The life science product development and launch cycle has long made the industry a perfect fit for on-demand talent—with short-term phases of drug development and steps that can be projectized. Industry leaders have traditionally harnessed this powerful resource to address challenges that include complex payer dynamics, regulatory change, pricing pressures, medical breakthroughs, and increased M&A activity.
Today, as companies strive to engage and serve patients in new ways, keep pace with technological developments and regulatory changes, and navigate uncertainty and a fluctuating talent landscape, on-demand talent provides an agile source of skills—allowing life science leaders to keep pace and gain competitive advantage.
This guide explores eight key capabilities in which high-end independent talent are serving life science companies:
- Market Access, Value, and Reimbursement
- R&D and Clinical Solutions
- Commercial Excellence
- Digital Health and Innovation
- Strategy and M&A
- Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Quality
- Organization and Transformation
- Interim Leaders, Thinkers, and Doers