Salil Kallianpur, Pharmaceutical Marketing Professional, India James Gillespie, President, Center for Healthcare Innovation Last weekend, I [Salil] visited my parents who live in Hyderabad, a city in South India. During the trip, I initiated a conversation with an old lady in the neighborhood named Ghuraan Bi by simply asking how she was doing. A slight […]Read More Open Source Model in Healthcare Can Create Shared Value
There was a man named Vasculo D’mage who lived life like there was no tomorrow. So much the better, since Vasculo did not have too many tomorrows. His king-sized lifestyle caused Vasculo to develop high blood pressure. After bouts of dizziness and headaches, Vasculo was hauled off by his wife, to a doctor who pronounced […]Read More PHARMA FUTURE: Is Pharma Geared Up for the Future?
Health and wellbeing are not only of the highest importance to both the individual and to societies, they are also a fundamental human right. For as far as we can think, healthcare is a public good and therefore more a domain of the public sector than the private one. Governments and international institutions like the […]Read More Broadening Healthcare Delivery through Social Entrepreneurship
The pharmaceutical industry is traditionally one of the most innovative of them all, developing better and more effective products – medicines, that alleviate disease, pain and suffering. Recently, though, the industry seems to have lost its traditionally innovative streak. Yet, instead of getting despondent, I would like to think that strategic planning in such an […]Read More Exciting Times for the Pharmaceuticals Sector