Abbott Launches the First and Only Smartphone Compatible Insertable Cardiac Monitor in the U.S.

October 26, 2017

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has secured U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Confirm Rx Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM), the world’s first and only smartphone compatible ICM designed to help physicians remotely identify cardiac arrhythmias. With FDA clearance Abbott can now provide U.S. patients a new […]

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 […]

Novartis Launches First Large-Scale Smartphone-Based Study In Multiple Sclerosis

August 23, 2017

Novartis has launched what it claims is the first large-scale mobile research study which will gather data on multiple sclerosis (MS) from patients via their smartphones, removing the need for them to visit a medical professional at the clinic.   The study, known as ‘Evaluation of evidence from smart phone sensors and patient-reported outcomes in […]

Cmed to Demonstrate the Capture, Visualization and Real-Time Analysis of Clinical Data using encapsia® at Mobile in Clinical Trials and DPharm 2017

August 21, 2017

DURHAM, NC — August 16, 2017 – Cmed has announced it will present its encapsia® clinical data suite at Mobile in Clinical Trials and DPharm: Disruptive Innovations to Advance Clinical Trials 2017. Attendees at both conferences will have the opportunity to learn about how encapsia® streamlines the capture, management and reporting of clinical data, helping […]

Abbott Laboratories is expanding its mobile healthcare reach with a program designed to better treat diabetes.

July 20, 2017

Abbott is partnering with Bigfoot Biomedical Inc., a Milpitas, Calif., mobile medical technology startup founded by parents of children with type 1 diabetes, the form of the disease that afflicts children and young adults. Under the new arrangement, Abbott and Bigfoot will develop and market diabetes management systems that combine Abbott’s glucose sensing technology with […]

11th Digital Pharma East

July 13, 2017

Join more than 800 attendees for the largest event focused exclusively on digital marketing for the life sciences — Digital Pharma East — now in it’s eleventh year. Get actionable insights from our faculty of more than 130 senior-level experts when the conference returns to Philadelphia this October 3-6 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. There […]

Apple is quietly working on turning your iPhone into the one-stop shop for all your medical info

June 15, 2017

Imagine turning to your iPhone for all your health and medical information — every doctor’s visit, lab test result, prescription and other health information, all available in a snapshot on your phone and shared with your doctor on command. No more logging into hospital web sites or having to call your previous doctor to get […]

Bayer Receives FDA Approval of myBETAapp and BETACONNECT Navigator

June 1, 2017

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 30, 2017 – Bayer today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for myBETAapp and the BETACONNECT Navigator. With this software in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, people using the electronic BETACONNECT autoinjector to administer BETASERON (interferon beta-1b) can use Bluetooth technology to connect […]

Mobile Apps: a 360° Guide For Clinical Trials

March 31, 2017

Mobile apps are an important link between researchers and patients, but using them in clinical development requires rigorous preparation. Download this white paper to learn more about data strategies for mobile apps throughout the trial life cycle, the current and future regulatory environment, and how to provide deeper patient engagement.

The Pistoia Alliance Calls on the Life Sciences to Support Greater Collaboration to Overcome Technology Challenges

March 30, 2017

Machine learning, deep learning, and pre-competitive data analysis will deliver tangible benefits to patients  The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not for profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, is calling upon the industry to improve collaborative efforts to use patient data to its full effect. In a series of […]

Medfusion Announces Enhancements to Mobile Patient App

February 22, 2017

CARY, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(HIMSS17 #MP36) – Medfusion, a leading provider of patient experience solutions, today announced enhancements to Medfusion Plus, the free mobile app that gives patients one place to securely view all health data for themselves and all family members. “We’ve ensured patients can quickly and easily share information with providers, added additional facilities to […]

mHealth Wearables Boost Patient Healthcare Both Inside and Outside the Hospital

February 2, 2017

LONDON, Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A surge in healthcare patient monitoring wearables will soon help reduce readmission risks and better prevent the occurrence of serious medical traumas, alleviating growing performance pressures on healthcare services. ABI Research forecasts the patient monitoring wearable market, which includes remote and on-site devices, will grow from 8 million shipments […]

Wearable Technology Show Embraces Digital Health

January 31, 2017

The Wearable Technology Show returns to London in March for its fourth outing with a strengthened focus on digital health, 6,000 attendees in its sights, global leaders and influencers on its 200-speaker strong conference programme and over 100 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations in smart technology. The fourth Wearable Technology Show takes place 7-8 March […]

GlaxoSmithKline sponsors MIT real-world data flu app in the hope it goes viral

January 19, 2017

GSK is sponsoring a new Android mobile app that was created with the aim to raise awareness, educate users and collect health outcomes data relating to the flu and other ailments. The app, Flumoji, was developed by MIT Connection Science, a cross-discipline group from the US Institute, and is being positioned as a ‘health wizard’. […]

ePharma Summit

January 9, 2017

Seize the opportunities in front of you now to be patient-focused, innovative and progressive and catapult your organization to the head of the digital transformation curve. Learn, connect and grow with 800 of your peers, thoughts leaders, industry trailblazers, and technology partners within the pharma digital transformation and marketing landscape. Walk away with knowledge and […]

AiCure Wins 2016 Scrip Award

December 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Annette Larkin December 1, 2016 703.772.6427 Using artificial intelligence to optimize patient behavior New York City, NY – AiCure, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) on mobile devices to visually confirm medication ingestion, today announced that they are the winners of the 2016 Scrip Award in the category of Best Technological […]