of Healthcare – Beginning of a new Era!!!
Ganesh Srinivasan - Group Manager | April 22, 2015

In the last two decades, the world has witnessed a huge amount of technological advancements emerge. The Omnipresent nature of Mobile devices, emergence of Internet of Things , Machine to Machine (M2M) technologies are drastically changing the way the consumers are empowered in consuming the services in wide array of industries including Banking, Insurance, Automotive and others.

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

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

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.