Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products


Digital therapeutics: Preparing for takeoff

– Understanding the obstacles to the adoption of digital therapeutics is key to understanding how they might be overcome.

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Biopharma Frontiers:
What the future holds for the industry

Industry leaders and key stakeholders offer perspectives to inspire discussion and constructive debate.

The pharma launchpad

Ideas for pharma and biotech looking to invest for launch success.

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Get more from your pharma commercial spend using advanced analytics

– Predictive analytics and data visualization offer pharma business leaders the opportunity to transform commercial-spend optimization... and lift returns by 10 to 25 percent.

A 360-degree approach to patient adherence

– When patients don’t follow treatment regimens, outcomes worsen and costs rise. An insights-driven approach can help.

Why innovative products aren’t enough for a successful pharma launch

– In a tough launch environment, four executives share insights on how to set your company apart—with a laser focus on patients,... an agile approach, and an engaged organization.

Building trust-based relationships in pharma

– Belén Garijo, member of the executive board of Merck and CEO of Merck Healthcare, touches on the industry’s outlook... and how her company is positioning itself for the future.

Leadership and strategic innovation in pharma

– The CEO of Shire explains how he’s repositioning the company and gearing up for more change.

Using data and technology to improve healthcare ecosystems

– A Verily Life Sciences executive explains how the company targets better patient outcomes by harnessing analytics, machine learning,... and other digital tools.

European healthcare—a golden opportunity for private equity

– A review of investment opportunities in Europe

What talent management can do to shape next-generation pharma leaders

– A Sanofi executive discusses his company’s leadership-development programs and approach to building employee capabilities amid... rapid change.

What’s next for pharma in emerging markets?

– Succeeding in emerging markets has been a challenging undertaking for multinational pharma companies, but those that adapt their... end-to-end model for emerging markets could well thrive.

Winning in Nigeria: Pharma’s next frontier

– Amid the country’s downturn, should companies still be looking here for growth? Yes—and we can learn five lessons from players... getting it right today.

Implementing a two-invoice system in China’s MedTech market

– The country is rolling out a new approach to pharmaceutical distribution. What can medical-device companies expect, and how should... they prepare?

Four keys to successful digital transformations in healthcare

– By taking a comprehensive approach to digitization, healthcare companies can deliver products and services more quickly, boost... innovation in the industry, and hold down costs.

Healthcare giant shares prescription for digital reinvention

– Stuart McGuigan, the CIO of Johnson & Johnson, describes how the life-sciences company has remade itself into a health-technology... innovator.

The next horizon of innovation for pharma

– An executive partner at Flagship Pioneering discusses what’s next for the industry, disruptive technologies, and patient care.

How to succeed as a chief digital officer in pharma

– The life-sciences industry is embracing digital to unlock innovation. We spoke to ten digital leaders at global pharmaceutical... companies to understand how they focus their efforts.

Capturing the value of good quality in medical devices

– Improving quality can bring costs down significantly. New analysis and industry examples suggest a way forward for device makers.

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