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AI in Pharmacovigilance — Re-imagining the ICSR processing

Over the last few decades, we have seen a spurt of medicines approved by regulatory authorities which have necessitated an increase in the need for monitoring drugs. Pharmacovigilance, is an arm of medical science which deals with gathering, monitoring and assessing the safety of drugs. It has gained increased focus and prominence, over the last decade. It’s thus not a …

5 ways digital technology is impacting health

In a recent survey launched by Total Biopharma, leading pharmaceutical and biotech executives were asked to rate the areas of healthcare which they felt would be most significantly impacted by the emergence of digital health. From a long list which included clinical trial management, medical adherence and health education, these were the most highly rated areas of healthcare which set …

The Story of Digital Health

This is the story of DigiHealth. Three years ago I was living in New York, managing a team and portfolio of pharmaceutical conferences throughout America. One day, having gone to the dentist to have a particularly painful wisdom tooth examined, a scan revealed that I had a malignant tumour in my left cheek. What followed was a painful and genuinely …

Digital Health 2014 Market Survey released

Digital technology is set to transform the way that health-related issues are studied, diagnosed and managed. Already a huge industry in the United States, Europe has been somewhat slower on the uptake. However even in Europe digital health activities are starting to surge and a fully fledged industry is emerging. Things like clinical trials, medical adherence, data reporting and even …

How 7 visionaries are driving healthcare disruption

‘Digital health’ is a bit of a buzzword in the healthcare sector right now. It holds real potential to change the way in which patients are diagnosed, treated and cared for. I’ve been doing some digging in this space recently and have build a short list of seven individuals or companies who are actively deploying digital health mentality and technology …