The COVID-19 pandemic has spread to more than 33 million people worldwide, sending the healthcare industry racing to find a safe and effective vaccine. With over 42 candidates now in human trials, the conversation is evolving from not only when a vaccine(s) will be available, but also how those vaccines will be distributed to effectively halt the spread of the virus. The episode opens with a discussion of the changes to the traditional vaccine development process being undertaken to meet the objectives of Operation Warp Speed and (05:11) the potential long-term impacts it could have on future vaccines. At (07:18), the conversation shifts to a discussion of potential challenges for local health organizations developing and executing COVID-19 vaccine distribution plans – from storage requirements (08:39), to the need for consecutive doses (10:15), to difficulties of reaching underserved patients (10:54). Innovative partnerships (12:00) will be critical in ensuring widespread distribution, the spread of public health information, and ensuring patient compliance (13:00). Capacity planning (13:17) and provider recruitment (13:38) will be critical as demand and scope change from phase to phase of distribution. The conversation closes (14:13) with a discussion of how public health providers, health plans, and other industry players might encourage adoption of future COVID-19 vaccines, the importance of building public trust in the safety of the vaccines being brought to market, spreading information on when and how to receive the vaccine (16:28), and communicating the long-term efforts that will be required to bring the virus under control (18:17). Based on public opinion polls (19:50), there will certainly be a need for public education on (21:03) potential side effects, (21:55) the risk/benefit ratio, and (23:05) the long-term safety protocols in place in order to ensure widespread adoption of a COVID-19 vaccine.
2022 Healthcare Industry Trends
2022 Healthcare Industry Trends
With the start of a new year dampened by Omicron and yet another surge in COVID-19 infections, it’s hard not to wonder what this “next normal” will look like for healthcare. After chatting with each of Vynamic’s heads of sector, the Trending Health team brings it all together to discuss the trends expected to shape the industry this year.
Spotlight Trends – Healthcare Technology
Spotlight Trends – Life Sciences
Spotlight Trends – Providers
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Journey: Where to Start
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) is a topic in the workplace that has recently garnered a long-overdue increase in global attention, as the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism collided. While the social justice case for organizational DEI initiatives is undeniable, successful initiatives also have a tangible impact on engagement, financials, and innovation. Even when the benefits are understood, taking the first step can be a challenge, with many organizations unsure of where to begin. In Vynamic’s latest Insight, we break down where and how to ensure that DEI is given the same rigor as other transformational initiatives.
- Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Global Launch Operating Model
A global life sciences company needed support in developing a commercial launch operating model and partnered with Vynamic to create a tailored launch framework that would successfully bring five innovative therapies to market over the next three years.
Spotlight Trends – Health Plans
Spotlight Trends – Public Health
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