Excitement about wearables like the Apple Watch or Fitbit sometimes fuels unrealistic hype about healthcare marketing opportunities.
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Mobile app makers shared insights about how to improve people's health and change behavior at the Lions Health festival.
It's not always regulation or concerns about legal risks. Sometimes, a drugmaker's internal conservative culture is the biggest hurdle to overcome.
The effort is part of the consultancy's Startup Challenge that pairs health neophytes with mentors.
Medscape marked its 20th anniversary with a reunion this week that attracted staffers from the portal's earliest days.
Moore, a longtime Goodwill Ambassador for Unicef, talked with MM&M about how creativity can be used to improve public health.
The academic partnership builds on the company's 2014 collaboration with UCB on using sensors to gather biometric data about people with neurological disorders.
A timeline of important milestones in the era of patient engagement
Researchers say Twitter could provide critical insight into health needs for hard-to-reach groups.
Parties in the effort say the novelty of wearing an Apple Watch, along with a newly developed app, may help clinicians refine treatment plans and patient support.
Successful social-media engagement is not about the perfect picture or a tightly controlled brand. Instead, panelists at the Hub Convene conference indicated it's a matter of letting the audience take hold
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Either we need to stop calling it digital marketing (because digital is baked into business) and just consider it marketing. If we feel like we can't, then digital might very well be a dead-end job.
An early review of the Apple Watch
Hernandez is known for his ability to bring together patients and pharma. He joined Livongo Health to aid the firm's user experience.
Four start-ups presented their business models to pharma executives during the MM&M Transforming Healthcare conference on Thursday in New York City.
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The drugmaker and patient network teamed up to establish a formal framework for deploying activity trackers for patients with MS and for capturing that data.
Apple is putting the power of clinical trials in our pockets with ResearchKit.
FDA's application programming interfaces, or openFDA, reached 6,000 users less than a year after its launch.
The pharma sales model increasingly relies on key account managers rather than sales reps.
Patients benefit when they can directly access their health data. Studies suggest that direct patient access to healthcare information could improve patient participation in healthcare and possibly quality.
A group of computer science and engineering students at the Carlos III Universidad in Madrid used natural language processing techniques to translate social-media and forum posts into adverse drug reaction data.
At SXSW, for the first time, health wasn't a breakout topic, but rather a "break-in" topic that had the attention of just about every presenter and attendee.
The personal genetics company created a therapeutics group to extricate new drug targets from its research database.
A new survey from Cegedim Relationship Management claims that digital tools are being underutilized and represent an opportunity to meet the demands of HCPs.
A recent analysis found that most websites touting personal cancer medicine failed to provide risk data, while an insurer and a health system team up to develop best practices to improve the "how" of genetic testing.
FDA approves the first biosimilar, judge rules that FDA panel members had conflicts of interest, and a new venture will evaluate the effectiveness of digital health technologies.
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