October 18, 2019
The life science industry is making moves in the digital health space. In fact, within the last two years Sanofi, Novartis and GSK have all recently inked deals with digital health companies.
However, the relationship between pharma companies and digital health has not always been infallible. This week Novartis division Sandoz broke ties with its digital therapeutic partner Pear Therapeutics. ...
June 24, 2019
Ask any provider organization what is at the center of healthcare and you’re bound to hear, "It’s the patient." But in reality, there is often a gap between new innovations and that patient experience.
“They always say our innovation is driven by patients or patients are put at the heart, at the center of what we do. But when you take a closer look and at it sometimes what you see is these are...
March 29, 2010
Pew Internet Research recently published a report that notes that for patients with two chronic illnesses, 52 percent are Internet users. Another Pew study found that 27 percent of patients over 65 years old define themselves as "e-patients". The director of the Center for Connected Health, Joseph Kvedar, points to the latest Pew Research in the first post of his new Connected Health (cHealth)...
April 27, 2009
Telcordia's Senior Scientist George Collier told attendees at ATA here in Las Vegas, "Voice calls are so yesterday -- I rarely use my Blackberry for calls compared to all the other things I do with it... the mobile is a ubiquitous companion that we can use ... to help deliver on the promise of participatory health care."
Mary Foto, CEO of The Foto Group tells attendees that the WSJ's recent...
March 16, 2009
By Karen Katz, Esq. Director of Business Development, Health, Medtech and e-Health at Mintz Levin
"So to stop the computer, I click on "start?" This question from my retired, 76 year old Dad as we go through how to shut down Microsoft Windows for the hundredth time. Yup. It's counter-intuitive.
With the aging baby boomer population, 259 million cell phone users in the United States and the...