Thu.Aug 11, 2022

Pharma Distribution: Carving New Ground

Pharmaceutical Commerce

Pharmaceutical distribution today is anything but monolithic.

Ultrasound Sticker for 48 Hours of Imaging

Medgadget

Engineers at MIT have created an ultrasound patch that can provide long-term ultrasound imaging of internal organs and structures.

Regions On Rise: Life Sciences Across US

Pharmaceutical Commerce

Exploring the competitive and unique offerings in three of the US’s lower-cost economic development regions—and how success in these areas has been boosted by COVID.

Powering Rapid Cognitive Analysis with AI

Impetus Digital

Tom Sawyer , CFO at Cognetivity Neurosciences , sat down with me to discuss the benefits of AI-driven dementia detection technology for patients, health care providers, and clinical research.

Genetic Counselors Insight: Growing Popularity of At Home Testing

InCrowd

With the growing popularity of at-home testing for genetics, we asked Genetic Counselors their thoughts on at-home testing and its efficacy. We first asked – What do you think about patients doing at home testing? For example, Everlywell, LetsGetChecked, 23andMe etc?

DNA-Based Nanorobot Interacts with Live Cells

Medgadget

Researchers at INSERM (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale) in France, and collaborators, have developed a DNA-based nanorobot called the Nano-winch. The tiny creation is made using DNA molecules and a “DNA Origami” approach.

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Expanding Subscription Offers in RightFind Offers SME Organizations More Options and Flexibility

Copyright Clearance Center

The post Expanding Subscription Offers in RightFind Offers SME Organizations More Options and Flexibility appeared first on Copyright Clearance Center. CCC in the News

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The fight is on: As US pricing reform advances through Congress, pharma gears up for a brawl

Fierce Pharma

The fight is on: As US pricing reform advances through Congress, pharma gears up for a brawl. fkansteiner. Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:30

FundamentalVR rakes in $20M for its VR, haptics platform

MedCity News

FundamentalVR, a startup that sells virtual reality and haptic software for medical simulation, recently closed a $20 million Series B funding round.

Market reaction to Sanofi's upcoming litigation over Zantac is 'overblown,' analysts say

Fierce Pharma

Market reaction to Sanofi's upcoming litigation over Zantac is 'overblown,' analysts say. kdunleavy. Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:29

Patients will bear the steepest consequences of proposed cuts to home health

MedCity News

In the current market where inflation and the costs of healthcare continue to rise, there’s […]. Daily Health Services Health Tech Hospitals MedCity Influencers Opinion SYN Top Story home health

Moderna CEO touts plan for triple combo respiratory shot in 'three to five years': report

Fierce Pharma

Moderna CEO touts plan for triple combo respiratory shot in 'three to five years': report. esagonowsky. Thu, 08/11/2022 - 09:39

Meet the 7 startups Mayo Clinic just welcomed to its AI accelerator

MedCity News

Mayo Clinic recently welcomed seven more healthcare startups to its accelerator program. In exchange for an equity position in each startup, Mayo Clinic gives young digital health companies the opportunity to refine their AI models using its deidentified data sets and subject matter experts.

GSK, Sanofi and Haleon ‘facing billions of dollars in Zantac liability’

Pharma Phorum

GSK, its consumer health spin-off Haleon and Sanofi could be on the hook for billions of dollars in potential damages over Zantac, a gastrointestinal drug pulled from the market in 2020 after it was linked to cases of cancer.

Employees want help with their health benefits, survey finds

MedCity News

Many employed Americans misunderstand their health insurance plans, and 72% want someone to just tell them what the best plan is for their specific needs, the survey found. Consumer / Employer Daily Payers SYN Top Story enrollment health insurance

Increase in dry powder inhalers could lead to decreases in greenhouse gas emissions

Pharmaceutical Technology

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that, according to GlobalData’s Epidemiology Database, affects approximately 14% of the UK population, and almost 88 million people in the seven major markets worldwide (US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Japan).

The future of healthcare: Digitally streamlined workflows

MedCity News

The shift to digitally streamlined workflows is long overdue, and organizations that fall behind risk higher costs, lower patient satisfaction, and higher staff member burnout and put the facility at risk for a patient safety event.

