‘Amazonization’ of Healthcare

Whether Amazon succeeds in the healthcare market, or not, remains to be seen, but the reason I believe healthcare is about to get ‘Amazonized’ is because of what Chris Holt, Amazon’s leader of Global Healthcare said recently.  “When we think about the healthcare space, our overall philosophy of obsessing around the customer has served us […]

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Is Pharma doing a Rip Van Winkle?

An environment of relentless challenge and change is the norm for pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. Despite critical need and high demand for its products, the industry remains under pressure from physicians, patients and regulators to deliver more effective treatments at lower cost. It is well known that the current business model, based on development and […]

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Open Source Drug Development Manifesto?

James Gillespie, President, Center for Healthcare Innovation Salil Kallianpur, Pharmaceutical Marketing Professional, India The pharmaceutical industry of the future will require, at least in part, a robust, globally accessible informatics infrastructure available to industry, academic, regulators, and NGOs.  In some cases, accessibility may even be extended to patients.  The system will need to be flexible […]

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