Disruptive Trends in Manufacturing IT

Disruptive Trends in Manufacturing IT

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...

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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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From Transactional to Translational: Bridging the Bench to Bedside Gap

From Transactional to Translational: Bridging the Bench to Bedside Gap

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.

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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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Technology is At the Heart of Everything

Technology is At the Heart of Everything

By Chris Johns, CIO, PNC Asset Management Group and PNC Investments

The advancements in data–analytics, machine learning–are transforming our ability to understand our clients’ needs and respond in a timely manner.

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Novel Informatics Approaches to Clinical Trials Cohort Identification for Precision Medicine

Novel Informatics Approaches to Clinical Trials Cohort Identification for Precision Medicine

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.

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Enterprise Solution Design Principles

Enterprise Solution Design Principles

By Leo Barella, VP, Enterprise Architecture, Astrazeneca

Architectural or engineering principles are the cornerstone of the Enterprise Architecture.

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The Changing Face of IT Leadership

The Changing Face of IT Leadership

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.

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How Technology Advancements are Disrupting the Pharmaceutical Industry?

How Technology Advancements are Disrupting the Pharmaceutical Industry?

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.

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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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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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No Drug Can Save the Ailing Data Warehouse, but There is a Prescription for Life after Its Death

No Drug Can Save the Ailing Data Warehouse, but There is a Prescription for Life after Its Death

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.

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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-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.

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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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