FDA approves Medtronic's tablet-controlled pain device

FDA approves Medtronic's tablet-controlled pain device

The Intellis system can be programmed via a Samsung's Galaxy S2

Almirall looks to crowdsource new skin health treatments
Almirall looks to crowdsource new skin health treatments Launches open innovation platform AlmirallShare
Merck to co-lead new oncology big data alliance
Merck to co-lead new oncology big data alliance Will work with Project Data Sphere to improve cancer care
FDA approves first substance use mobile medical application
Pear Therapeutics' Reset device offers cognitive behavioural therapy
Novartis looks outside pharma to accelerate its digital transformation
Novartis looks outside pharma to accelerate its digital transformation Appoints former Sainsbury's Argos executive Bertrand Bodson

Pharma and digital

FDA approves Medtronic's tablet-controlled pain device
FDA approves Medtronic's tablet-controlled pain device The Intellis system can be programmed via a Samsung's Galaxy S2
Merck to co-lead new oncology big data alliance
Merck to co-lead new oncology big data alliance Will work with Project Data Sphere to improve cancer care
Novartis looks outside pharma to accelerate its digital transformation
Novartis looks outside pharma to accelerate its digital transformation Appoints former Sainsbury's Argos executive Bertrand Bodson

Online audiences

Investment firm pays $2.8bn for WebMD
Online health information portal will join KKR's Internet Brands subsidiary
Healthcare in the digital age
Healthcare in the digital age Prof Jan Kimpen on a decade of digital change in healthcare and its future direction of travel
The digital doctor-patient relationship
The digital doctor-patient relationship The potential of doctor-facing and patient-facing tools

Digital strategy

How Bayer transformed its approach to digital
How Bayer transformed its approach to digital Head of digital development Jessica Federer on how the company built digital into its DNA
Pharma sales in the digital era
Pharma sales in the digital era A successful marketing strategy must embrace customer preferences and strive for a channel mix that provides the right information at the audience's convenience
Pragmatic digital health
Pragmatic digital health Pharma will have to move beyond tech hype if its digital efforts are to have a genuine impact

Social media

Sanofi Genzyme brings The World Vs MS to Denmark
Sanofi Genzyme brings The World Vs MS to Denmark Firm's Communiqué Award winning campaign launches in another local market
Sanofi continues pharma's trend of ditching the corporate blog
Sanofi continues pharma's trend of ditching the corporate blog Will integrate Speaking of Sanofi content into its main US website
HRA Pharma takes to social media to support its ellaOne brand
HRA Pharma takes to social media to support its ellaOne brand Launches new Facebook and Twitter channels for its morning after pill

Mobile and pharma

FDA approves first substance use mobile medical application
Pear Therapeutics' Reset device offers cognitive behavioural therapy
Sanofi and Evidation Health strengthens partnership
Sanofi and Evidation Health strengthens partnership Pharma giant to tap into behavioural data platform
Shire to customise MicroHealth's app for haemphilia patients
Shire to customise MicroHealth's app for haemphilia patients Will collaborate with the digital health firm on its mobile monitoring tool

Regulatory issues

FDA poised to start digital health pilot
Forms a key part of the agency's new digital innovation action plan
European regulators mull use of… QR codes
European regulators mull use of… QR codes EMA’s Heads of Medicines Agencies committee outlines packaging proposals
FDA: Cybersecurity is an ever-present risk for medical devices
FDA: Cybersecurity is an ever-present risk for medical devices US regulator issues new guidance for manufacturers

Best practice

Boehringer's ASCO blog picks up digital excellence award
Boehringer's ASCO blog picks up digital excellence award Work by Ogilvy HealthPRwins Prescription Products/Patient Health prize
Novo's ‘virtual mannequins’ win digital award at PMEA
Novo's ‘virtual mannequins’ win digital award at PMEA Med ed programme Decisions in Time was delivered with emotive
Boehringer continues award-winning ChatAFib tweet chat
Boehringer continues award-winning ChatAFib tweet chat Its next social media discussion follows the programme's Communiqué win