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The Power of Simplicity in mHealth

“Technology is at its best and the most empowering when it simply disappears.” That is what Jony Ive, Apple’s chief designer said about the new iPhone 5S. Although many may argue whether the technologies used in iPhone 5S are truly the “best” and “most empowering,” Mr. Ive made a good point about the importance of […]

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Venture capital indicates trends of digital health

The pharmaceutical industry has been experiencing some fundamental changes–outstanding efficacy and cost-effectiveness is more essential than ever for a drug to gain market access; the traditional one-size-fits-all blockbuster strategy has been increasingly challenged by personalized medicine, and the use of medicine is declining. These changes suggest the pharmaceutical industry needs to transform from “drug maker” to […]

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Demonstrating the value of mobile health Through evidence-based initiatives

Earlier this week,  the pharma company Boehringer Ingelheim launched a study to evaluate a digital technology enabled self-management solution to potentially improve the health of patients with Type 2 diabetes. The study, called SMART, aims to personalize the disease management for patients via a program delivered through web and smartphone. According to a press release, the […]

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