Patient Adherence

Synzi Offers a New Platform to Improve Patient Engagement and Care Delivery

January 9, 2018

Clearwater, FL, —Synzi announced today a new investment from Kinderhook Industries forming a new separate entity from language services company, Stratus Video. Synzi’s cutting-edge platform brings together several methods of communications which enhance the telehealth marketplace. The platform improves patient interactions by leveraging mobile devices to strengthen engagement, optimize health outcomes and reduce costs. For health […]

FDA Seeks Patient Engagement for Clinical Trials, Precision Medicine

January 4, 2018

The FDA is seeking nominations of individuals interested in joining the new Patient Engagement Collaborative (PEC), which will discuss how to improve patient engagement in medical product development, clinical trials, precision medicine, and other regulatory matters.   The FDA is looking for patients, caregivers, and representatives from patient groups with direct or indirect disease experience. […]

PBIRG & PMRG join forces to create Intellus Worldwide, Your Association for Healthcare Insights and Analytics Merger brings together 100+ years of experience to improve patient lives through research-driven insights

December 20, 2017

Minneola, Fla. – PBIRG (Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence & Research Group) and PMRG (Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group) announce the upcoming merger of their associations. In January 2018, the organizations will join forces to form Intellus Worldwide, Your Association for Healthcare Insights and Analytics.   Combined expertise for greater impact Intellus Worldwide brings together more than 100 […]

Enhancing Therapeutic Alliance and Promoting Shared Decision Making

December 18, 2017

The latest White Paper from the health psychology experts at Atlantis Healthcare examines how collaborative communication between healthcare professionals and their patients (the ‘therapeutic alliance’) can lead to improved patient outcomes. The paper explores the role played by pharmaceutical companies in overcoming barriers to effective patient communication during consultation and treatment. It also looks at […]

Building a Collaborative HCP-Patient Relationship: Insights from Health Psychology

December 18, 2017

Research shows that patients who have a good relationship with their HCPs are more likely to achieve better health outcomes and have greater adherence to their treatment. Dr. Kate Perry, Director of Behavioral Science at Atlantis Healthcare, provides insights on the benefits of a collaborative therapeutic alliance – why it’s important, how it evolves throughout […]

FDA Launches Online Tool To Help Doctors Prescribe Antibiotics

December 14, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration has launched a new website to help clinicians make more informed prescribing decisions by ensuring they have direct and timely access to information about when bacterial or fungal infections are likely to respond to a specific antibacterial or antifungal drug.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medisafe Launches Free Adherence Grader Tool That Ranks Adherence To Pharma Products Worldwide

October 5, 2017

BOSTON, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Medisafe, the leading medication adherence platform now surpassing 4 million global users, today announced the launch of Adherence Grader, a free data insights tool for the healthcare community interested in tracking medication adherence. Now available at AdherenceGrader.com, the tool gives pharmaceutical brands, researchers, caregivers, journalists and other interested parties […]

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 […]

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 […]

marcus evans to Host the 2nd Annual Innovation Excellence for Life Sciences Conference on November 29-30, 2017 in Boston, MA

September 5, 2017

marcus evans will host the 2nd Annual Innovation Excellence for Life Sciences Conference on November 29-30, 2017 in Boston, MA. By attending this exclusive event, delegates will receive practical knowledge and tangible insights from leading innovation, R&D, corporate development and strategic alliance professionals on how to institute internal frameworks that foster cross-lateral participation in innovation, […]

CR Expo China 2017 Poised to Boost Rise of Assistive Device Industry

August 21, 2017

The press conference for Care & Rehabilitation Expo China 2017 was held at China Disabled Persons’ Federation, on August 14th, 2017. Present at the conference are leaders including HU Xiangyang, Director of Rehabilitation Department of China Disabled Persons’ Federation, LI Xi, Director of China Assistive Devices and Technology Centre for Persons with Disabilities, OU Ling, […]

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