Jawbone data shows that people mentioning Pokémon Go in their comments have been walking 62.5% more than usual.
U.S. companies accounted for nearly a quarter of the startups funded to celebrate Publicis' 90th anniversary.
In partnership with inVentiv Health, MM&M found a millennial doctor to ask about her frustrations with the existing pharma marketing model to her willingness to text patients.
Pfizer brand teams competed in a shark-tank style challenge, with the winning teams receiving funding for their ideas.
It's a common refrain in healthcare and among patients, providers, and payers: Despite massive investment, no one has figured out how to change human behavior.
While they may not be at the top of a long list of priorities, the sheer size (all 75.3 million of them!) of millennials makes them too important to overlook.
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At the MM&M Transforming Healthcare conference, Iyengar told attendees how to take into account a consumer's behavior and emotion when marketing medical products.
CeyHello, a newly launched social networking mobile app, tackles medication adherence by connecting patients, caregivers and family members.
Monique Levy, who's spent more than a decade helping drugmakers understand technology shifts, has joined PatientsLikeMe, the online discussion platform for people with chronic illness.
Facebook has found that 43% of people who watch the first three seconds of a video will stay for 10 seconds. To create engagement, agencies need to rethink the creative approach.
Welcome to the mobile era for clinical trials, in which phone and tablet technology promise to upend a costly and unwieldy process.
Physicians like mobile and they prefer the iPhone to Android devices — and that knowledge is changing the way drugmakers promote their products online.
An initial list of consumer health tech deemed essential by MIT and Harvard doctors is short on pharma-backed apps or services.
AstraZeneca plans to incorporate a mobile app that gathers information about side effects in three clinical trials studying an experimental combination therapy for ovarian cancer.
A nonprofit institute will soon start producing consumer reviews of digital health tools that have been vetted by Harvard clinicians.
The health insurer will offer Fit4D's diabetes coaching program to its members after testing the program during a pilot last year.
Mobile app makers shared insights about how to improve people's health and change behavior at the Lions Health festival.
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The updated app now tracks everyday health metrics including weight, activity and glucose levels.
Researchers say Twitter could provide critical insight into health needs for hard-to-reach groups.
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The company said revenue from pharmaceutical and medical device sponsorships and advertisements rose 10.7% but the company put some initiatives on hold.
We know it's early days (the smartwatch been available for three days to be exact), but we'd like to know how it is going.
Apple's ResearchKit could accelerate the pace at which industry approaches start-ups building products in the patient-facing part of health tech
Apple is putting the power of clinical trials in our pockets with ResearchKit.
The small screen makes it a user-friendly medication adherence tool.
Though it's unlikely that patient portals will ever be accessed as often as mobile banking, ensuring that the patient portal provides obvious value to a patient's experience with a healthcare provider remains an important point.
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