From fast-tracked clinical trials to emergency medical devices and telehealth innovations, the Life Sciences sector is providing solutions to Covid-19. This series of reports explores what risks organisations are entering into as they ride to the world’s rescue and how they can protect themselves
With the scientific community throwing everything it has at Covid-19, best practice is slipping in clinical trials. What trade-offs are being made and who is liable?
Consumer manufacturers pivoting to help in the fight against Covid-19 have been surprised by the liabilities they face in an unfamiliar sector. But even the specialist makers of ventilators, diagnostic tests and PPE have faced challenges, some of which will linger even after the pandemic is over
The pandemic has fast-tracked telehealth into the mainstream, so what are the risks that technology companies should be aware of as they expand and innovate quickly in order to meet customer needs and how are such technologies deployed changing the face of healthcare?
Genomics has provided us with a new armoury for tackling pandemics, enabling us to respond faster and with more accuracy to COVID-19. Behind the scenes it is also gradually redefining healthcare, ushering in a more predictive and personalised approach, with potentially big implications for drug company liability.