Every year, our readers are drawn to stories that provide actionable advice for how to adapt in a changing healthcare system, as well as those that provide predictions for what might be to come.
Topics like cell and gene therapy grabbed headlines in 2019 as the healthcare industry looked toward the future of patient treatment. However, our readers still gravitated toward articles sharing best practices to help them run their healthcare organizations more efficiently and effectively.
So what Essential Insights articles made the biggest impact in 2019? Here are the top five.
1. Our predictions: Five ways healthcare innovation will move forward in 2019
January 11, 2019
An expert from Fuse by Cardinal Health
, our innovation center, shared five ways she thought healthcare innovation would advance – including in the areas of telehealth and pharmacogenomics.
2. New research shows what might be missing from your hospital’s strategy
March 18, 2019
This article detailed new research from Cardinal Health examining the factors impacting hospital leaders’ ability to drive innovation – and the resources to drive change that they may be overlooking.
3. A clinically-integrated supply chain: How your health system can make it a reality
April 4, 2019
As a follow-up to the Cardinal Health OR supply chain survey
, which found that 77% of clinicians would like to have a bigger role in supply chain decision-making, we asked supply chain executives and perioperative clinical leaders how to address barriers to better cross-collaboration. They shared three key suggestions to a solution.
4. The rise of cell and gene therapies: Three important challenges to overcome for success in the market
July 10, 2019
Cell and gene therapy garnered increased attention in 2019 since it’s a market poised for significant growth. In this article, we took a closer look at the new challenges biopharmaceutical companies may be encountering as they navigate the evolving cell and gene therapy market—and some promising solutions.
5. Questions every hospital executive should ask their pharmacies today
February 12, 2019
In 2019, Cardinal Health marked its 50-year milestone in operating hospital pharmacies. In honor of this milestone, we spoke with three Cardinal Health experts about the drivers shaping hospital pharmacy practice, as well as what hospital executives can – and should – be asking of their pharmacy leaders to better achieve their mission and growth strategies.
Thank you to all our readers for following Essential Insights in 2019. We look forward to another year of providing you with more interesting and actionable stories to not only inform your practice of healthcare but advance the dialogue in this vital and fast-changing industry.