Executive Strategy Monthly Edition
April 2012

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Healthcare is a rapidly changing industry, deeply impacted by technological advancement, global competition and evolving reform. Here, learn more about some of the biggest challenges and opportunities, including expert insight into dealing with data deluge -- and trends to watch in the mobile health technology.

Plus, learn how Oracle's proposed acquisition of ClearTrial, a leading provider of cloud-based Clinical Trial Operations applications, could help biopharmaceutical and medical device companies see a better return on their R&D capital investments.

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, Global Vice President of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Business Unit at Oracle. More...

Mobile Health Industry Growing Stronger
“This year, the main focus is on really proving that health apps, services and connected devices work,” says MobiHealthNews Editor and Co-founder Brian Dolan. “That means proving that they improve health outcomes and help people get better or stay well.” More...

Five Ideas: Healthcare
In March, Oracle announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire ClearTrial, a leading provider of cloud-based Clinical Trial Operations applications that make the planning, sourcing, and tracking of clinical projects and financial performance faster and more accurate. More...


Oracle and ClearTrial: General Presentation (pdf)
The combination is expected to create the most comprehensive closed-loop clinical trial management offering from planning to payment. ClearTrial solutions will become part of the Oracle Health Sciences Cloud, a scalable, secure and regulatory compliant SaaS platform, and the largest dedicated public cloud that addresses health sciences requirements. More...


Live From Collaborate 12
Catch the latest news from Collaborate12, the year's biggest user-generated conference being held this week in Las Vegas. Profit editor-in-chief Aaron Lazenby is sending live updates from the conference. More...

Special Report: Business Analytics
Replay the Introducing Oracle's Business Analytics Strategy webcast with Oracle President Mark Hurd. Plus, get more insight into Oracle's newest tools for helping business leaders manage data for more insight. More...

Projected Results
“It comes back to a mantra: provide as many alternative user interfaces as possible, so you can give people the ability to work, to participate, to raise issues, to create projects, in the places where they live, “ says Yasser Mahmud, Oracle’s vice president of product strategy and industry marketing. More...

Five Ideas: Taking Care of Customers
Here, find out why customer experience matters more now than ever, plus get expert advice for shaping a strategy that works across every channel. More...


Introducing Oracle's Business Analytics Strategy
Join Oracle President Mark Hurd and Oracle Senior Vice President, Analytics and Performance Management, Balaji Yelamanchili as they unveil the latest advances in Oracle's strategy for placing analytics into the hands of every decision-maker. Register to replay this recent event.


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