Shifting from a focus on data to outcomes through cloud-based digital health platforms

by Mutaz Shegewi, Research Director, Provider IT Transformation Strategies, IDC Health Insights Healthcare is in the dawn of a new digital era where new challenges give rise to new opportunities. Patients are changing, business models are emerging and technologies must answer to the call. The call is to empower healthcare stakeholders to engage more effectively […]

How digitization makes it easier to leverage real-world evidence across the life sciences value chain

by Gireesh Gaonkar The life sciences value chain — from R&D to manufacturing to marketing and sales — has long battled with addressing the challenges presented by silos, a complex network of global partners and affiliates, and as a result, inconsistent and disconnected ways to manage the large pool of data generated. But with the […]

Using waivers to tackle the opioid crisis: Opportunities and challenges

By George T. Mathew, M.D. The ongoing news about the opioid crisis has led to both the federal and state governments seeking ways to break what has become a national epidemic. Despite various programs to tackle the issue, deaths from opioids continue to rise, with more than 33,000 deaths in 2016, according to the National […]