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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Value Innovation in the Radiology Practice

Value Innovation in the Radiology Practice

By Shannon Werb, CIO, Virtual Radiologic

Deep learning is one technology that will assist clinicians in what we like to think of as “assisted diagnostics.

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The Magic Formula for Biotech IT

The Magic Formula for Biotech IT

By Jeffrey Keisling, CIO and SVP, Pfizer

Genomics data and the broad implementation of electronic medical records, there are more opportunities than ever to leverage technology to better serve the needs of patients.

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Identifying and Addressing the Evolving Needs of Patients

Identifying and Addressing the Evolving Needs of Patients

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.

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Cloud Computing in Pharma Industry

Cloud Computing in Pharma Industry

By Joe Touey, SVP, GSK North America Pharmaceuticals IT

Many Pharma and life sciences companies consume cloud computing in the form of software-as-a-service. GSK deploys all email and collaboration technology— in the Microsoft cloud. Hence we operate in several countries with hundred thousand employees.

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Promoting New Functionality for an Effective Patient Experience

Promoting New Functionality for an Effective Patient Experience

By Linda Shanley, VP & CIO, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

I believe the patient portal has changed the patient experience. Imagine getting all your laboratory, radiology, ancillary results and clinical summary on your smart phone.

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Making Healthcare Better Through Mobile Innovation

Making Healthcare Better Through Mobile Innovation

By Bijoy Sagar, Global CIO, Stryker

The medical technology industry, like many others in the healthcare sector, recognizes the importance of innovative data-based solutions in delivering a superior patient and customer experience.

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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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Analyzing the Cloud Architecture

Analyzing the Cloud Architecture

By John Reynders, VP, R&D Bioinformatics, Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Over the next few pages, I would like to cover perhaps two of the buzziest buzzwords in the entire IT lexicon: cloud and a big data.

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Real-Time Actionable Intelligence with a Solid Analytics Platform

Real-Time Actionable Intelligence with a Solid Analytics Platform

By Rajeev Nair, VP & CIO, Jubilant Pharma

Homogenizing and integrating the various key processes for each newly acquired entity, without compromising on the differentiation that each of them needs to strengthen their competitive advantage is a key element of the growth strategy.

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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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Building a Quality-Focused IT Foundation for a Biopharmaceutical Enterprise

Building a Quality-Focused IT Foundation for a Biopharmaceutical Enterprise

By Andy Newsom, SVP, CIO, CSL Behring

The biopharmaceutical industry continues to increase its reliance on IT systems to drive business efficiencies and growth. The key to success is to build a quality focused IT foundation to ensure compliance and effectively support the business.

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