Lessons for FDA Drug Tracking from the FAA

Subtitle: Are there lessons learned from the recent FAA announcement on tracking flights for the FDA DSCSA drug tracking shipments? Many of us travel for work, and invariably we are in airports. While reading this WSJ article Air-Traffic Control Is in the Midst of a Major Change I wanted to learn more about this change. Read More

Digital Transformation: Could we put a Man on the Moon – Today?

Lessons learned from this historical event, and our ability to succeed at Digital Transformation. Boy was it hot in this part of the country over this past weekend. If you live in the Eastern or Central part of the US we are experiencing high temperatures (95 deg F or 35 Celsius). This past Saturday marked Read More

Preview: How the Internet of Things (IoT) meets the needs of the US Drug Supply Chain

On Friday, June 22nd I will be presenting on this topic at the IoT Slam event in Research Triangle Park, NC. So this blog post covers the key points I will be discussing, and it’s based on the following abstract: The FDA is halfway through the implementation timeline for the Drug Supply Chain Security Act Read More

IoT for your Pharma Supply Chain

Pharma Supply Chain The goal of the industry’s supply chain is to ensure that quality medicines reach the hands of the patient. The industry is highly regulated, and with over 100,000 manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, dispensers, 3PL and various logistics company’s, so it is easy to see how things can get lost or the quality of Read More

Connecting ERP to IoT and ultimately Blockchain

    A post by Jim Sabogal from T-Systems, on how you can use your ERP to support the Internet of Things (IoT), and leverage Blockchain in future. Guest Post I covered this topic for our partner Roambee who provides Internet of Things (IoT) devices for asset management and shipment tracking. Blockchain is a widely Read More

Miracle of Healthcare

Advances in Medicine improves our Health So what is a miracle? There is a reason why people get involved in Healthcare industry in our country. Every day dedicated doctors and nurses spend countless hours in providing the best treatment possible. My focus has been in improving Healthcare processes through technology. This blog post is not Read More

Connected Healthcare for 2017

Connected Healthcare stems from my belief in ‘integrating’ Life Sciences and Healthcare. Earlier this year I had read Joseph Kvedar’s book entitled “The Internet of Healthy Things.” He is the vice president of Connected Health, and part of the Partners Healthcare system in Boston. The book provides examples of using technology to close the healthcare Read More

Celebrating Success and Connected Healthcare for the Holidays, 2016

Enjoying family and friends this Christmas as we look forward to 2017   Since March of this year I’ve changed roles from being a Supply Chain and ERP consultant to being a Healthcare leader. Focusing on a journey to Connected Healthcare. That is joining Life Sciences and Healthcare. Along the way I am so very Read More