Industry insights

Speed, innovation and digitalization as businesses’ top priorities

Boosting speed to market, fostering innovation and implementing disruptive technologies are the top three strategic priorities of global businesses. That is one of the findings of this year’s global, cross-sector survey of around 1,300 CEOs conducted by KPMG.
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Room for improvement: Transparency in Swiss healthcare falls short

Digging for gold or drowning in data? More transparency in healthcare improves quality of care and stabilizes costs over the long run. But there’s still a long way to go. KPMG’s latest report comparing the data transparency in healthcare across 32 countries finds that Switzerland is not alone in its struggle to make the most of transparency.
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The decline of the traditional pharmaceutical business model

As the sector stands at a crossroads, the traditional pharmaceutical business model may become obsolete. Although it may be too late to halt its decline, it’s certainly not too late to rethink how pharmaceuticals can adapt and thrive in the face of shifting payer attitudes and patient empowerment.
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Value-based pricing in pharmaceuticals: Hype or Hope?

In the face of stagnant healthcare budgets and ever-growing demand for care, pharmaceutical companies are under severe pressure to demonstrate the value of their products. Value-based pricing has exciting potential to help improve patient outcomes – and at an affordable cost.
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Shaping Switzerland’s Digital Future – Seven visionary business opportunities

In order to survive digital transformation and successfully secure its competitive edge in the long term, the Swiss economy will have to win out over a range of disruptive forces. In its whitepaper “Shaping Switzerland’s digital future”, KPMG outlines 7 areas of innovation and opportunity for Switzerland.
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Risk management – balance is everything

The higher the risk, the greater the return is a basic premise believed to also apply to business. The true art behind managing a business lies in maximizing profit while minimizing risk. It seems that CEOs abroad appear to be doing better at this balancing act than Swiss CEOs according to their self-assessment as expressed in KPMG’s CEO Outlook.
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