Digital

Quanticate launches statistical monitoring services following the ICH GCP E6(R2) addendum

November 20, 2017

LONDON (UK) – Quanticate, a data-focused clinical research organisation (CRO), has launched its centralised statistical monitoring service (https://www.quanticate.com/centralized-statistical-monitoring) as an extension of its statistical consultancy offering in response to recent amendments to the International Conference of Harmonisation (ICH) Good Clinical Practice (GCP) E6(R2) guidelines. The new service will offer Quanticate’s customers statistical consultancy that incorporates […]

Otsuka And Proteus® Announce The First U.S. FDA Approval Of A Digital Medicine System: ABILIFY MYCITE® (aripiprazole tablets with sensor)

November 16, 2017

ABILIFY MYCITE (aripiprazole tablets with sensor) is a drug-device combination product comprised of Otsuka’s oral aripiprazole tablets embedded with an Ingestible Event Marker (IEM) sensor. The ABILIFY MYCITE System includes: ABILIFY MYCITE, the MYCITE® Patch (wearable sensor); the MYCITE APP (a smartphone application); and web-based portals for healthcare providers and caregivers(1)  The system records medication […]

Sciformix Corporation Collaborates with Oracle Health Sciences to Offer Full Service Validated Argus Enterprise Edition Drug Safety Solutions

November 13, 2017

Boston, MA. – November 10, 2017, – Sciformix Corporation, a leading scientific knowledge-based organization, is proud to announce its adoption of Oracle Argus Enterprise Edition platform to offer superior value to their customers in the Life Science industry. Through its collaboration with Oracle Health Sciences, Sciformix is able to offer its customers a fully automated […]

ePharma

November 9, 2017

Join 500+ digital pharma marketers, technologists, and digital agencies at ePharma 2018 to discuss the ongoing digital evolution of marketing practices in pharma, and the continual digitization of the patient and HCP journeys. Enjoy insightful conversations and be inspired through instructional case studies and leading-edge technology for strategies to embrace disruption and seize innovation.

Digital Health Is Not Just for Millennials – Ieso Digital Health

November 9, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, England, November 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —   – New study shows that the number of UK seniors receiving online therapy is significant and growing   – Older men outnumber older women accessing online mental health   While digital health technology adoption has consistently been higher amongst younger generations, a new study ‘The Use of […]

Michael Griffith Joins the HealthPrize Technologies Board of Directors

November 7, 2017

Former inVentiv executive brings key pharmaceutical services sector experience to HealthPrize’s board Norwalk, Conn. – November 6, 2017 – HealthPrize Technologies, a provider of adherence and patient engagement technology for the life sciences industry, announced today the appointment of Michael Griffith to its Board of Directors. Griffith is an operating partner of San Francisco-based private […]

CRF Health’s TrialMax Touch® Solution Selected for Landmark Global Oncology Study

November 1, 2017

Plymouth Meeting, PA – October 26, 2017: CRF Health, the leading global provider of patient-centered eSource technology and service solutions for the life sciences industry, today announced that its TrialMax Touch® solution has been selected by a top ten pharmaceutical company for a landmark global oncology trial. The  three year study marks CRF Health’s involvement […]

New Peer-Reviewed Study Finds Illegal Online Pharmacies are Using Twitter to Illegally Sell Percocet®, Fentanyl, Vicodin®, Oxycotin®, and Other Highly Addictive Opiods To U.S. Consumers

October 26, 2017

SAN DIEGO, CA (October 26, 2017) – Results from a new peer-reviewed study to be published in the November issue of American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) found illegal online pharmacies are using Twitter to market and sell Percocet®, Vicodin®, Oxycontin®, hydrocodone, fentanyl and oxycodone and other highly addictive and often deadly controlled substances to U.S. consumers, […]

Laboratory Informatics Leaders to Gather in Philadelphia

October 24, 2017

Philadelphia, PA  (October 20)  IQPC’s  14th Laboratory Informatics Summit, the nation’s foremost event addressing innovative solutions to leverage the modern lab will take place in Philadelphia, PA, this December 4-6, 2017. This summit will focus on key themes at the forefront of news today, such as leveraging the latest in machine learning to prepare for […]

Pfizer Follows up Successful Smoking Cessation App With Livingwith, an App for Cancer Patients

October 19, 2017

Two years after launching its smoking cessation app Quitter’s Circle, pharmaceutical company Pfizer is seeing impressive continued engagement with the app. It’s also applying the lessons learned from Quitter’s Circle toward other mobile health pursuits — including a recently-launched app for people living with cancer.   “We can do surveys right in the app,” Mark […]

