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2019 Life Sciences Regulatory Outlook

Navigating the trends of life sciences and health care regulations

Gain insight into key life sciences regulatory compliance trends and developments that companies should be tracking and addressing in 2019.

Rethink and recalibrate: 2019 life sciences regulatory compliance trends

Life sciences companies exist to help patients and save lives. Regulatory compliance provides guardrails to ensure all companies play by the same rules. But the overall mission to serve the public and make the world a better place remains constant, regardless of shifts in the regulatory landscape.

Compliance modernization helps companies pursue their core mission and achieve compliance. Organizations do this as efficiently and effectively as possible by “thinking forward” and then harnessing the best available compliance practices and technologies to comply with current and future regulatory requirements. This is an ongoing need driven by never-ending technological advances and market expectations that are constantly rising.

The best time to pursue compliance modernization is when there is less buzz about new regulations and current requirements are leveling off or scaling back—because you have the time and resources to focus on it in a thoughtful way, instead of scrambling just to stay in compliance. Looking ahead, compliance modernization is likely to receive significant attention from life sciences companies.

Select a topic below to learn more about the life sciences and health care regulations we’re tracking for 2019. We’ll be updating each topic with new thought leadership and content throughout the year, so you can explore trends and insights as they develop.

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This publication is part of the Deloitte Center for Regulatory Strategy Americas’ annual, cross-industry series on the year’s top regulatory trends. To learn more about regulatory challenges and opportunities in other industries, visit the Regulatory Outlooks homepage.

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