By Michele C. D’Alessandro, VP & CIO, Manufacturing IT, Merck & Co., Inc.
The manufacturing world is undergoing its fourth industrial revolution, known as Industry 4.0, spurred by the proliferation of digital capabilities (Internet of Things), and the...
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.
By Michael Murphy, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Worldwide Clinical Trials
In its genesis CRO and sponsor relationships were built around single points of contact, an overflow and capacity based business model with a “feast versus famine” business cycle and a transactional exchange of services.
By Keith Perry, CIO & SVP, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
It is an inspiring time to be working at the intersection of technology and health care. At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we understand that technology is fundamental to accomplishing our mission.
By Ajay Shah, Director, Research Informatics and Systems Division, City of Hope
Top ten highest grossing drugs in the US help between 25 to 40 percent people who take them. Precision Medicine (PM) approach promises better-informed, stratified and personalized patient care decisions and therapeutic discoveries.
By Kevin Dawson, VP, Information Services, LA BioMed Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
IT executives are expected to be business leaders responsible for the information services function from end-to-end and not just the custodians of the IT infrastructure.
By Kristin Darby, CIO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)
The rapid decrease in the cost of DNA sequencing that has occurred since 2008 has ignited innovation in the precision medicine area.
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.
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.
By Christopher Ferrara, Senior Director, Industry Solutions, Qlik
In this fast paced and cost-conscious industry, few Life Sciences companies have the appetite to spend millions of dollars or wait for months to access something that is all around us–data.
By Fatima Paruk, MD, MPH-CMO, 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.