The proposal is part of the 21st Century Cures initiative and would permit drugmakers to provide information about "scientific and medical developments" when communicating with providers and payers.
Delivering smarter dynamic communications rather than static timed communications based on self-reported data can help connect patients to information and support that drive brand loyalty and program success.
The Paris-based drugmaker's global president of R&D said that jumping through different and inconsistent regulatory hoops puts an "enormous" cost on drugmakers.
New data suggest Amgen's PCSK9 may reduce risks of heart attacks, Salix bidding is war too rich for Endo's blood, Actavis bipolar drug use is expanded to 10- to 17-year-olds.
The CMS said the issues should be resolved this week and will not affect this month's deadline for companies to submit payment data from 2014.
America's Health Insurance Plans offered its opinion of the Actavis Namenda IR antitrust case, giving its support to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Zogenix spins off painkiller business; Biogen Idec investigates the use of wearables in MS patients; J&J sues Celltrion and Hospira to delay Remicade biosimilar.
The agency hopes the adoption of electronic informed consent measures could help participants retain and understand information as well as allow quicker timing of updates.
FDA adds new language to low-T drug labels; Afrezza's launch has a poor start, investors say; BMS acquires prostate-cancer vaccine in a deal worth $975 million.
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