Pfizer REMOTE trial

By Jonah Comstock 08:21 am June 17, 2015
Pfizer Head of Clinical Innovation Craig Lipset In 2011, Pfizer announced a novel clinical trial that would be fully remote, with every aspect of the trial being handled either online, over the phone, or by mail. But that trial was cancelled due to a failure to recruit enough participants, and a promised mulligan never emerged. Craig Lipset, Pfizer's Head of Clinical Innovation, said at the...
By Brian Dolan 04:47 am July 14, 2011
In an industry as new as mobile health there are plenty of opportunities to announce a “first”. “The first medical app to do ‘x’” could be a tagline for a great number of the thousands of apps in appstores today. The second quarter of 2011, however, did bring a number of important milestones related to mobile health. Many of them are likely true “firsts,” but what will be more interesting is not...
By Brian Dolan 08:11 am July 13, 2011
Mobile health is the future of medicine, according to a recent National Journal article. The author of the piece, Ceci Connoly, is a senior adviser to the McKinsey Center for U.S. Health System Reform. Connoly said that while the future of medicine includes breakthroughs and innovations on a number of fronts, while research her paper on the future of medicine, "what [she] heard about the most was...