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

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

Big Data in Healthcare and Life Sciences

The focus of this blog post is to begin to position analytics as the key capability and business improvement for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry. I will look to provide other blog posts on database types as a prelude to the pending wave around the Internet of Things (#IoT).

Can Technology solve the Big Data / Analytics skills gap?

Recent articles and tweets emphasize that Big Data, or Analytics, would improve the bottom line for a company as long as they are prepared to take advantage of this benefit. Some Life Sciences (those that offer pharmaceuticals and medical devices products) and Healthcare companies have a need for new tools if they are going to Read More

This year’s focus

January was an interesting month. Too many work projects that took time away from writing. Last month, WordPress provided a nice summary of last year’s topics. A look back at 2012 revealed that you were most interested in the healthcare value chain and supply chain. Looking ahead for this year I would like to focus Read More

Did you remember your Device today?

In December of 2011 I started using the Fitbit Ultra, a wearable wireless device, to help me watch my daily fitness (or lack of exercise). I do not claim to be an athlete, my personal goals are to live a more active and healthy life. So this month’s blog post is all around the use Read More