Sifting Through the Sourcing Options

Oct 27, 2015

Outsourcing is now a widely accepted practice in the life sciences industry. However, choosing precisely which activities to entrust to an external supplier remains challenging. The standard methodologies are two-dimensional; therefore, they fail to address some key considerations. Here we present a new methodology that refines previous approaches and provides a rigorous framework for making such decisions. Dr Subrata K Bose of Kinpase deals with outsourcing in the life sciences industry. ...

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Entering the Homestretch for ICD-10 Transition

Oct 27, 2015

ICD-10 is the largest mandate in US healthcare history. It will require diligent, comprehensive actions to be fully prepared for the transition. Practices have until October 1 to successfully upload, test and implement ICD-10 codes, which will replace the ICD-9 code set. Whether healthcare firms are ready or not, the US government’s upcoming deadline stands firm. Hospitals and physician practices have been discussing ICD-10 for many years. Jeffrey Goldstein of Allscripts shares his thoughts on ICD-10 transition. ...

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Thinking Digital: Managing Compliance in the Connected Landscape

Oct 27, 2015

Today, traditional analogue promotional tactics are increasingly being displaced by new, dynamic and constantly evolving digital strategies. The shift has been driven by the mobilisation of technology and the rise of the internet, creating an increasingly ‘digitally native’ generation that is connected at all times by mobile and social platforms. David Bennett of Zinc Ahead explains how digital media supports life sciences. ...

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