Comprehend Systems Appoints New CEO in Response to Surging Demand for Clinical Intelligence Solutions; Enterprise Growth Expert to Scale Company and Expand Partner Ecosystem

November 20, 2017

Redwood City, Calif., November 13, 2017—Comprehend Systems, Inc., the leader in Clinical Intelligence solutions, has named Terry Cunningham CEO.  Cunningham will focus on scaling Comprehend in response to explosive customer demand for solutions that reduce time and risk in clinical trials. Cunningham will also drive expanded partner programs to help sponsors achieve faster, better clinical […]

The Pistoia Alliance AbVance Project Reaches a Key Milestone with First Release of Antibody Structures into the Protein Data Bank

November 8, 2017

The AbVance project aims to accelerate biologics drug discovery by increasing knowledge of antibody structures in the public domain  The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not for profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D has announced today that its project to increase  knowledge of antibody (Ab) structures has reached its […]

Real-World Evidence Generation in a Big Data World is Causing Disruption

October 23, 2017

In the life science industry, demand is exploding for evidence generated through real-world data. Unfortunately, most companies haven’t significantly updated their methods for generating evidence in the past 25 years. Are you ready to handle the disruption? This ebook covers numerous issues from a variety of stakeholders, including data visualization capabilities, advanced analytics, rich data […]

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 […]

Patient Centricity Works

October 18, 2017

Ensuring a patient-first strategy drives real results in commercial pharma Does patient centricity work? Actually, yes. There are increasing volumes of evidence that demonstrate that when you focus on the difference you make to patients, your commercial performance will improve. And, as other stakeholders adapt to the same economic conditions, driven by data and our ability to measure […]

Anthem, HealthCore and Boehringer Ingelheim Initiate World’s Largest Pragmatic Clinical Trial to Study People Living with COPD in a Real-World Setting

October 5, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS & RIDGEFIELD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The first patients have now enrolled in AIRWISE, the world’s largest ever pragmatic clinical trial in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to study how commonly prescribed medicines may reduce the occurrence of exacerbations of COPD.   Anthem, HealthCore and Boehringer Ingelheim Initiate World’s Largest PCT to Study COPD in a Real-World […]

Inovalon Announces Agreement with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. to Support Outcomes-Based Contracting

September 21, 2017

BOWIE, Md., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inovalon (NASDAQ:INOV), a leading technology company providing advanced, cloud-based platforms empowering a data-driven transformation from volume-based to value-based models across the healthcare ecosystem, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., to understand the potential role of abuse-deterrent formulations of opioid medications […]

The Future of RWE Technology-Moving Beyond Rapid Cycle Analytics

August 31, 2017

Rapid-cycle analytic technologies represent an important advance in the pursuit of improved evidence generation practices – but this is only the first step. Learn how RWE technology is evolving through standardization, efficiency, and democratization of data.

Amgen and Humana Partner For Improved Health Outcomes And Efficiency

August 23, 2017

Two of the nation’s leading health organizations, health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and biotechnology company Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN), have teamed up to identify opportunities to improve health outcomes and improve efficiency by unlocking new insights from the real world health care experiences of Humana’s 13 million members. In the collaboration agreement between Amgen […]

Humana, Amgen to Collaborate On Data-Backed Care Research

August 23, 2017

Humana and Amgen are collaborating on an effort to use data and real-world evidence to find ways to improve health outcomes and improve provider efficiency. The agreement between Humana, a health plan administrator, and Amgen, a biotechnology company, will initially focus on six medical conditions that are widespread and expensive to treat. First to be […]

FDA Sets Inaugural Meeting of First-Ever Patient Engagement Advisory Committee

July 27, 2017

Imagine checking your blood sugar levels several times a day with a glucose meter to keep your diabetes under control. Or maybe you’ve had a hip joint replaced or a stent inserted in your coronary artery to treat a heart blockage. Maybe you participated in a clinical trial to help researchers or a manufacturer better […]

Partnership Opportunities in Drug Delivery (PODD) 2017 Meeting Announced by The Conference Forum

July 24, 2017

The Conference Forum announced the 7th annual Partnership Opportunities in Drug Delivery (PODD) event will be held October 19-20, 2017 at the Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. This strategic level event covers the latest drug delivery technology developments, partnerships and insights, plus extensive networking opportunities with more than 325 key industry decision makers. “What’s exciting about […]

Roche Bolsters Digital Diabetes Care Services With Mysugr Acquisition

July 6, 2017

Roche has purchased all shares of Austria-based mobile diabetes platform mySugr, strengthening its digital health services for diabetes care. mySugr provides apps and services that combine diabetes coaching, therapy management, numerous test strips, automated data tracking, and integration with multiple medical devices. The deal will integrate mySugr into the firm’s new patient-centred digital health services […]

Drop In Sudden Cardiac Arrests Linked To Obamacare

June 29, 2017

If 22 million Americans lose their health care coverage by 2026 under the GOP Senate’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, how many people could die? The question is at the heart of the debate raging in Washington, D.C., but has been difficult to answer. “Show me the data on lives saved […]

Zephyr Health and Decision Resources Group (DRG) Maximize Value of Formulary Data for Life Sciences Commercial Teams

June 20, 2017

Provider Market Access: A First-of-its-Kind, New Product Offering is Now Available BURLINGTON, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zephyr Health, the leading Insights-as-a-Service solution provider for Life Sciences companies, and Decision Resources Group (DRG), one of the healthcare industry’s most trusted providers of market intelligence and global data products and services, today […]

Outcome Health Raises Financing at $5 Billion Valuation to Accelerate Growth and Transform Healthcare

June 5, 2017

The company’s first-ever round of funding supports the expansion of its health intelligence platform to every consultation room around the world so patients, providers and caregivers can make the best health decision CHICAGO – May 31, 2017 – Outcome Health, which partners with healthcare providers to serve actionable health intelligence at the moment of care […]