How can medical and clinical teams prepare for an uncertain post-pandemic future?

Posted by Sarah Jarvis on Mon, May 18, 2020

Névine Zariffa, Founder NMD Group LLC, co-wrote this post with Sarah Jarvis

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The coronavirus pandemic has tested us all. It’s been humbling to have so little direct power to respond to it. For colleagues in drug development, their mission has never been so critical. Some are focused on the treatment or prevention of COVID-19, while others assess and manage the impact of the pandemic on their plans to help patients with diseases other than COVID-19. How should study teams handle the disruptions to ongoing non-COVID-19 clinical trials? How should sponsors ensure that the dissemination of scientific information is both appropriate and timely through their medical affairs organizations? When and how should companies reinitiate evidence generation activities? Such decisions benefit from scenario planning.


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Get More Out of Your Next Strategy Workshop

Posted by Jennifer Curtis on Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Malik Kaman co-wrote this blog post with Jennifer Curtis. 

Strategy workshops help organizations explore how their actions can drive market events and competitor responses. They’re an internal exercise for the organization to prepare, debate and challenge internal assumptions and to assess strategic choices. When executed effectively, the workshop will challenge participants to define clear strategic objectives, inspire lively debate and encourage the critical evaluation of a diverse list of ideas.


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