|The Internet has changed the game when it comes to accelerating the development and distribution of therapies.|
Physicians turn to portals and customers visit content-rich Web sites for information about drugs, diagnostics, devices, and DNA.
Online providers host electronic health records and centrally manage the revenue lifecycle for medical practices across the country.
Clinicians access Web-based applications via portals set up by contract
research organizations to facilitate electronic data capture. And
employees rely upon IP-based applications for collaboration with peers
Internet shortcomings hinder success
While the benefits are clear, the Internet and its underlying protocols – including SSL, IPSec, Citrix ICA, UDP and FTP – do not always cooperate in helping you achieve your goals. In fact, users often experience slow response times – especially when they’re in far-flung locations such as Asia or Europe. How can you take advantage of the Internet for higher productivity and improved information access at lower cost?