Covid Propels Healthcare Into A Virtual World: A New Growth Driver For Pharma?

Amid ongoing Covid pandemic, most discussions on pharma specific ‘digitalization’ initiatives continue to predominantly hover around its traditional business growth drivers. In fact, even before the Covid time, it was no different, in a smaller scale and with a lesser … Continue reading

With More Patients Preferring Telehealth Pharma Marketing Needs Retooling

Even after six months of COVID-19 pandemic, the omnipresent chaos, general unease and apprehensions about a yet unpredictable future continues in all countries, including India. In absence of vaccines and proven medicines to address the disease, wearing face mask, maintaining … Continue reading

Neutralize Covid-19 Impact on Drug Prices And Market Access For Faster Recovery

Covid-19 pandemic that has not spared any facet of human lives and livelihoods, has also reignited several ongoing debates related to the drug industry. The need to urgently resolve these issues grows manifold, as the real magnitude of this health … Continue reading

Shift from Disease Centered Care To Patient-Goals Directed Care In The New Normal

In the initial days of the first quarter of 2020, no one could fathom that just within the next 4 months over two million fellow citizens will get infected by an unknown virus, recording over 45,500 deaths. Many authorities may … Continue reading

New Digital Tools To Protect From Infection, Neutralize Covid-19

There seems to be some light at the end of the dark tunnel of a serious biological threat that the world is passing through, since the nightmarish last seven months. The COVID-19 pandemic has spread to 213 countries and territories, and the number … Continue reading

Time For Pharma To Leverage ‘The Break In The Clouds’

A ‘break in the clouds’ is now clearly visible in the dark and overcast sky – witnessing a global havoc caused by the Coronavirus pandemic in the healthcare space – with its severe socioeconomic consequences. The name of the game … Continue reading

Time For Predictive Rather Than Reactive Pharma Strategy

Traditionally, pharmaceutical industry, across the world, is mostly reactive – rather than proactive or predictive in its strategic approach – spanning across all its business domains. A large number of pharma players – both innovators and generic drug makers, formulate … Continue reading

Changing Doctors’ Practice Dynamics With Covid-19 And Beyond

Unexpectedly, the answer to an onerous question surfaced just around a year’s time. In my article on this blog, written on April 08, 2019, I raised a question – “Would ‘Connected Healthcare’ Catch Pharma Players Off-Guard?” Interestingly, an unexpected and abrupt turn of … Continue reading