The main focus for Johnson & Johnson’s health and wellness solutions president Len Greer is getting patients motivated to improve overall health outcomes. Greer said Johnson & Johnson is undertaking efforts to apply behavioral science in such disease states as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease to improve patient health.
Challenged to think beyond current disease-state management solutions, a panel of leading consumer health executives anchored by Walmart VP OTC merchandising Annie Walker, examined the opportunities to disrupt customer habits and move beyond treatment to a mind-set on prevention at a special one-day thought leadership conference in Bentonville, Ark., co-hosted by Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum.
At NBTY, focused investment in a 10-week internship program, which most recently drew nearly 1,500 applicants from leading universities across the United States, ranks among the top strategies for attracting the next generation of business leaders.
Making emotional connections with one’s team — connecting with the head and leading with the heart — is a key element in nurturing future leaders, according to George Coleman, VP health care at CVS, at Drug Store News’ Future Leaders Summit.
That health care is undergoing a period of transformation is by now a well-known fact among industry professionals, and now is a uniquely fruitful time for organizations looking to innovate in the healthcare space.