How to Nurture a Biotech? Sometimes, Like a Teenager

How to Nurture a Biotech? Sometimes, Like a Teenager

By Nicholas Ventresca, SVP & CIO, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

We are at a point in time where the old perceptions of what a biotech company is and is not are beginning to exceed the rules.

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The Advent of Data Science

The Advent of Data Science

By Larry Pickett, CIO, Purdue Pharma L.P

In the pharmaceutical industry, research into discovery of novel compounds to fill unmet medical needs has long been the driver of growth.

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The Potential of Cloud in Biomedical Research

The Potential of Cloud in Biomedical Research

By Alastair Thomson, CIO, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Being Chief Information Officer (CIO) of any organization is a challenge, but being the CIO of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) layers on some unique factors.

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Integrating a Seamless Product Experience

Integrating a Seamless Product Experience

By Silji Abraham, VP & CIO, MilliporeSigma

In our business, technology plays a significant role of connecting our customers (millions of them) to us and offering a seamless experience from discovery to delivery of necessary products for their experiments.

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The Changing Role of CIO in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

The Changing Role of CIO in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

By Andy Newsom, CIO, CSL Behring

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change,” Charles Darwin observed in explaining his theory of evolution.

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DNA Infusion-Providing an Identity and Voice to Pharmaceuticals

DNA Infusion-Providing an Identity and Voice to Pharmaceuticals

By Judy Murrah, CIO, Applied DNA Sciences Inc

The Internet of Things is focused on smart things. “Unintelligent” things such as pharmaceuticals need a voice to ensure that they are real, safe, and traceable.

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Re-tool Wisely!

Re-tool Wisely!

By Gregory R. Wolf, CIO, UMass Medical School

For hundreds of years, medical schools have educated doctors, nurses, biomedical researchers and health professionals in time honored traditions.

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Rules, Regulations, Reflection and Recommitment

Rules, Regulations, Reflection and Recommitment

By Loretta Mann, CIO, Beverly Hospital

The past few years have been a whirlwind of new rules and regulations, placing endless demands on Hospital based Information Technology Departments.

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Innovating Technology -Based Metadata Solutions for Improved Data Analysis

Innovating Technology -Based Metadata Solutions for Improved Data Analysis

By Douglas Barta, CIO, PAREXEL International

Technology plays a critical role in helping the biopharmaceutical industry navigate the complex drug development journey. There are a number of technologies available to help simplify the process, many of which can make drug development faster, more precise, trackable, and productive.

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Breaking the Traditional IT Model in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Breaking the Traditional IT Model in the Pharmaceutical Industry

By Michael Smith, CIO & Head of Global Business Services, Mylan Bertek Pharmaceuticals

Businesses today face many obstacles that are increasingly challenging, complex and immense in scale. IT must redefine its role in business and move beyond simply being a support to organization, or we will not survive.

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Covering All Aspects of Analytics

Covering All Aspects of Analytics

By Paul Kallukaran, Executive Director, Global Commercial Business Analytics

When Merck IT decided to focus on analytics, the intent was clear – empower the company to identify insights and make data-driven decisions that have the potential to solve important problems and drive shareholder value.

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Clinical Transformation Trek: The Journey

Clinical Transformation Trek: The Journey

By Roni H. Amiel, Founder & CTO, Pinscriptive

The pace of change for healthcare providers is overwhelming at best. In today’s world of collaborative medicine and mobility, access to actionable, integrated clinical information and applications, regardless of location or device

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A Detailed Report of the Compliance Arena

A Detailed Report of the Compliance Arena

By Phil Curran, CISO & CPO, Cooper University Hospital

The compliance environment continues to get more complicated and more difficult to understand. As we move forward, we must be flexible in our response to this ever-changing environment.

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The Power to Predict: Developing Your Analytics Strategy

By Fatima Paruk, MD, MPH – Chief Medical Officer, Allscripts Analytics

It’s an understatement to say that analytics is essential in today’s healthcare environment. Virtually every healthcare organization is undertaking some level of analytics to help respond to the demands facing today’s healthcare industry.

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Machine Learning- A New Paradigm Shift

Machine Learning- A New Paradigm Shift

By Kent Sorensen, CEO, DITA Exchange

Machine learning is finally making its way into mainstream conversations. On the surface, it sounds like the development of the artificial intelligence that we have been warned of in science fiction movies.

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