Connected Health Conference

October 17, 2017

The Connected Life Journey: Shaping Health and Wellness for Every Generation The 2017 Connected Health Conference (CHC17) is the most anticipated event in connected health, bringing together the industry’s two leading events and top thought leaders for three days of inspirational, provocative and forward-thinking discussion. Plus, it’s now in Boston  — learn more about the […]

Janssen Research & Development Establishes First-of-Its-Kind Mobile Medication and Data Management Technology Platform for Industry Use iSTEP’s mobile technologies designed to improve trial efficiencies and speed drug development

October 12, 2017

RARITAN, N.J., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced that it has established the Integrated Smart Trial & Engagement Platform (iSTEP), a first-of-its-kind information technology toolset developed to automate investigational product supply and data management in clinical trials. The approach, developed by Janssen, is available for industry-use and is […]

Amazon is on the brink of deciding if it will make a big move into selling drugs online

October 12, 2017

Amazon’s push into pharmacy is very much an “if” and not a “when,” sources say. The company spends years researching opportunities before it telegraphs its intentions. The drug supply chain is particularly complex, with regulatory hurdles and entrenched competition.   Amazon is in the final stages of figuring out its strategy to get into the […]

Sword and Medexprim : combining clinical and imaging data in big-data research projects

October 12, 2017

Sword Group and Medexprim are partnering in view to offer cancer centers and large hospitals a unified solution to facilitate translational research, combining clinical and imaging data. SWORD GROUP has developed the innovative solution ConSoRe, in partnership with Unicancer, which federates 20 French leading not-for profit private cancer hospitals (« centres de lutte contre le cancer», http://www.unicancer.fr/unicancer) in France.  ConSoRe is an evolved […]

Digitizing Clinical Research Processes – The New Frontier

October 6, 2017

One in three people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, but according to the NIH, only 3-5% of adult cancer patients participate in clinical trials. Advancing therapies in oncology and other disease areas is at the forefront of academic and commercial R&D. But enrollment and site initiation is often hindered by daunting, time […]

GSK Consumer Healthcare Deploys Thinfilm Smart Shelf Tags with Flonase

October 5, 2017

OSLO, Norway — Thinfilm Electronics on Tuesday announced GSK Consumer Healthcare has commercially deployed Thinfilm’s SpeedTap tags to create interactive ‘smart’ shelves for enhanced communication with consumers at time of purchase decision-making in Canada.   “Connecting directly with consumers to provide unique and meaningful experiences is critical in today’s market,” stated Sriman Banerjee, director R&D […]

New Novartis Chief Eyes Productivity Revolution

September 28, 2017

By Sarah Neville and Ralph Atkins The incoming chief executive of Novartis, Vasant Narasimhan, has vowed to slash drug development costs, eyeing savings of up to 25 percent on multibillion-dollar clinical trials as part of his “productivity revolution.” The time and cost of taking a medicine from discovery to market has long been seen as […]

FDA Approves First Continuous Glucose Monitoring System For Adults Not Requiring Blood Sample Calibration

September 28, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, the first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used by adult patients to make diabetes treatment decisions without calibration using a blood sample from the fingertip (often referred to as a “fingerstick”). The system reduces the need for fingerstick […]

Amazon’s Alexa Now Offers Health Advice From the Mayo Clinic

September 21, 2017

Basic health information and advice provided by the Mayo Clinic is now available on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices. Owners who have downloaded the Mayo Clinic First Aid skill (Amazon’s version of apps) need only voice their concerns to receive answers to dozens of everyday health issues or other self-care instructions.   “Mayo Clinic produces trusted, evidence-based […]

Clinical Research IO unifies eSource with Financial Management for sites

September 19, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, MA- Clinical Research IO (CRIO) has just released its Financial Management module, which makes it one of the first eSource systems with integrated receivables and payables tracking for clinical research sites. Managing receivables is a significant pain point for clinical research sites. Some contracts pay by the visit while others pay by the procedure. […]

How the Apple Watch Could Change How We Treat Heart Disease

September 13, 2017

The new Apple Watch Series 3 gives users more real-time information about their heart than ever, and Apple hopes that it will also be able to alert users to potentially concerning heart beat patterns. The current version of the Apple Watch already tracks heart rate. But the newest version comes with cellular built in, which […]

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