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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Paving the Way with New Technology

Paving the Way with New Technology

By Dan Sheehan, SVP & CIO, DentaQuest

Initiating change management: With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) now law, the major challenge for the health care industry is not technology.

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Advanced Therapies for Patients Suffering from PAH

Advanced Therapies for Patients Suffering from PAH

By Shola Oyewole, CIO, United Therapeutics Corporation

I am an information systems professional of 30 years, having worked in several industries including technology, education, non-profit, government, news media, and consulting.

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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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Insights from Platform

Insights from Platform "Veterans"

By Anne Spoldi, Executive Director, IT Strategy Execution, Merck And Randie Schlamowitz, Executive Director, Global Operations Management, Merck

We believed platforms, if we could execute them successfully, would help to deliver many benefits to the business.

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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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