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Author Smith, Brian D. (Brian David), 1961- author
Title Darwin's medicine : how business models in the life sciences industry are evolving / Brian D. Smith
Imprint Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017
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 人文社會聯圖  HD9999.B442 S65 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020545109
Descript xiii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-273) and index
Foreword and acknowledgements -- The future of pharma : reprise -- Introduction and an invitation to skip a chapter -- An important industry at risk -- The best idea anyone has ever had -- The biologists got there first -- Applying evolutionary theory to the pharmaceutical and medical technology sectors -- Explaining the industry's past -- Predicting the future of pharma and medtech -- Practical implications for an evolving industry -- Watching the future unfold -- An immeasurably superior power -- Introduction: the emergent pressures of selection -- Selection pressures emerging from the social environment -- Selection pressures emerging from the technological environment -- Asking the right questions -- Evolution is cleverer than you are -- Introduction: Orgel's second law -- Technological innovator species emerging in the government payer habitat -- Technological innovator species emerging in patient payer habitats -- Operationally excellent species emerging in the government payer habitat -- Operationally excellent species emerging in patient payer habitats -- Customer intimate species emerging in the government payer habitat -- Customer intimate species emerging in patient payer habitats -- A big bang of life science business models -- Guiding the blind watchmaker -- Introduction: from description to prescription -- Which fitness peak(s) should we climb? -- What capabilities does our new business model need? -- How should we design a capable holobiont? -- How do we build our core capabilities? -- References -- Index
Subject Biotechnology industries
Business enterprises
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