Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 8, 2013).
Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Chapter 1 -- Patient-Focused Network Integration in the Life Sciences; Chapter 2 -- An Evolutionary View of Healthcare Network Integration; Chapter 3 -- Healthcare Reform and the Provider Challenges Ahead; Chapter 4 -- Supply Chain Network Analytics for the Healthcare Industry Assessing Best of Breed; Chapter 5 -- Electronic Collaboration in Life Sciences Supply Networks; Chapter 6 -- Maturing the Clinical Trial Supply Chain; Chapter 7 -- Blueprint for the Future; Back Cover.
The biopharmaceutical industry as we know it today is going through a massive change that is sending shudders to the huge populations who are facing healthcare uncertainty. This book argues that patient-focused network integration is the only way for organizational evolution to occur. It discusses how to align enterprises with the patient at the center. It details the historical context of the biopharmaceutical value chain, understand the current set of challenges facing the industry, and get a thorough presentation of the author's unique and sustainable agenda for change.