September 29, 2014 in Uncategorized
We want your feedback today! Sponsored by the Forum on Health Innovation, a collaboration of Harvard’s Business and Medical School, the Health Acceleration Challenge looks for “proven ideas that have the potential to do great things for the US health care delivery system.”
September 17, 2014 in In the News
Physicians are often stuck with the timeless struggle of getting patients interested in their day-to-day well-being, and mobile healthcare technology—also known as mHealth—is making the battle easier by pushing people to take better care of themselves and be more alert about their health. While some studies have (at times) shown complex devices like smartphone apps, biometric clothing and fitness trackers can improve outpatient decisions, even something simple like reminding people via text message about their dietary choices can improve overall health awareness and comprehension, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
September 10, 2014 in In the News
Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials: Average cost to develop one new drug in 2012 was $1.3 BILLION. Neurology Clinical Trials: Average Phase I Neurology trial costs about $9,000 per patient per month. Oncology Clinical Trials: Adult Clinical Trial participation rate is 3%. Government Sponsored Clinical Trials: On average 4,012 hours (range of 1,512 to 13,319 hours) were required for a government sponsored trial.
September 01, 2014 in In the News
The end of a beautiful Labor Day weekend was met by the very unfortunate news of the leaked photos of more than 100 female celebrities. Whether these photos were nude or not, it has raised serious questions, although not new questions, regarding the security of Apple’s iCloud.