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The road to digital success in pharma

August 2015—Pharmaceutical companies can play a central role in the digital revolution of healthcare. But capturing this opportunity requires identifying the right initiatives.more

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Novartis on digitizing medicine in an aging world

June 2015—CEO Joseph Jimenez explains where the company is placing its bets and how it’s seeking to bridge biology with technology.more

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How Discovery keeps innovating

May 2015—CEO Adrian Gore describes how the South African company has been shaking up its industry through business-model innovation and explains what helps to catalyze new ideas.more

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Applying lean IT to healthcare

December 2014—Lean IT can help providers in their quest to create a digital enterprise.more

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How the world could better fight obesity

November 2014—A new McKinsey Global Institute discussion paper analyzes 44 interventions that could form the basis of a comprehensive strategy to reduce obesity.

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Value creation in medical device M&A

September 2014—Successful large, transformative deals are rare in medical devices. With further consolidation ahead, future acquirers need to reconsider their approach in the context of a programmatic M&A strategy.more

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Healthcare’s digital future

July 2014—Insights from our international survey can help healthcare organizations plan their next moves in the journey toward full digitization.more

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How US healthcare companies can thrive amid disruption

June 2014—The healthcare industry is undergoing sweeping change. To emerge as winners, incumbents should learn from other industries that have faced similar upheaval.more

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Designing for social impact: The D-Rev story

June 2014—Many companies target the world’s emerging middle-class consumers. Fewer mirror nonprofit D-Rev, which aims to improve the health and lives of people living on less than $4 a day.more

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Strengthening health care’s supply chain: A five-step plan

September 2013—Dramatically changing the sector’s inefficient supply chain may eliminate the dangers posed by counterfeiting and medication errors.more

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Leading in the 21st century: An interview with HCA CEO Richard Bracken

November 2013—The chairman and chief executive officer of one of the world’s largest operators of health-care facilities discusses leadership in a time of significant industry change.more

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Claiming the $1 trillion prize in US health care

September 2013—By tying payments more aggressively to patient outcomes rather than to services rendered, the US health-care system could deliver substantial savings over the next decade.more

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