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Managing Risk and Minimizing the Complexity of Your Global Single-use Supply Chain

Managing Risk and Minimizing the Complexity of Your Global Single-use Supply Chain

By Timothy Korwan, Director of Integrated Solutions, Avantor

Evidence of a business continuity plan should also be in place.

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The Imperative Need for BI and CDS Tech in Healthace

The Imperative Need for BI and CDS Tech in Healthace

By Denise Juliano, Group Vice President of Life Sciences, Premier Inc.

CDS solutions that enable prompt, meaningful and actionable decisions are the next innovation that CIOs and life sciences companies should be paying attention to.

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Post-Genomic Era Drug Development Project Management Requires Knowledge Management

Post-Genomic Era Drug Development Project Management Requires Knowledge Management

By Eric Walter Theodore Chojnicki, Director CMC Project Management, Allergan

The successful development of a drug in the post-genomic era of drug development requires infrastructure and good project management practices for the management of the knowledge necessary to facilitate strategic decisions.

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Health Care as it could Be in 2030

Health Care as it could Be in 2030

By Alan V. Abramson, Ph.D. SVP of Information Services & Technology and CIO, HealthPartners

Health must be more than maintenance, more than repair, and more than a reason to upgrade to a newer model.

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Quality and Safety Boards: A Lesson in Proactive Pediatric Health

Quality and Safety Boards: A Lesson in Proactive Pediatric Health

By Brian Jacobs, MD, VP, CMIO & CIO, Children’s National Health System

The notion that we as healthcare providers should anticipate the needs of patients and act on the latest data might seem self-evident.

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The Cloud and Connectivity Driving Toward the Future

The Cloud and Connectivity Driving Toward the Future

By Yair Briman, SVP & GM, Healthcare IT, Philips Healthcare

The cloud is powering new possibilities and expanding capabilities across healthcare, pharma and the life sciences.

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Transitioning from Volume-Based to Value-Based Healthcare

Transitioning from Volume-Based to Value-Based Healthcare

By Susan Hawkins, SVP, Population Health, Henry Ford Health System

In today’s national landscape, healthcare organizations are being pressured by consumers and purchasers to compete on value: high quality health outcomes, excellent experiences, and lower costs.

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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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Bio - Pharmaceutical Solutions for Improving Quality and Extension of Life

Bio - Pharmaceutical Solutions for Improving Quality and Extension of Life

By David Kwasha, APAC Region Head VP & Managing Director, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc

Now with the advent of genetic therapy, cure based innovations will accelerate and create the most significant breakthrough chapter of human health history in my view.

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SOTU: The Internet of (Medical) Things in Health Care

SOTU: The Internet of (Medical) Things in Health Care

By John Gresham, VP & GM, DeviceWorks and Interoperability, Cerner

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of internet-connected physical objects or things embedded with electronics, software and sensors that are connected.

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Sterilization Packaging Systems: An Important Guideline for Health Care Facilities

Sterilization Packaging Systems: An Important Guideline for Health Care Facilities

By Chuck Hughes, Medical Device Reprocessing Consultant, HIGHPOWER Validation Testing & Lab Services

The purpose of sterilization packaging systems (i.e. wraps, peel pouches and rigid containers) in health care facilities is to maintain sterility until point of use.

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Pro-Active EHR Optimization is a Necessity

Pro-Active EHR Optimization is a Necessity

By Toni Jarrett, Executive Director, Advisory Services, Optimum Healthcare IT

Everyone knows that routine maintenance is required to keep a home, car or even a person in good shape and performing well.

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Reducing And Recovering Your IT Spend

Reducing And Recovering Your IT Spend

By Jake Dorst, Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Tahoe Forest Hospital District

The much-discussed transformation of the hospital CIO from the technically focused, to a role that now encompasses those functions as well as vendor and project management.

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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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Accelerating Drug Development With Cloud-Based Computing

Accelerating Drug Development With Cloud-Based Computing

By Cynthia A. Challener, Ph.D, Scientific Content Director, That’s Nice LLC

Today’s pharma industry IT systems must deliver cost-effective solutions for managing vast quantities of disparate data while maintaining quality, regulatory compliance and flexibility.

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