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Changes in the pharmaceuticals and biotech industries demand new thinking by those looking to rationalize costs, enhance operational efficiency and improve business agility.
We work with industry leaders to improve product development and manufacturing processes across key operational functions.
Cognizant offers a broad array of consulting and solutions for Life Sciences, Global Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies.
An integrated sales, service and complaint management BusinessCloud solution based on the Salesforce.com platform. Designed specifically for the medical devices industry, MedVantage drives enhanced customer reach, guarantees customer satisfaction and ensures regulatory compliance.
Cognizant offers solutions specific to the challenges of Life Sciences companies. Browse the pages below to learn more.
IDC has positioned Cognizant’s offerings and capabilities in the Leaders category in WorldWide Life Science Manufacturing and Supply Chain and Sales and Marketing Digital Transformation. Read the reports to learn more.
Driving the Convergence of the Physical and Digital Worlds
How 14 organizations are using intelligent connectivity to boost operational efficiency, improve the customer experience and create new business models for revenue growth.
Unprecedented Technological Trends Push the Envelope in Life Sciences
The life sciences and pharmaceuticals industry is facing startling digitizational changes on many levels, with these five key technology trends setting the pace: bundling products and services, edge analytics, human augmentation, automation and AI, and patient data ownership.
The U.S. Healthcare Implications of Europe’s Stricter Data Privacy Regulation
U.S. healthcare organizations must soon comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - which goes far beyond the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) - or face major fines. Here’s a guide to get started.
How AI Enhances & Accelerates Diabetic Retinopathy Detection
To enable earlier and quicker diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy (DR), Cognizant has built a system based on AI and deep learning - a convolutional neural network - that analyzes many thousands of fundus images and delivers accurate assessments of eye-disease damage.
A Strategic Approach to CMO Serialization Compliance
To avoid supply chain disruptions due to regulatory compliance issues, pharmaceuticals companies need to coordinate with all their contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) on an effective serialization strategy.
The Promise of Next-Generation Animal Management Systems
Pharmaceuticals, biotech and device companies are searching for more robust next-gen animal management systems to help them enhance efficiencies, reduce costs and adhere to regulatory principles for humane animal care. This is an overview of existing systems, and the benefits, challenges, trends and technologies driving them.
Value-Based Care in Life Sciences: The Role of Digital Platforms
Value-based care, an emerging paradigm in the life sciences industry, requires robust digital platforms for all stakeholders throughout the healthcare ecosystem to coordinate their efforts. With contracts for outcomes-based pricing and risk-sharing treatment already inked, now is the time for healthcare leaders to implement the necessary platforms.
Lean & Digital: Navigating the Transformation
Lean methodologies and processes optimize operational efficiencies and facilitate the digitization of applications and processes. Yet apart from their complementary aspects, Lean and digital capabilities can combine to strengthen enterprise business strategies, enrich collaboration, improve customer services, and fuel profitable growth. Furthermore, Lean-Digital tools and practices can fundamentally improve enterprise business models and in many cases the very nature of industry sectors as organizations make the transformation to digital business.
Reimagining the World with Intelligent Holograms
As the digital transformation proceeds apace, holographic technology is more readily available and deployable than ever before. Here is a guide to existing and potential use cases for holograms across the industry spectrum.
Helping People Heal
Study and survey results indicate that digital can best be deployed by healthcare and life sciences/pharmaceuticals practitioners and companies to offer "warm" treatment that encourages and empowers patients in order to yield excellent health outcomes and operational efficiencies.
A large pharmaceutical company with over 6,000 employees wanted to simplify the customer management information that was distributed in multiple systems across its sales and marketing organization. Cognizant designed, developed and implemented a system that consolidated all the information to a single point data source for other sales and marketing systems, including the CRM system.
The new system was developed using Web-based technology utilizing a combination of J2EE and EAI technology (TIBCO).
With major R&D sites in Sweden, the U.K. and the U.S., a global pharmaceutical client turned to Cognizant to provide IT delivery support for its research scientist community. Cognizant delivered a combination of onsite and remote infrastructure management (RIM) support, increasing coverage and driving higher levels of user satisfaction.
Our team also employed Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to drive continuous improvement in process areas throughout the research labs.DOWNLOAD PDF
To comply with The Physician Payment Sunshine Act, a large pharmaceutical client faced the difficult task of integrating disparate data tracking methods used to capture physician payments. The client needed Cognizant’s support to re-engineer the client’s processes, as payment information was not being captured to the level of detail required for reporting purposes.
Cognizant leveraged the Pega BPM suite to implement core compliance capabilities. The new system standardized business processes, integrated disparate systems and captured details needed for transparency of reporting.DOWNLOAD PDF
A major biopharmaceutical company’s global safety organization wanted to close its cases within one business day, regardless of the time or locale of origination. This would have required expensive new call centers, case processors and medical reviewers around the globe.
Rather than setting up new facilities and hiring people, the firm turned to Cognizant for an outcome-based service delivery model. Today cases are processed around the clock, around the world, with virtual teams of globally based experts and operational teams sharing data.DOWNLOAD PDF
This Cognizant webinar provides an orientation to the five stages required to implement a sound cloud application validation strategy.