Patient Identity theft, Fitbit, Apple Watch disgust, Hospital mistakes public (PRVR 9/15 – 19/2014)

Pharma Research VIDEO Report is sponsored by the Toluna Healthcare Practice, offering highly engaged physicians, health professionals and ailment sufferers for global research using cutting-edge methodologies, sophisticated, yet easy-to-use analytic tools and specialized products including Pharmacy Intercept, dedicated communities, patient record studies and more.

Toluna Healthcare Practice is recommending everyone read this Kaiser Family Foundation release for its emphasis on the growing importance of patients in industry research:

http://kff.org/health-costs/report/2014-employer-health-benefits-survey/

This week on PRVR: 1) The Boston Globe warns about the seriousness and dangers from stolen patient records. 2) Dick Vanderveer’s September 11 blog mentions FitBit’s legal right to sell data the device collects. 3) Federal regulators have decided to reverse course and begin making public records of eight hospital patient mistakes. 4) The Apple Watch introduction paid scant attention to healthcare. 5) India’s poor patent laws with Rx drugs are severely limiting the number of new drugs being made available there. 6) Big Data has brought at least four important benefits for healthcare.

MD want to replace EHRs. Set up med device registries. Google Calico invests $250 M (PRVR 9/8-12/2014)

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On this PRVR: 1) EHRs have become part and parcel of physician practices, but a good percentages of them want to start their EHR over. 2) Apple lays out legalities with health care app providers. 3) Three prestigious health organizations recommend establishment of registries to assess medical devices. 4) The Affordable Care Act’s 2.3% medical device tax is supposed to cause job losses and sales drops. So, far those expectations look like they are half right. 5) Google Calico puts its money where it counts, matching AbbVie dollar-for-dollar, in exploration of age-related diseases. 6) China’s human clinical trails are said to be extraordinarily populated with impoverished Chinese youth.

Amazon the next industry entrant? mHealth imperfections. iWatch next week (PRVR 9/02 – 05/ 2014)

Pharma Research VIDEO Report is sponsored by the Toluna Healthcare Practice, offering highly engaged physicians, health professionals and ailment sufferers for global research using cutting-edge methodologies, sophisticated, yet easy-to-use analytic tools and specialized products including Pharmacy Intercept, dedicated communities, patient record studies and more.

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On this PRVR: 1) Reports suggest that Amazon is about to join the ranks of Samsung, Google and Apple in the pharma and health care consumer fields. 2) MHealth tools are highly imperfect, according to a University of Texas study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. 3) Gartner says MHealth devices have reached their peak of hype and now need to escape a “trough of disillusionment.” 4) Beneufit, Inc.’s device for Parkinsons patients stands out in the field of MHealth. 5) Government health data needs to be put into context in order for consumers to reap the benefits of these data, advises Premier, Inc. in a letter to the Senate Finance Committee. 6) Apple’s iWatch will be introduced September 9.

Brian Mondry on Apple, Google, etc entering pharma MR (PRVR 8/25 – 8/28/2014)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report: 1) Private health care exchanges are popping up across the U.S. and getting the attention of employers.  2) Physicians report their need for updated media literature.  3) A Decision Resources’ study explains the value of package insert development during a new drug’s development to curtail consumer nonadherence.  4) InCrowd’s app is enabling a private, confidential, double-blinded setting for physicians to query each other.  5) Kantar Health Global Head of Digital Innovation, Brian Mondry, discusses the industry benefit of outsiders like Apple, Google and —– in advancing healthcare information.

Population Health takes center stage (PRVR 8/18 – 22/2014)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report: 1) A pilot project shows mobile might be the most cost-effective way of reaching Medicaid recipients. 2) PMLive.com wonders about wearable tech’s continued consumer use. 3) The FDA is concerned about the effects of publishing early clinical drug test data. 4) A study shows the existence of four digital health consumer segments. 5) Dr. David Nash of the Jefferson School of Population health speaks with PRVR about Population Health, a specialty area exclusive to Thomas Jefferson University.

Preventing MD shortages; Getting “Well-Being” in control (PRVR 8/11/14)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report: 1) FutureDocs Forecasting tool looks to help discover the causes of a projected MD shortage. 2) Gallup-Healthways Well-Being 5™ measures, reports and tracks the strongest predictor of health and performance outcomes over time and well-being. 3) PWC expects healthcare insurance pricing won’t increase as much in 2015 as in pre-Obamacare years.  4) Dr Social CEO Claudio Teri claims that the success of TripAdvisor portends solid consumer participation in his physician review service.

Google’s impressive HC exploits; Med device cos’ new biz model (PRVR 8/4/14)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report:
1) Google’s Baseline Study is looking to create the fullest picture of a healthy human being, through data collection from personal trackers, health-related apps and a broad array of other essential data. The goal is to develop solutions to killer diseases. 2) 23andMe’s achieves a second life through $1.4 million NIH research grant. 3) Veronica Combs explains how healthcare reform and other factors are making medical device cos’ operating model obsolete. 4) The healthcare analytics market will achieve 25% compound annual growth rate through 2019.

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