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Cold Chain
3,882

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...
Healthy
262

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. 
However,...
Virtual Assistant
714
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...
Emerging Startups
385
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...
All Script
682

Jun 11, 2018

Allscripts' acquisition of HealthGrid

Himanshukumar Singh Global Engagement Manager

The blog examines the following aspects of Allscripts’ acquisition of HealthGrid: What does this deal mean to Allscripts and how it is going to foster Allscripts’ market position in healthcare industry? How this deal would impact Allscripts’...
Tech Giants
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Healthcare spending is projected to rise by 5.3 percent in 2018. The healthcare spending, according to the CMS, was $3.5 B in 2017. Moreover, CMS projections indicate that the average yearly increase in spending will be around 5.5% and that the...
5G
1,718
Telecom is going through a digital revolution in terms of technology, business models, ecosystem, services , and 5G is set to revolutionize industries. 5G presents a huge opportunity for the digitalization of economies and modernization of all...
LSH
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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...
IoT
1,172

May 07, 2018

How to make your IoT vision a Reality

Sukamal Banerjee Corporate Vice President, Industry Software Division and 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...
Blockchain in Supply Chain
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Supply chain is among the two industry sectors (financial services being the other one) which the blockchain is likely to transform in the near future. This blogs emphasizes on one of the prominent use case of Blockchain Technology i.e. Supply Chain...
HCL IoT
410
This blog talks about next-gen technology adoption in Manufacturing explaining the key factory vitals aligned to Industry 4.0. Moving from OEE to measure the factory productivity to Factory Wellness i.e. factory vitals.This blog talks about next-gen...
Patient Centricity in Clinical Trials
321

Nov 23, 2017

Patient Centricity in Clinical Trials

Mehul Patel DGM Life Sciences Business Consulting

Today, patient engagement has become a critical focal point within the healthcare and pharmaceuticals industry. As technology innovations take center stage, patient-centric clinical trials will be the obvious way forward. 
Emerging Startups
385
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...
Care and Challenges
186

Aug 13, 2020

Technology Enabled Patient Care and Challenges

Rajneesh Panwar Global Engagement Manager, Digital & Analytics

Technology is becoming more pervasive and is driving the healthcare space more than any other force. It is expected to develop dramatically in the future as continuous technological innovation keeps transforming healthcare. Technology-enabled...
LSH
415
Recently I had an interesting question posed to me. Someone asked me to help explain to management at his company what happens when the drug safety (DS)/pharmacovigilance (PV) group does not do a good job! Management wanted to know why they needed...
Digital Transformation
397

Aug 13, 2020

Digital Transformation in Life Sciences

Sai Hari Shubhash Varigonda Management Trainee, Digital & Analytics

The life sciences and healthcare (LSH) industry is at the frontline of battling the COVID-19 outbreak, unlike any other industry. Due to the novelty of the contagion and the lack of a vaccine yet, healthcare professionals (HCP) face the highest risk...
IoT
503

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
New Age of Distribution Grids with IoT
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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,...
Satwik Addepalli

Role of Virtual assistants in patient support
Satwik Addepalli - Senior Management Trainee, Life Sciences- Business Solutions Group | June 27, 2018
714 Views

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 their calendars for reminders on appointments, medication refills, checkup dates, etc. VAs can also help procure drugs through online pharmacies based on the patients’ prescriptions. V
As uses are not just limited to responsive data but also help in proactively tracking of symptoms and medications, and subsequently assisting in condition-based maintenance. These interactions will provide patients with the most personalized and accurate information and help adhere to better treatment, eventually providing a long-term benefit. These interactions also enhance the patients’ experience as they give an essence of individual attention and not just standardized care.


Manmanth Kumar

Emerging Startups showcase potential Use Cases of Blockchain in Healthcare
Manmanth Kumar - Deputy Manager - Healthcare Presales and Solutions Group | June 21, 2018
385 Views

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 on reimbursement. There are also blockchain start-ups that provide solutions that cut across verticals like Guardtime for security and Chronicled for supply chain management (SCM) and IoT. Apart from the traditional solutions mentioned above, companies like Curisium not only provide blockchain-based alternatives to existing solutions, but also provide innovative solutions like patient-level, value-based reimbursement and smart contracts (SCs).
Cutting-edge blockchain-based solutions like patient level contracts, SCs, EHR and Big Data platforms are innovative and transformative solutions that can revolutionize healthcare IT.


Himanshukumar Singh

Allscripts' acquisition of HealthGrid
Himanshukumar Singh - Global Engagement Manager – Healthcare Sales Support | June 11, 2018
682 Views

The blog examines the following aspects of Allscripts’ acquisition of HealthGrid:

  • What does this deal mean to Allscripts and how it is going to foster Allscripts’ market position in healthcare industry?
  • How this deal would impact Allscripts’ business and current offerings?
  • Impact of the deal on healthcare industry and its cascading effect on customers