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Value-based care requires innovators to challenge the status quo

Value-based care requires innovators to challenge the status quo

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Execs stressed the importance of collaboration, consumer-mindedness.

Pharma faces its 'oh, shit' moment

Pharma faces its 'oh, shit' moment

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In his keynote address at the MM&M Transforming Healthcare conference, Dr. Gautam Gulati says the industry is being outpaced by its innovation.

40 Different Ways to Reshape Healthcare

40 Different Ways to Reshape Healthcare

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Healthcare's collision with lower-cost genetic sequencing, mobile tech, AI, and consumerization will transform the trajectory of how we live for the next 10 years.

5 of healthcare's hardest nuts to crack

5 of healthcare's hardest nuts to crack

How are pharma, clinical, and startup execs addressing some of the biggest challenges facing their businesses today?

Top 40 Healthcare Transformers of 2017

Top 40 Healthcare Transformers of 2017

MM&M honors 40 upstarts and veteran innovation gurus.

Melinda Richter, Johnson & Johnson

Melinda Richter, Johnson & Johnson

Melinda Richter is head of JLABS at Johnson & Johnson.

Dr. Glen Stettin, Express Scripts

Dr. Glen Stettin, Express Scripts

Dr. Glen Stettin is the chief innovation officer of Express Scripts.

Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella, UnitedHealthcare

Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella, UnitedHealthcare

Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella is head of the UHC innovation center of excellence.

Jay Rajda, Aetna

Jay Rajda, Aetna

Jay Rajda is chief clinical transformation officer and senior medical director for clinical innovation and health and clinical services at Aetna.

Top 10 Innovation Catalysts of 2017

Top 10 Innovation Catalysts of 2017

For the first time MM&M honors a group of 10 agency execs.

Harness the Power of Paranoia to Disrupt Your Business

Harness the Power of Paranoia to Disrupt Your Business

In short, CEOs can't be afraid to walk away from their most profitable line if another approach may lead to improved long-term outcomes.

Shark Tank's Herjavec shares his tips for innovation competitions

Shark Tank's Herjavec shares his tips for innovation competitions

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When his mother suffered from ovarian cancer a decade ago, Robert Herjavec found himself frustrated by the quality of care she received.

Japanese drugmakers lead the way in digital innovation

Japanese drugmakers lead the way in digital innovation

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Otsuka, Astellas, Takeda, and Daiichi Sankyo share a degree of adventurousness and forward-mindedness in the digital realm.

Insurers seek to challenge millennial 'invincibility'

Insurers seek to challenge millennial 'invincibility'

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Tech companies and Bernie Sanders have found the millennial audience easy to crack. Organizations in and around healthcare? Not so much.

The FDA, Astellas, and Accenture use innovation competitions to help address business challenges

The FDA, Astellas, and Accenture use innovation competitions to help address business challenges

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The organizations are using innovation competitions to challenge internal and external audiences with coming up with new ideas.

Elie Wiesel, Who Gave Voice to the Voiceless, Saw Pharma as an Ally in Sustaining Life

Elie Wiesel, Who Gave Voice to the Voiceless, Saw Pharma as an Ally in Sustaining Life

He knew from his fractured childhood that courage in the face of adversity translated into survival and that empathy must be embedded in care and cures.

4 trends with the potential to change behavior in the patient journey

4 trends with the potential to change behavior in the patient journey

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It's a common refrain in healthcare and among patients, providers, and payers: Despite massive investment, no one has figured out how to change human behavior.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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Immuno-oncology drugs showing results in hard-to-treat cancers; Express Scripts responds to Anthem lawsuit; BI and Lilly plan outcomes trials for Jardiance

Healthcare Opens Up to Innovation and Says 'Ah'

Healthcare Opens Up to Innovation and Says 'Ah'

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Innovation leaders in the healthcare sector say hire experienced staff, centralize your team, and encourage women in innovation to rise up the C-suite.

From the Editor: Game Changers 2016

From the Editor: Game Changers 2016

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Healthcare innovation teams are at a unique point. They've moved from ideating to innovating and have structured themselves accordingly.

What 10 innovation teams look like

What 10 innovation teams look like

Learn about Merck's new innovation team as well as read profiles of 9 other teams at companies such as Google and Johnson & Johnson.

The truth about a doctor's day: know-it-all patients and no time for lunch

The truth about a doctor's day: know-it-all patients and no time for lunch

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There are big changes underway in the doctor-patient relationship, a study suggests, and it's a new reality to which biopharma must adjust.

Calling all health-tech startups: MM&M launches 2016 Shark Tank

Calling all health-tech startups: MM&M launches 2016 Shark Tank

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The deadline has been extended to April 8.

Hello, 2005? Would You Like your Innovation Team Back?

Hello, 2005? Would You Like your Innovation Team Back?

Here's my biggest gripe: Innovation teams should be driving innovation for their particular business, not just for marketing and communications.

Is Pharma Taking the Wrong Approach to Patient-Centricity?

Is Pharma Taking the Wrong Approach to Patient-Centricity?

Life-sciences companies often behave as though focusing on patient needs is simply a matter of asking, "How can we provide patients with more services?

Editor's Desk: Three Problems Ailing the Health Hackathon

Editor's Desk: Three Problems Ailing the Health Hackathon

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Hackathons are a dime a dozen in healthcare. But are they encouraging the community to collaborate on solving the most nettlesome problems, or merely to tinker on me-too solutions?

Pharma CEOs defend R&D model to investors

Pharma CEOs defend R&D model to investors

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Executives at Eli Lilly, Merck and Biogen used the most recent earnings season to promote innovation and defend drug pricing.

Disruptive Teaching: Cultivating an Innovation Facilitator Network Within Pharma

Disruptive Teaching: Cultivating an Innovation Facilitator Network Within Pharma

Pharma's internal innovation units often look externally for ideas that can transform the business. Here, the director of Pfizer's worldwide innovation group describes how he imported an approach to help sustain skill development within the network.

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Pharma faces its 'oh, shit' moment

In his keynote address at the MM&M Transforming Healthcare conference, Dr. Gautam Gulati says the industry is being outpaced by its innovation.

Merck, Takeda execs: Is AI the new bad app?

One executive referred to AI as a "black box" and as the "Tower of Babel."

Value-based care requires innovators to challenge the status quo

Execs stressed the importance of collaboration, consumer-mindedness.

Admetsys wins the 2017 MM&M Startup Showdown

The artificial pancreas can provide value to the health system.

Top 40 Healthcare Transformers

MM&M honors 40 upstarts and veteran innovation gurus.

Top 10 Innovation Catalysts

For the first time MM&M honors a group of 10 agency execs.