Philippe Gerwill

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Defining himself as a Digital Activist, Philippe is a recognized inspirational speaker, a futurist as well as a mentor/coach with a proven record of accomplishment especially in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. He is regularly speaking about Digital Health including Digital Therapeutics, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain for Pharma, Internet of Things or other Digital Transformation topics in the Healthcare industry at major events and conferences. While he is mainly speaking in Europe, he is also well known in Asia where he is actually an Industry Advisor for IoTSG, the biggest special interest group around the Internet of Things in South East Asia. Philippe is also an official mentor for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and is actually working since more than 12 years at the Novartis Headquarter in Switzerland, most recently as an IT Supplier Manager.

“Save Paper Here and There, Don’t Waste it Anywhere” This is probably a green activists slogan but it is highly time that we wake up to support the younger generation towards fixing the damage that we are mostly responsible for. Having spent many years in the pharmaceutical industry I still cannot understand why are still using what is called Patient Information Leaflet for example in Europe or also Patient Package Insert in the US instead...


Blockchain is becoming a popular buzzword, too often linked only to cryptocurrencies and especially Bitcoin for a lot of people. However, and although its first application was in the Fintech space, blockchain is a technology which is going to further outreached the cryptocurrency spaces to be used in barely every single industry ranking from education to food or travel to name only a few. The healthcare supply chain is definitively going to adopt it maybe...


“As a doctor, it is my duty to evaluate the situation with as much data as I can gather and as much expertise as I have and as much experience as I have to determine whether or not the wish of the patient is medically justified” This quote would be so great and remarquable today in the time of big data and digital health revolution if it would not have be written by Dr Jack...


Digitalization is going to disrupt the Healthcare industry as much if not more than it disrupted the traditional musical industry in the last two decade. Many actual signs confirm that analogy and the key difference would only be the speed of the major changes. It is up to the different partners in the healthcare industry from hospitals and doctors to pharmacies and other drug or medical devices manufacturers around the patients to decide if it...

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