Join Japan’s most comprehensive Pharma event (19-21 April, Tokyo)

Japan’s pharma market awaits you CPhI Japan is Japan’s most comprehensive pharma event, which brings together more than 19,000 pharma industry professionals from 100+ countries. A wide range of exhibitors from all pharma areas active in Japan as well as free to attend seminars presented by governmental bodies and other important institutions is what you

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Why The Best Hospitals Are Managed by Doctors

BY James K. Stoller, Amanda Goodall, Agnes Baker – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT Healthcare has become extraordinarily complex — the balance of quality against cost, and of technology against humanity, are placing ever-increasing demands on clinicians.  These challenges require extraordinary leaders. Doctors were once viewed as ill-prepared for leadership roles because their selection and training led

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Top 10 U.S. patent losses of 2017

BY Eric Sagonowsky – FIERCEPHARMA Associate Editor Among the many meds that’ll lose patent protection in the U.S. this year are 10 drugs that each contribute in a big way for top drugmakers. Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Takeda, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead are each set to hit the patent cliff this year with some of their

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These countries are facing the greatest skills shortages

 “Japan is facing the greatest skills shortage in the world. According to a recent OECD report, 81 percent of firms in Japan (with 10 or more employees) encounter difficulty finding qualified employees.” – Per Knudsen BY Rachel Hallett – WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM The future of work is a key discussion point at the World Economic

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Think Strategically About Your Career Development.

BY Dorie Clark – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT In a world where the average employee sends and receives 122 emails per day and attends an average of 62 meetings per month, your boss or HR leadership simply doesn’t have the time or bandwidth to properly think through how best to deploy your talents moving forward. Instead,

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How Big Data, AI and Machine Learning Are Transforming Healthcare.

BY Bernard Marr While robots and computers will probably never completely replace doctors and nurses, machine learning/deep learning and AI are transforming the healthcare industry, improving outcomes, and changing the way doctors think about providing care. Machine learning is improving diagnostics, predicting outcomes, and just beginning to scratch the surface of personalized care. Imagine walking

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At the Heart of Digital Transformation in Healthcare

BY Tom Kendra – Member Board of Directors at Persistent Systems Earlier this month was the 49th anniversary of the first successful heart transplant, performed in Cape Town, South Africa. I was thinking about that when returning from my annual cardiologist checkup and I came across an interesting article in a Northwestern Alumni magazine about

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