Digital

Meditraq launches to simplify serialisation data challenge

January 15, 2018

A new serialisation implementation partner has formed to assist the increasing number of companies needing to meet the data requirements of looming global regulation changes. With the pharmaceutical industry struggling to meet serialisation requirements in over 55 countries, Meditraq supports its customers with the deployment of serialisation software solutions. Part of the Tjoa Group, together […]

Roche and GE Healthcare Plan ‘Industry First’ Digital Platform

January 11, 2018

Roche and GE Healthcare are joining forces to develop clinical decision support software that they say will be the first of its kind.   The digital health platform will combine data from Roche’s biomarker, tissue pathology, genomics and sequencing portfolio with that from GE’s medical imaging and monitoring equipment.   The advanced analytics tying this […]

Pharma Customer Experience Summit 2018

January 10, 2018

Now in its 5th year, the Pharma Customer Experience Summit (March 28-29) is the leading peer-to-peer CX conference for the pharma industry. The conference focuses on three pharma customer segments – patients, payers, and providers – and examines how a better customer experience – led by design thinking, content, measurement, and technology – can drive […]

2017 was a big Year for FDA Digital Health Regulations

December 27, 2017

Beyond fielding an ever-increasing number of digital health clearances, the FDA had a full plate in 2017 as it sought to revise its regulatory processes for the shifting healthcare landscape. The beginning of the year saw a new administration take the reins, and with it the nomination and appointment of a new commissioner, Scott Gottlieb. […]

Accenture and Roche Collaborate to Enhance Digital Healthcare for Cancer Patients

December 21, 2017

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced a collaborative services agreement with Roche. Under the terms of this exclusive multi-year agreement, Accenture will provide digital data integration services to Roche’s NAVIFY Tumor Board solution.   “Tumor board coordination is labor intensive and time consuming for healthcare providers. Accenture’s global scale, deep digital expertise, and innovation […]

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on advancing new digital health policies to encourage innovation, bring efficiency and modernization to regulation

December 7, 2017

Today we’re announcing three new, significant policy documents to advance the FDA’s approach to the development and proper oversight of innovative digital health tools. We know that consumers and health care providers are increasingly embracing digital health technologies to inform everyday decisions. From fitness trackers to mobile applications tracking insulin administration, these digital tools can […]

FDA Approves ECG Band For Apple Watch

November 30, 2017

The FDA has approved a band for the Apple Watch that records an ECG. According to AliveCor, the Kardia Band is the first medical device accessory approved by the FDA for the Apple Watch.   The Kardia Band is activated with a touch of its integrated sensor. It displays the rhythm in real time on […]

AI Pharma 2018

November 29, 2017

Roche Acquires US Laboratory Big Data Company Viewics

November 22, 2017

by Dominic Tyer Roche has bought a US software firm to gain access to its cloud-based big data platform for laboratory IT systems. California-based Viewics will become an integral part of the Swiss pharma company, allowing it to bolster existing digital capabilities within its diagnostics operations. Roland Diggelmann, CEO Roche Diagnostics, said: “We are excited […]

Dexcom Announces Development Agreement with Lilly to Integrate Dexcom CGM into Connected Diabetes Ecosystem

November 22, 2017

Two leaders to combine tools aimed at reducing complexity and burden while improving outcomes in diabetes management SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), the leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for people with diabetes, today announced a development agreement with Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) to include Dexcom CGM into Lilly’s Connected Diabetes Ecosystem. […]

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, […]

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