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Insight by: Tracy Donegan In the current healthcare environment, the pace of change, as well as the disruptive effects caused by large retail chains and technology giants, are some of the factors causing our industry to face what McKinsey refers to as “the gathering storm”. In...

Insight by: Dave Whelan A few weeks ago, BioscienceLA and The Alliance for SoCal Innovation teamed up to bring together two healthcare veterans: Andy Slavitt, General Partner of Town Hall Ventures* and former CMS and COVID response leader, and Alex Azar, the 24th Secretary of the...

Insight by: Steve Martin Outsourcing has always made for heated politics, as politicians typically equate “outsourcing” with “offshoring.”  It’s hard to believe that it’s been 30 years since Ross Perot’s much ballyhooed “giant sucking sound” made for great living room drama in the 1992 presidential debates...

Insight by: Tracy Donegan If one were to ask the average person to identify the best aspects of healthcare in America, undoubtedly world-class technology would be one of the top responses. It is common to hear stories of people coming from many foreign countries to seek...

Insight by: Mamatha Shekar It has bedeviled even great leaders whether to buy or build a solution/product for a challenge or upcoming initiative. One can quote examples from the past when both the models have succeeded or failed depending on the complexity of the solution to be...

Insight by: Dave Whelan “He was headed for Beverly Hills to be a plastic surgeon…. But he took an exit to a town that didn't take plastic.” Quick, name that movie! If you guessed Doc Hollywood, you get a star on my personal walk of fame. Or...

Insight by: Steve Martin The competition for talent in life sciences, from hiring through retention, has arguably never been fiercer, and at the even narrower intersection of IT talent and life sciences, it has been transformed into a veritable battlefield.  While the pandemic is often associated...