Category Archives: Technology
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 […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: July 31, 2014
Big Data and the mindset that comes with it will have a fundamental impact on how pharmaceutical research will be conducted in the future, writes Peter Tormay. Innovation is the corner stone of the pharmaceutical industry. Unfortunately, the industry as a whole is not very good at it. For the last two decades the approval […]