Blueprint exec spots key Ayvakit readout, dealmaking plan as 'independent precision therapy company'

Fierce Pharma

Blueprint exec spots key Ayvakit readout, dealmaking plan as 'independent precision therapy company'. Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:59

Abridge scores $12.5M, launches AI-powered medical notetaking tool for doctors

MedCity News

Abridge, a medical conversation AI startup, recently closed an oversubscribed $12.5 million Series A funding round. The company also launched a new app for physicians that listens to visits and creates a near-instant summary that adheres to their prototypical note structure.

'The Top Line' podcast: The brouhaha over the landmark drug pricing bill, what’s behind Pfizer $5.4B Global Blood Therapeutics buyout deal plus more

Fierce Pharma

The Top Line' podcast: The brouhaha over the landmark drug pricing bill, what’s behind Pfizer $5.4B Global Blood Therapeutics buyout deal plus more. tcarey. Thu, 08/11/2022 - 13:50

Viome Life Sciences launches at-home oral/throat cancer test for consumers

MedCity News

The saliva-based test has been found to have 95% specificity and 90% sensitivity. Consumers can purchase it online and have it shipped to their house. Consumer / Employer Daily Devices & Diagnostics SYN Top Story cancer Viome Life Sciences

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6 Ways Pharma Brands Can Optimize Social Listening Tech

Fierce Pharma

6 Ways Pharma Brands Can Optimize Social Listening Tech. jpiatt. Thu, 08/11/2022 - 13:04

After RNA therapy falls short in the eye, ProQR Therapeutics pivots to liver, CNS

MedCity News

RNA therapies developer ProQR Therapeutics is eying a future without ophthalmology.

How Pharmacogenomics may finally realise its promise

Pharma Phorum

More than 60 percent of all American adults take prescription drugs , amounting to approximately 131 million individuals.

340B entities face increased challenges in a shifting regulatory and enforcement landscape

MedCity News

Concerns about who qualifies under the 340B Program, how drugs can be dispensed to patients, and how much entities will be reimbursed may significantly impact the operation of the 340B Program as Congress intended. This evolving landscape poses challenges to all stakeholders.

Samsung Biologics recognised for sustainable growth

European Pharmaceutical Review

The Frost & Sullivan Institute stated that it is proud to present Samsung Biologics with the 2022 Enlightened Growth Leadership Award for not only demonstrating growth excellence but also social responsibility.

Gemini enters business combination deal with Disc Medicine

Pharmaceutical Technology

Gemini Therapeutics has signed a definitive agreement to merge with Disc Medicine in an all-stock deal to create a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. To back the merger, Disc raised funds worth $53.5m

What Pharma Can Learn From the Consumer Market When It Comes to ESG

PharmExec

The pharma industry is beginning to perform better with environmental, social, and governance (ESG).

Spain’s pharma industry IT recruitment activity rises 18.3% in July 2022

Pharmaceutical Technology

Spain’s pharma industry registered an 18.3% rise in IT hiring activity in July 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database. The industry’s overall hiring increased by 1.22% in July 2022 when compared with June 2022.

The Architecture of Global, Scalable, Next-Generation Patient Support Programs

PharmExec

Patient support programs (PSPs) have an opportunity for growth and innovation.

US pharma industry IT recruitment activity drops 5.1% in July 2022

Pharmaceutical Technology

The US’s pharma industry registered a 5.1% drop in IT hiring activity in July 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database. The industry’s overall hiring is decreased by 4.42% in July 2022 when compared with June 2022.

Despite AbbVie’s Botox prowess, underdog Galderma has leveraged soft skills to succeed in aesthetics

PharmaVoice

Galderma may not have the biggest name in aesthetics, but as the sector grows past pandemic lows, the company is relying on its people to build a loyal customer base

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AstraZeneca’s IT hiring activity rises 8.9% in July 2022

Pharmaceutical Technology

UK-based company AstraZeneca’s IT hiring rose 8.9% in July 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics database. The company’s overall hiring activity increased by 8.89% in July 2022 when compared with June 2022. IT jobs claimed an 8.1%

Securing Sales Solutions in Pharma

Pharmaceutical Commerce

Contract sales organizations are evolving alongside the companies they serve.