Special Report: Healthcare

November 2012

In a recent blog entry, Bob Evans, senior vice-president of communications for Oracle, spoke about how big data and analytics are driving personalized medical solutions. He quoted Dr. Kris Joshi, vice president of Global Health Sciences at Oracle, who moderated a panel at Galien Forum 2012 in October: “Health systems will have to go rapidly from a one-size-fits-all model of treatment to a more customized model, which still uses mass-manufactured but where treatments are selected for patients based on specific biomarkers,” Joshi said. Here, read more of Evan’s analysis of how technology is creating a convergence between healthcare and life sciences. Plus, find out how healthcare service providers are using technology to operate more effectively and efficiently.

Gilead Sciences Establishes a Foundation for Continued Growth
Since 2008, Gilead Senior Vice President and CFO Robin Washington has led efforts to standardize and improve processes and build an IT infrastructure—heavily leveraging Oracle applications to enable and support those processes.

The Transformation to Value-Based Personalized Healthcare

Kris Joshi, VP Healthcare Product Strategy, discusses the evolving landscape of the healthcare industry and how Oracle is focused on delivering innovation to advance personalized medicine and delivering safer, more effective therapies to patients.

Press Release: Adventist Health System Selects Oracle for New Enterprise Resource Planning and Enterprise Performance Management Environment
“Embarking on this Enterprise Resource Planning initiative is essential if we want to be a thriving health care system in the future health care environment,” said Don Jernigan, president/CEO of Adventist Health System, “and selecting our ERP vendor is an important step in this journey. When fully implemented, we will be more effective and efficient system-wide. But more importantly, this will allow us to put even more resources at the patient bedside so that we can do more for our patients, their families and the communities we serve.”

Press Release: University of Louisville Selects Oracle to Help Improve Public Health and Reduce the Cost of Care
The University of Louisville selected Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics solutions, Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Fusion Middleware components as the foundation for the Louisville Informatics Institute initiative – a statewide informatics network being designed and developed from the ground up.

How Liquid Data Can Fuel Next-Generation Healthcare
“Building the right infrastructure to support data collection, integration, and transformation is essential to enable new insights, and to promote highly effective and efficient personalized care,” says Marc Perlman is Global Vice President of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Business Unit at Oracle.

Five Ideas: Healthcare
Certainly, healthcare is a rapidly changing industry, deeply impacted by technological advancement, global competition and evolving reform. Read more about how experts are managing during this period of extreme change.



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