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FT Healthcare Conference: Society as Stakeholder

Speakers at the 2nd annual Financial Times US Healthcare and Life Sciences conference in New York last week discussed the cost of health, and the implications of an increasingly vocal and influential stakeholder group: the local populace. After opening remarks from Andrew Jack, FT’s prolific pharmaceuticals correspondent, Pfizer CEO Ian Read took the stage at […]
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Woodcock Urges Forward March Toward Personalized Medicine

New approaches for conducting clinical trials and developing therapies that actually prevent and cure disease are key to the future of effective drug therapy, according to Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). Personalized medicine has achieved mainstream status, accounting for more new drug approvals and promising pipeline candidates, […]
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Customer Engagement: Can Technology Help Find That Sweet Spot?

In the rush toward customer engagement, can technology find the sweet spot? Cegedim Relationship Management held its annual conference on trends in the life sciences industry last week, with two days of speakers and workshops focused on the interrelated themes of Transformation and Innovation.  The central question: if the business of pharma is changing at […]
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Docs Get Smart with New Technology

Pri-Med, a provider of professional education solutions to a community of 235,000+ primary care physicians (PCPs), recently surveyed PCPs on their use of smartphones. The results of a recent survey of more than 700 primary care physicians nationwide shed light on the current adoption rate of smartphone usage, how PCPs are using the devices, and […]
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Is M-health Just for M-people?

Jacky Law asks who is really being served as medicine adapts to an increasingly mobile, connected and interactive world? If m-health advocates are to be believed, more than a fifth of all medicine will be practised online by 2013 and much of that will be by phone. Peter Wagemann, vice-president of mHealth Initiative, goes further, […]
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