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Infographic: Pharma adoption of social media: A prescription for physician engagement

by Chris Franck, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

There’s no debate that the growth of social media has changed the way that we, as consumers, access and share information. The proliferation of mHealth and other health care social platforms targeted at physicians suggests that this dynamic is no different for our doctors. With health care social media sites now reaching 50% of physicians1 and the user base for third-party physician social platforms growing rapidly,

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Building a legacy: Planning for the health system of the future

by Mitch Morris, MD, Vice Chairman and Global Leader, Health Care Sector, Deloitte LLP

In 2004, Kenneth Freeman was the CEO of Quest Diagnostics, a provider of medical diagnostic testing services. He had taken the company from the brink of bankruptcy to one that was sharply focused on the future of health care. He led the company into new business areas with a focus on “cutting-edge procedures” like genomic testing.

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Infographic: 2015 global health care sector outlook

Across the globe, governments, health care delivery systems, insurers, and consumers are engaged in a persistent tug-of-war between competing priorities: meeting the increasing demand for health care services and reducing the rising cost of those services.

This infographic examines current issues impacting the global health care sector, provides a snapshot of activity in a number of geographic markets,

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Infographic: 2015 global life sciences outlook

The extended nature of life sciences product development mandates that sector stakeholders adopt a long-term approach to strategic planning, portfolio management, and market expansion. However, organizations must also prepare for and react to near-term challenges and opportunities. Four major trends are expected to capture the sector’s attention in 2015: searching for innovation and growth; changing regulatory and risk environment;

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