Have you given any recent thought to how much more you embraced technology over the last twelve months or so? Internet services, video conferencing, and all the online shopping. Additionally, without the pharmaceutical industry and modern technology, would we currently have an effective vaccine and a hopeful light at the end of the pandemic tunnel?
Digital technology improves efficiency and productivity in a number of ways. Let’s dive a little deeper, and learn more about how digital technology shapes our lives, both professionally and personally.
Digital technology is a broad term for computer products. Hardware and software applications that generate information, store information, and process information.
Here are examples of digital technology used in everyday life. There are many more than the few provided below, and new technology is continuously evolving.
- electronic readers
Let’s take a moment to reflect on the last year. Digital technology allowed many the flexibility to continue to work from home. Can you imagine how much higher the unemployment rate would have been without digital technology?
Children continued primary and secondary schooling from home. Undergraduate and graduate students attended their classes virtually. All thanks to digital technology.
Think about the consequences if we did not have digital technology today. Most Americans feel disruptions to internet and cell phone services is a big problem.
In the Workplace
Do you use a computer for work? What types of programs or software are specific to your profession or company?
With digital technology, we are better communicators. We are better collaborators. We are more efficient with managing projects and tasks, resulting in improved productivity.
Digital technology improves the lives of employees all while benefiting companies too. Can you think of an industry that makes a significant impact on improving lives with the help of technology?
Medical professionals and the healthcare industry as a whole, have embraced technology. We can seek professional care through a virtual portal, have our prescriptions electronically submitted to a pharmacy, and complete some diagnostic tests without leaving home. Think about how many have benefited from virtual healthcare in recent months.
Big pharma companies rely on digital technology in ways we never gave much thought to. Artificial intelligence manages and analyzes enormous amounts of data so that pharmaceutical companies can continue to and improve on drug development. With digital technology, medical advances are made quicker, without forgoing quality.
Roivant Sciences is a healthcare company focused on realizing the full value of promising drug candidates to improve the lives of patients and their families. They are redefining big pharma.
Roivant Sciences developed technology allowing for quicker advancement of medicines. They have run many successful global clinical studies and have achieved FDA approvals.
Digital technology is here to stay. The world continues to recognize the great benefits and advancements in digital technology. The pharmaceutical industry continues to research and develop drugs, making great advancements in medicine.
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