Category Archives: Technology
By Guest Blogger | Published: August 19, 2014
The health sciences industry received some important and encouraging news from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in late June—an announcement that may, ultimately, help to transform the way data is collected in clinical trials and lead to safer studies and faster time to market. The FDA issued new draft guidance that stated its […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: August 14, 2014
Three medical affairs experts — Sean Turbeville, David A. Wells, and Charles Wolfus — review the capabilities of Google’s latest technology for delivering information to healthcare professionals in the field.
By Pharm Exec | Published: August 8, 2014
PharmaChk, a portable anticounterfeiting device, has received a $2 million transition-to-scale grant from Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development. PharmaChk is being developed in conjunction with researchers at Boston University (BU) to detect and quantify active ingredients in medicines.
By Pharm Exec | Published: August 6, 2014
Medtech employment remained steady in last year with most medical device makers experiencing an increase in their workforce, according to a new jobs report published by EP Vantage. Of the top 15 device makers, only three experienced a reduction in headcount and two of those were due to companies spinning off their respective pharmaceutical operations, […]
By Peter Houston | Published: August 1, 2014
In the media world, it’s easy to see when a market is really taking off — someone starts a magazine or a website about it. Well, I just heard about some journalists from one of the UK’s leading gadget magazines who have headed out on their own to launch a wearable computing title. So I […]