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Lascar Electronics Releases Vaccine Temperature Monitoring Kits

Most vaccines have to kept within a narrow temperature range to maintain their properties, so convenient vigilant tracking of temperature changes of the vaccines is important in making sure they’ll work. Lascar Electronics, an Erie, PA firm, has unveiled a line of new devices specifically for keeping eye on stored vaccines. Show More Summary

Corvida Medical’s Halo Hazardous Meds Transfer System FDA Cleared

Corvida Medical, a firm based in Coralville, Iowa, obtained FDA 510(k) clearance for the Halo Closed System Transfer Device, a product designed to prevent clinicians from being exposed to hazardous medications such as those used in chemotherapy. Show More Summary

Samsung’s New HS70A General Purpose Ultrasound

Samsung Medison is releasing the HS70A, a new full featured general purpose ultrasound system. It has a large 23? swiveling LED screen, and a touchscreen control panel in addition to main controller board, and automatic preset setup and selection that activates the right transducer and gets the exam moving quickly. Show More Summary

Cutbacks at C&E News

Word is this morning that Chemical and Engineering News has let at least 8 staff members go in a reorganization, including former editor-in-chief Maureen Rouhi. The magazine outsourced its advertising sales some months ago, rather than...Show More Summary

Sanofi Pays to Get Back Into Oncology

You may recall that Sanofi basically threw its hands up in the air some time back about its entire oncology R&D efforts. Or, since they're so relentlessly French over there, perhaps it was the Gallic Shrug instead. Either one would fit - the company just wasn't seeming to get anywhere. Show More Summary

AllTrials in the USA

We’re excited to announce that 50 patient groups, consumer organisations and medical societies have come together to launch AllTrials USA today! These groups have said: "We are calling on everyone in our sector to join us in supporting the AllTrials campaign. Show More Summary

Aetna Executive Joins Welltok as New Chief Technology and Product Officer

Welltok, developers of the CaféWell Health Optimization Platform that guides and incentivizes consumers, announced today the appointment of Brian Garcia as chief technology and product officer. With an established reputation for bringing...Show More Summary

Survey: 59% of Healthcare Orgs Lack Digital Health Strategy

59% of healthcare organizations are either behind schedule with their digital health strategy or have no digital health strategy currently in place. The remaining 41% of healthcare organizations state they are on schedule with implementing...Show More Summary

Serious Risks About Existing Drugs Aren’t Given to Trial Participants

New research finds some serious risks are not disclosed on consent forms given to trial participants for studies involving approved drugs.

Pharmalot.. Pharmalittle.. Good Morning: We’re Catching up on NantKwest, Biogen and Lots More!!

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the middle of the week. Congratulations on making it this far and remember there are only a few more days until the weekend arrives. So keep plugging away. After all, what are the alternatives? While you ponder the possibilities, we invite you to join us for a delightful cup of stimulation. Show More Summary

For Pharma Marketers, Celebrities + "Social Media" = Gold Mine!

Today, I learned from a @Novartis tweet that yet another celebrity is  teaming up with a pharmaceutical company to leverage "social media" for marketing purposes. The celebrity is singer and LGBT rights activist Cyndi Lauper, who admits...Show More Summary

When the Healthcare System Works

I was recently at a meeting where a colleague described a recent interaction with BIDMC.She had a traumatic injury on a weekend afternoon and suspected a fracture. Rather than visit an emergency department filled with high acuity patients,...Show More Summary

An Independent Cost Analysis of the ABIM Maintenance of Certification Program

4 days agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

Today, the first independent cost analysis of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program was published online before print in the Annals of Internal Medicine from the University of California...Show More Summary

How I got 86% off my malpractice insurance. Now, you can too!

I’m a physician entrepreneur. In 1998, I opened my first clinic. My malpractice: $500 per year. Then I tried life as an employed physician. Hated it. So in 2005, I opened my ideal clinic. Best. Job. Ever. My malpractice: $1,230 per year. Want low premiums? Here’s how I did it. A quick tutorial. New malpractice […]

Volume controlled versus pressure controlled ventilation in ARDS

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It Really Seems That SA E-Health Is Continuing Not To Be Managed As Well AS One Might Hope.

This appeared a few days ago.More costs ahead for new RAH but not all beds will initially operate July 24, 2015 9:54PM BRAD CROUCH MEDICAL REPORTER The AdvertiserTHE new Royal Adelaide Hospital faces further cost blowouts, won’t have...Show More Summary

Why EMR Patient Portal Technology Isn’t the Answer

In the 80’s there was a popular phrase in the IT space: “Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM.” Buying IBM was a “safe bet” that wouldn’t get questions or scrutiny from company leadership. The same today could be said about EMRs. Purchasing one of the “Big 3? EMR systems to meet federal requirements for... Read More

Tyto Care Raises $11M for Home Telehealth Platform

TytoCare Ltd., an emerging Israel-based telehealth company has closed $11 million in Series B funding led by Cambia Health Solutions. Other participants in the round include OrbiMed Advisors, Walgreens, Fosum Pharma and LionBird. Founded...Show More Summary

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