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Techies are increasingly interested in healthcare. Here’s why they should make the jump

24 Aug 2020

The chief digital officer of drug giant Novartis says tech professionals don’t need a background in biology to switch industries.

The healthcare and pharmaceutical industries are having a moment with techies. Drug giant Novartis conducted a survey of more than 2,500 technologists this summer and found that 83% of them said they were “very likely” or “somewhat likely” to consider careers at healthcare or pharma companies. The reasons varied from the opportunity to innovate through technology (52%) to making healthcare more efficient (49%) and improving quality of care (49%).


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