Empower the future of healthcare through strategic foresight 


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Empower the future of healthcare through strategic foresight 

Envision a future where patients effortlessly access detailed electronic health records, using AI for precise diagnoses and personalized treatment plans—no need for physical visits.  Seem impossible?  

Not for the experts in Field Engagement at Novartis. They employ strategic foresight, a process that transforms current facts into plausible, thought-provoking and logical future scenarios. Foresight practices involve creative thinking about potential futures and systematically analyzing patterns influencing change, integrating data and findings. 

Join us for an enlightening conversation with Ywan Karlen, Global Director of Future Engagement Model/ Field Engagement at Novartis, a pioneering life science pharmaceutical company committed to reimagining medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. Ywan and his team navigate the challenges and opportunities that the future pharma field force, the customers they serve and patients may face, ensuring Novartis remains at the forefront of innovation. In this episode, we explore the impact of design thinking, the practicality of translating insights into actionable strategies and identifying emerging industry trends with significant future potential. From integrating internal, customer and patient feedback for a comprehensive understanding of future scenarios, to envisioning a technology-light future, we delve into these topics and more. Tune in now. 

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