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  • Gene synthesis has become a quick and cost-effective way to build your DNA construct for a variety of applications - from protein engineering to bio-based circuit and pathway design. This webinar, presented by Sigma-Aldrich and GENEWIZ will explain the process of gene synthesis, how it compares to traditional cloning techniques, and review some key applications researchers are addressing with synthetic DNA.
  • Gene synthesis has become a quick and cost-effective way to build your DNA construct for a variety of applications - from protein engineering to bio-based circuit and pathway design. This webinar, presented by Sigma-Aldrich and GENEWIZ will explain the process of gene synthesis, how it compares to traditional cloning techniques, and review some key applications researchers are addressing with synthetic DNA.
  • Key topics to be discussed during the webinar:

    1)The paradox in Pharma
    2)HCPs expectations and behaviours
    3)Pharma Digital Maturity
    4)The Orchestrator rep
    5)How to implement?
  • - Insights on how to implement CLM to foster your promotional activities
    - Enhance your sales force effectiveness via better customer knowledge
    - Real examples from the industry on achieving success with CLM
  • The new EPA METHOD 325 for sampling Volatile Organic Compounds from Fugitive and Area Sources was promulgated in September of 2015. The petroleum refineries have 2 years to comply with the new ruling. Benzene emissions are the focus of the new ruling, but other VOC’s can be monitored using the same sampling tube. The air samples are collected using thermal desorption tubes that are deployed along fenceline of the property and remain deployed for 14 days. The samples are collected passively, without the using of an air sampling pump. After sampling the diffusive endcap is replaced with a metal storage cap and sent to a laboratory where they’re analyzed by thermal desorption gas chromatography. This is the first of a two series presentation that focuses on the analysis side of the workflow. It provides users the steps required to comply with the new EPA fence line regulations and what is needed to optimize the method for high sample throughput. Refineries and testing laboratories will benefit by gaining valuable information on the optimum techniques to perform this method and what it takes to comply. An introduction to the theory and operation of thermal desorption will also be included.
  • Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) forms part of the NHS Five Year Forward View and is a joint initiative with the Local Government Association, ADASS and Think Local, Act Personal.

    IPC aims to give people with complex needs, more choice and control over their care; giving a better quality of life, fewer crises and an enhanced quality of life. This will entail a shift in control of resources with the option of a personal budget covering an agreed range of services spanning health, social care and education where applicable.

    IPC builds upon the work done within Personal Health Budgets, Personal Budgets for Social Care and the SEND reforms to develop a more coherent and wider ranging offer for the following groups:
    •Children and young people with complex needs
    •People with long term conditions who have complex needs
    •People with learning disabilities with high support needs
    •People with significant mental health problems.

    IPC also links with, and supports, work on the Better Care Fund, expanding Personal Health Budgets, New Models of Care, Transforming Care and many other systems change programmes.

    The webinar will give an overview of what IPC is and how it fits with current organisational and national priorities.

    Topics covered will include:
    •What is Integrated Personal Commissioning?
    •How IPC fits within the commissioning framework
    •The link with the 2016/17 Planning Guidance
    •Challenges for Finance and Commissioning
    - Process requirements
    - Audit
    - Finding the funding
    - New contracting models
  • Please join Teradici and Europe’s leading IT management and services provider Bechtle, to learn how their customer’s successful Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment improved enterprise mobility, endpoint manageability, and engineering collaboration.

    Specifically, this webinar will share how their customer CSD Management’s PCoIP Hardware Accelerator deployment with VMware Horizon View has:
    •Effectively delivered complex engineering, video, and visualization applications with stellar performance and responsiveness from any location;
    •Realized business benefits including a significant reduction in CPU cycles and bandwidth savings through PCoIP hardware acceleration by dynamically offloading end-points; and
    •Enabled their engineers to work remotely with efficient access to more than 300 high-performance applications.

    Q&A will follow at the end of the session.
  • Topics and discussion points include:

     Regulations: What are the most often cited violations? Are pharma marketers getting better at compliance? Cautionary tales – beware of agencies with limited regulatory experience.

     Ethics: Why are ethics in marketing important? What ethical principles should pharmaceutical marketers obey, especially in the digital realm? A bit of history: The eHealth Code of Ethics

     Transparency: Do you have a transparency policy? Is transparency good in theory, but not in practice?

     Patient Power: How are patients affecting pharmaceutical marketing? Mining the views of patients via social media to guide you marketing efforts.

