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

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

Time to ‘Tune-up’ your Supply Chain

This month my focus is on Supply Chain in Life Sciences. As we head towards the end of the year budgets are being planned and IT projects are being prioritized for next year. Many companies are reviewing their current IT investments in light of mergers and acquisitions and projects that will add to the company’s Read More

Change is inevitable…

Last month I spoke about the ‘model’ for integrating clinical operations. In this blog post we’ll review the solution that was presented at the Oracle “OpenWorld” conference held earlier this month. There is also two links to collateral that you can use to help understand how the solution works at the end of this blog Read More

Integration for RandD

The purpose of this blog post is to summarize a model for ‘integrating’ clinical operations. I’ll summarize the goals for this model and describe the background and next steps around such an offering. Over the past few months I’ve been engaged with several clients in discussing how our IT Services Company could create such a Read More

The Need for Storytelling

What does ‘storytelling’ have to do with leveraging technology for improving Life Sciences processes? In today’s rapidly changing world of technology you owe it to yourself to learn about and practice the ‘art of storytelling.’ In this blog post I want to give you a summary of why it is a vital skill to learn Read More