TraceLink Announces Speaker Lineup and Advisory Board for FutureLink Barcelona

prnewswire | April 15, 2019

NORTH READING, Mass., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TraceLink Inc., the world's largest integrated digital supply network providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, today announced the speaker lineup and newly introduced Advisory Board for FutureLink Barcelona. The annual event, taking place June 11-13, 2019 at the Hesperia Barcelona Tower Hotel, sees leaders from across the life sciences industry in Europe, gather to collaborate on the digital transformation of the pharmaceutical supply chain. Speakers will explore how data can drive innovation, transform business operations, and improve patient outcomes with sessions on a range of subject areas including global regulation updates, digital recalls, analytics, supplier collaboration and creating value beyond compliance. "With the FMD deadline passed, FutureLink Barcelona has been designed to address the ongoing business value organizations can achieve from their serialization investment including managing drug recalls and shortages, driving efficiencies through supplier collaboration, engaging patients and caregivers through digital health, and leveraging analytics in the supply chain to make more informed decisions," said Shabbir Dahod, president and CEO, TraceLink. "FutureLink is the only industry event that brings together the end-to-end supply chain, and this is strongly represented in our growing lineup of speakers, who will explore the opportunities derived from a fully integrated digital supply network."

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