     Digital: How digital media and mobile are disrupting pharma marketing and what to do about it. What digital marketing channels are preferred by physicians?
  • Secure media content delivery and consumption is rapidly changing. Today's producers need a platform to securely deliver their media and understand how their customers consume it. Join me, Michael McCracken, Director of Professional Services at HOSTING, Bradley Brown, Founder and President at Intelivideo, and William Krasner, Sales & Business Development at Intelivideo Thursday, February 18th at 3:00pm ET for Content Delivery in an On-Demand Age -- an interactive, one-hour live discussion where we will answer questions like:

    •How are your customers consuming media?
    •What devices do they watch it on?
    •How long do they stick around?
    •Are they streaming the content or downloading and watching it later?
    •How is the content protected?

    The webinar will be followed by a Q&A, so come prepared with your questions for our strategy and security experts.
  • The healthcare industry is fundamentally influenced by the deployment of technology. More than any other industry, healthcare can benefit from the adoption, and Africa is uniquely positioned to gain from the advances. The audience will receive the following advantages by attending the presentation:

    • Frost & Sullivan will share top predictions for the healthcare industry in Africa for 2016
    • Learn about key trends in the African healthcare industry
    • Uncover areas of opportunity in healthcare
    • Participate in an interactive Q&A session
  • According to the European Commission and NIHR Clinical Research Network, between 2007 and 2011, delays for launching clinical trials rose by 90%. And with approximately one third of the clinical trial timeline spent in patient recruitment, delays in launching clinical trials will increase costs and drain resources.

    As our industry moves to become fully and demonstrably patient centric, there is much focus on the materials and media which are often the key liaison with the patient populous. As important as what we are saying and where these conversations are taking place may be, it is only part of the conundrum. Developing, maintaining and managing content is a continuous challenge, made all the more taxing not only by strict internal deadlines but the cultural, linguistic and regulatory challenges that go hand in hand with managing global communications.

    Working with our expert partner SDL , we present a live webinar which will deliver insight and guidance on this topic, look in depth at one of the more traditional areas of patient liaison – trial recruitment – and bring you advice from the ‘frontline’ on what works in tackling these content challenges.

    On this latest live webinar, we’ll be discussing:
    •How to develop patient-centric recruitment content that REALLY communicates
    •Best practices of how to handle the linguistic, cultural and regulatory challenges often faced with creating multilingual patient-centric content
    •How simple content management best practices can help you become more patient centric with your content
    •Recent case studies: we’ll be discussing recent successes of global pharmaceutical businesses that have optimised and streamlined recruitment processes with relevant, accurate content development in the right language.
  • By now you've probably heard about new ransomware threats like CryptoWall, which encrypts your data and demands payment to unlock it. These threats are delivered via malicious email attachments or websites, and once they execute and connect to an external command and control server, they start to encrypt files throughout your network. Therefore, spotting infections quickly can limit the damage.

    AlienVault USM uses several built-in security controls working in unison to detect ransomware like CryptoWall, usually as soon as it attempts to connect to the hackers’ command and control server. How does it all work? Join us for a live demo that will show how AlienVault USM detects these threats quickly, saving you valuable clean up time by limiting the damage from the attack.
    You'll learn:
    How AlienVault USM detects communications with the command and control server
    How the behavior is correlated with other signs of trouble to alert you of the threat
    Immediate steps you need to take to stop the threat and limit the damage
  • As we reach the end of a difficult financial year, it is important to understand the significant financial reporting issues for 2015/16 and future reporting periods.

    This FREE webinar will provide an understanding of reporting issues that may impact on the NHS and is relevant for all finance staff who want to consolidate, update or refresh their existing knowledge.

    Presented by Debbie Paterson, Technical Editor, HFMA

    Debbie works for the HFMA as a technical editor. This means she provides support to the HFMA’s Accounting and Standards Committee, FT Technical Issues Group, the Prescribed Specialised Services Commissioning Group and the newly formed Care without Carbon Special Interest Group . She is also involved with writing and reviewing HFMA’s publications as well as updating and developing e-learning modules.

    Before working for the HFMA, Debbie worked for over 20 years for PwC, mostly as a technical expert providing accounting and auditing support to auditors and NHS bodies. During that time, she helped develop the NHS foundation trust ARM and worked with the DH on IFRS conversion.

    The webinar will cover the following topics:
    •New HM Treasury FReM requirements
    •Changes to the sector specific manuals for 2015/16
    •The charities SORP
    •Hot topics for 2015/16
    •Future reporting changes
  • Future-Focused Finance, through its Great Place to Work action area, aims to enable individuals and teams to develop themselves to have rewarding and enjoyable careers in the NHS. Coaching & Mentoring are integral parts of this action area: the work stream aims to develop potential at all levels of the finance function. We have developed a series of six free webinars that seeks to give participants the skills to develop effective Coaching & Mentoring relationships and skills as both coach/coachee and mentor/mentee.

