Healthcare: many challenges ahead

The healthcare industry is increasingly becoming resource-constrained.  A new generation of products and technological advances are making it challenging for companies to seek out the right investment opportunities for their businesses, investment opportunities that satisfy both societal and shareholder needs. At Arthur D. Little, we help clients realise the full value of their medical innovations by leveraging our team’s talent and industry expertise in a way that challenges traditional thinking but leads to solutions that are competitive and sustainable.

Regulatory changes of Good Distribution Practice (GDP) of Medicinal Products increase complexity

In 2013, the EU-guidelines on GDP of Medicinal Products for Human Use have been augmented: Now for example, the required storage conditions of pharmaceuticals are to be maintained during transportation. In addition, [...]

Global challenges require new approach for market entry

After years of low productivity, R&D in leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies is starting to deliver on its promises and the number of New Molecular Entities (NMEs) approved by the US FDA has leveled out. Once approval has been [...]

When assessing and setting R&D priorities, companies must build the necessary organizational structure and processes and launch appropriate cultural change in order to grow and profit from their technology investments. To enable our clients’ success, we apply our industry expertise in medical and pharmaceutical [...]

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Viewpoints01 March 2016

Impact of Digital Health on the Pharmaceutical Industry

Will Business Models be Reshaped by Digital Health?

Digital Health will transform the business models of the Pharmaceutical industry. Although many companies have not yet formulated a concise Digital Health strategy, industry executives expect that by 2020, Digital Health will enable [...]

Viewpoints01 March 2016

Succeeding with Digital Health

Winning Offerings and Digital Transformation

Globally the market for digital health is expected to double its volume within the next three years and by 2020 to surpass USD 200 bn. The growing mobile health market is one of the main contributors to this development; its mobile [...]

Viewpoints25 July 2014

The 1st Middle East Conference on TeleMedicine and mHealth

A Paradigm Shift in Healthcare

As technology continues to redefine the way healthcare is delivered and managed, the event’s aim was to bring together all major stakeholders of the e-Health ecosystem from within the Gulf states as well as globally to network, share [...]

Viewpoints03 June 2014

Healthcare Innovation

Value Creation in a Patient-Centric Healthcare Ecosystem

The rapid growth of specialty pharmaceuticals is creating structural changes across the entire healthcare landscape. Substantial differences between specialty and traditional pharmaceuticals – not only structurally and chemically but [...]