Changing Life Sciences Value Chain

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Photo of Dr. Alan S. LouieOffline

Having just returned from the Personalized Medicine Conference at the Harvard Medical School (the 6th in the series), I was generally pleased and comforted to see positive progress in the move towards personalized medicine.  Over the last several years, it seemed to me that little progress was apparent year to year and I have skipped the last few conferences as the same issues seemed to be rehashed over and over.  This year's meeting demonstrated a clear shift towards more transitional processes,

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While life science organizations have removed a significant amount of cost from the business in recent years, companies continue to actively pursue additional opportunities for cost reduction across the enterprise. From an IT perspective, companies are undergoing significant application portfolio rationalization, software consolidation and IT centralization. This is being done to reduce redundancy across divisions and consolidate decision making to capture economies of scale. Other benefits include improvin

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