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November / December 2020

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    The Instant-On, On-Demand Workforce

    How have the pandemic, IT advances, remote working, skill set requirements and other influences in these fast-changing times affected our strategies and practices in hiring? Quite a lot, and it’s the responsibility of every company to keep up with the needs and opportunities that are before us. In addition, how do we deal with the […] More

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    Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2021

    Blood disorders,cystic fibrosis, telemedicine, smartphone-connected pacemakers. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according to clinicians and researchers from Cleveland Clinic. In conjunction with the 2020 Medical Innovation Summit, Cleveland Clinic announced the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2021.  The list of breakthrough technologies was selected […] More

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    From Big Pharma to Startup: What are the Challenges?

    SK Life Science, Inc. Exec Sebby Borriello    Sebby Borriello has had a fascinating ride. Even before he entered healthcare, he traded on his athletic skills and was drafted by the Minnesota Twins, where he played for several years. “Take a job or go with the MLB? No question,” he says. SEBBY BORRIELLO –VP & […] More

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    These Nursing Home Workers Are COVID Pandemic’s Unsung Heroes

    In an effort to support our front-line workers we are continuing to devote our Why I work in Healthcare column to highlighting their efforts.   As we have done in our issues since the pandemic, we honor and solute those who continue to put their lives at risk.  Here is a piece by the AARP highlighting […] More

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    Motivideos

    Getting the day off to a good start is even more challenging when your staff is scattered and checking in through Zoom or a similar platform. That’s why we think Motivideos are even more important today. They give you lessons and entertainment that can kick off your morning meeting in an exciting way. We hope […] More

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    TOP 100 HEALTHCARE COMPANIES

    Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Biotechnology Our year-end present to you: culled from our Top 50 lists of the top pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, here are the Top 100 of the entire industry, as gauged by their 2019 revenue.  The biggest move was Takeda, which jumped 18 spots to claim the #10 position. We also […] More

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    Beyond COVID-19: Life sciences reimagined

    This is condensed from a report compiled by Reuters and sponsored by EY. Principal authors: Susan Garfield, US Consulting Principal and Life Sciences Sector Commercial Leader, EY and Blair Gottscho, Managing Director, Reuters Events Pharma. As our survey of more than 550 senior life sciences leaders in the US makes clear, the pandemic has forced […] More

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    Patient Advocacy Experts from PTC Therapeutics, Terumo BCT and Foundation Medicine

    We were recently invited by Frank Dolan, founding member of Takeda, Amylin, and ACADIA, and currently CEO of Arsenal Advisors, to host a panel on patient advocacy, a key and growing issue in the industry. His panelists were Anne Bruns, Aurora Flores and Brian Tomlinson. We additionally invited Kasia Hein-Peters to add her wisdom. Here […] More

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    By the numbers

    Compiled by Cari Kraft, Jacobs Management Group, Inc. 478 Number of deals made in digital health by med device companies Digital health investment is climbing significantly. Just in the medical device sector, investment has topped $5B, representing 478 deals. Telehealth came in next, at $2.8B, followed by Healthcare AI at $2.1B, and health plans and […] More

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Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations For 2021

The Instant-On, On-Demand Workforce