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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.

Dec 12, 2018

IoT and Beyond: The IoT NXT Summit 2018

Manali De Bhaumik Team leader, ISG Research

IoT and Beyond: The IoT NXT Summit 2018
Adoption Mindset
As life sciences organizations look forward to doing cutting-edge research, discover new drugs faster, or stay ahead in the race of latest equipment, technology has emerged as the single biggest enabler in tweaking their value chains to meet their...

Jul 23, 2018

Healthcare Transition

Shrikanth Shetty Executive Vice President

A significant section of the American population suffers from high blood pressure. Most of the adults suffering from the disease continue to receive “passive care.” What they desire from healthcare today is patient-centricity. Coping with a chronic...
Prescription medicine prices are rising alarmingly, adding to the steep climb in healthcare costs worldwide. What is causing this increase? What impact does it have on pharma companies, medicine distributors, patients, hospitals and caregivers,...
Voice Interaction
As value-based healthcare gradually replaces the traditional fee-for-service model, enhanced patient health outcomes will inevitably help HCPs. A study from 2016 unearthed that physicians spend nearly 50% of their time in office on paperwork....
AI-powered cybersecurity systems will not be replacing humans, but empowering them in order to survive the sophisticated and increasingly intelligent attacks. In order to get the most out of AI in cybersecurity, the pharma industry needs to...
Cold Chain

Jun 28, 2018

Cold Chain Logistics in Pharma

Harjotsingh Chance Senior Executive, Life Sciences- Business Solutions Group

The main ingredients for maintaining a cold chain are effective digital communication and data collection. The complete integration of the entire supply chain processes, linking them to the data supporting regulatory needs and quality considerations...

Jun 27, 2018

How Healthy are you?

Partha Marella Executive Vice President

People perceive their health condition to be good or normal, unless there is an episode of care or they have a chronic ailment. In a literal and in perceived sense, a normal person is one who is physically and mentally healthy. 
Data hack, theft, or infringement are major issues which cannot be ignored when it comes to drug development. Trained professionals or hackers determine and manipulate vulnerabilities in a computer system and/or network to gain unauthorized access...
Enhancing the Patient Experience
The importance of design in the lives of customers will only increase with time even across the healthcare and life sciences landscape. This is a priority because patients now demand personalized services. We outline a six-step roadmap to introduce...
Distribution Grids
Changes in how electricity is generated are leading to a transformation in how utilities will manage distribution grids in the future. With the rise of commercial and residential roof top solar and wind generation, as well as battery storage,...
IoT Works

Feb 26, 2018

Future of IoT Solutions

Nitin Kumar Gupta Deputy General Manager

This blog discusses the solution led approach for IoT led business transformation
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.
Virtual Assistant
Virtual assistants provide personalized aid by answering day-to-day queries about specific conditions and medications, providing instructions, and making recommendations based on customers’ data. The consumers are also well connected by integrating...
Healthcare, as an industry, has always been relatively resistant to disruptive changes, bogged down as it is by regulatory barriers and its own limited comfort with the latest innovations in technology. This has rendered healthcare a laggard in...

May 07, 2018

How to make your IoT vision a Reality

Sukamal Banerjee Corporate Vice President - ERS Sales (Hi Tech & Comm), Head - IoT WoRKS

The blog shares a  perspective of what IoT leaders can do to make their initiatives successful. The article builds on the 2017 HCL and Massachusetts Institute of Technology survey, which found that more than 50 percent of companies felt they...

Jul 03, 2019

The role of AR in Shaping the Future of Life Sciences

Anil Tickoo Associate Vice President, Life Sciences and Healthcare

Life sciences industry is looking for compelling use cases where AR can transform patient/customer engagement, make treatment delivery easier for healthcare professionals, and aid advanced research in pharmaceuticals. With its ability to accurately...

Explaining Drug Safety & PV to Senior Management… and Your Mom!
C3i Solutions | December 20, 2018

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 you pop in your mouth can do.

Drug Safety and AEs in Children
C3i Solutions | December 19, 2018

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 needs to be somewhat different from that in adults.

Adopting Patient Centricity at Scale: Creating Synergy for Program Success
C3i Solutions | December 19, 2018

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 scale. Let’s explore some of the areas hindering companies from becoming fully patient-centered, and how to overcome these challenges.