    The final webinar in our series of 6 is entitled “Supporting Coaching and Mentoring in Healthcare Finance Teams”. Coaching and mentoring occur in teams and organisations in three forms: external provision; internal provision and manager as coach. How do we create the environment, structure and processes to maximise the benefits of coaching and mentoring? How can we evaluate coaching and mentoring and continuously improve the coaching and mentoring services that we offer to our staff? Whether you’re new to Coaching & Mentoring, or looking to refresh your existing skills, join Sotiris Kyriacou, Future-Focused Finance, Great Place to Work Workstream Lead for Coaching and Mentoring, Jonathan Bowyer (HFMA, Executive Coach) and Claire Merrick (HFMA, Coaching & Mentoring Services Manager) to find out more.
  • Although filtration is commonly practiced in many laboratories, it is a critical step in preparing media and buffers, clarifying samples, removing microbial contaminants, concentrating and inline filtering gases, to name a few applications. In order to choose the correct filter for your application, you need to consider the application, the material(s) to be filtered, and other factors that will be covered in this presentation. This webinar will focus on:

    An Introduction to Filtration:
    • Basic principles of filtration
    • Overview of membranes
    • Overview of formats

    Choosing the Correct Filtration Product for your Application:
    • Sterilization
    • Clarification of solutions
    • Ultracentrifugation
  • Physical chemistry and microengineering techniques are ever more important to tools in the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as fundamental biological and biochemical research. In this webinar we will discuss modelling techniques for analysing microfluidics, multiphase flows, heat and mass transfer, enzyme-catalysed reactions, and amperometric sensing techniques. We will focus on the use of these modelling methods for designing biosensors, bioreactors, and biological “lab-on-a-chip” devices. The webinar will include a modelling demonstration and a Q&A session.
  • This webinar will review most significative challenges Nuclear Medicine physicians find in early diagnosis of neurological diseases using Positron Emission Tomography. Imaging quantification offers the possibility to identify subtle features unnoticed for the human eye. Qubiotech's first product, IQBrain, offers to Nuclear Medicine physicians help to diagnostic neurological diseases as Alzheimer, epilepsy, dementia and others by merging PET and RM images and quantifying hemispheric differences in brain function. Quantitative information is given as statistical significative differences between patient brain metabolism and a data base of healthy individuals. Furthermore, PET and RMI images are merged into a single multimodal image the physician can interact with.
  • It's an infosecurity department's worst nightmare. There's been a breach and information is missing. After determining what's been compromised, you need to discover how the data was accessed and exfiltrated from your enterprise. Threats vary from system to system and include malicious insiders, organized crime and accidental disclosure. Data involved can include customer and/or employee information, intellectual property and financial records. Join Intel Security and (ISC)2 on March 17, 2016 at 1:00PM Eastern for a look into Intel Security's recent Data Exfiltration Study and discover how data is being stolen, what the bad guys are focusing on and what detection and prevention technologies might be working.
  • Open source software and code has become common place in application development, as have the use of vulnerability assessment tools. After all, no one wants to be the victim of the next Heartbleed, Poodle or Logjam. But vulnerability assessment tools, while helpful, have blind spots. How can you ensure that you are protecting your networks and applications from newly disclosed vulnerabilities? Join Black Duck Software and (ISC)2 on February 18, 2016 at 1:00PM Eastern for a discussion on VA Tools, Open Source Assets and secure application development.
  • Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and women, and is the second leading over all cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Each year, the CDC reports that approximately 135,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and over 50,000 succumb each year to the illness. The National Cancer Institute cites a decline in the mortality rate of colorectal cancer due to advanced screening and early diagnosis. Immunohistochemistry has served as the catalyst for these advancements in colorectal cancer diagnosis. This presentation covers many of the basic science, facts, and statistics of colorectal cancer, as well as the utility of immunohistochemical testing with markers such as cadherin¬17, CDX¬2, SATB2, and the mismatch repair proteins in the accurate diagnosis and survival rates of colorectal cancer.
  • This webinar will provide you with an overview how digital can be integrated into medical plans and what it takes to deliver multichannel medical excellence at launch.

    Key topics include:
    •Overview of typical launch categories and their key communication drivers and multichannel opportunities
    •The 4 main pre-launch stakeholders and how to integrate digital initiatives in a balanced medical mix whilst respecting legal and regulatory guidelines
    oeKOLs: Gathering insight and engagement planning
    oeHCPs: Channel selection to ensure immersive learning and education
    oePatients: Gathering treatment insight and prepare education & value-focused “beyond the-pill” strategies for launch
    oePayers: Establish value
    •Assess the clinical impact of e-medical programmes and how to create KPIs and dashboards to assess the success of your cross-channel activities
    •Prepare your organization for emedical excellence through multichannel skills development and enablement for MSLs and internal staff