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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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Healthcare Providers Should be the Driving Force of Mobile Health

If you have a problem, there’s an app for that. The obsession with mobile apps is growing fast in medicine. And there are a lot of reasons for us to be excited about mobile health–it has tremendous potential to bring value to healthcare delivery and medical research. But as new medical and health wellness apps are […]

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