Getting Serious about High U.S. Drug Prices

The U.S. pharma industry is under attack by executive order, with the latest salvo designed to ensure the Medicare Part B program pays the same price for drugs as similarly developed nations pay. That order joins others issued this summer, all aimed at high U.S. drug prices. These orders – all variants of previous orders and […]

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Augmented and Virtual Reality Will Fill in the Gaps Enforced by Social Distancing

The global pandemic has limited human touch and restricted traditional in-person visits. In the workplace, this has spurred increased reliance on not just remote work but also a wide range of contactless ways of doing business. During the crisis and beyond, many global companies will turn to augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) technologies to replace […]

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Health Insurers Need BPaaS to Weather Post-Pandemic Conditions (Part 1)

If you believe the headlines, health insurers are enjoying surging profits that have exceeded forecasted levels, even as other healthcare sectors struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of these overly rosy assessments overlook short-term factors such as how rising unemployment numbers could reduce revenues from plan premiums. Even more important, these reports don’t reflect the […]

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How Life Sciences Can Treat AI Regulatory Compliance

Artificial intelligence, particularly machine learning, encompasses a multifaceted set of technologies with many applications in the life sciences sector, such as cure research, diagnosis, and treatment, mitigation and prevention. Despite the vast potential of AI, the AI regulatory field is in full bloom in some places and merely bare branches elsewhere – depending on public […]

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Using SaaS Applications Is Easy. Fitting them Into the Enterprise Is Harder

In an already crowded software-as-a-service (SaaS) marketplace, new entrants are continuously emerging, driven by the need for innovation, deep specialization and affordability. But if enterprise IT doesn’t stay aware of the advancements and evolve with them, businesses will miss out on the benefits promised by the cloud. It’s essential for enterprise IT to not only […]

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National Brands Are Driving Healthcare into New Settings for Care Delivery

Search “healthcare changed forever by COVID-19” online. Millions of results pop up, from a “forever changed” supply chain to a “forever changed” industry landscape due to mergers and acquisitions to “forever changed” care delivery via telehealth. Instead of giving COVID-19 premature credit for all these changes, though, we’d rather call it a catalyst that could […]

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Five Considerations for Creating a Contactless Workplace

With the advent of COVID-19, organizations are adopting new measures to support their expanding remote workforce. Work from home, which hasn’t traditionally been embraced by most employers, has boosted employee productivity as high as 47% in one study. This introduces a new challenge to the workplace: providing seamless IT support to remote employees with zero […]

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