Apple iWatch’s HC info partners; HelloMD reworks MD-patient choices (PRVR–7-21-25/2014)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report: 1) Apple’s iWatch — rumored to launch as early as October — with management team in place, and making impressive health care information partnerships.    2) Health startup HelloMD is recruiting top 1% of doctors and making them available to consumers who want to see the best and who are willing to pay cash for access.

MDs push mobile clinical apps; clinical apps to explode; Chris Bogan on Payer MR (PRVR–7/07/14)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report: 1) Physicians have taken the next step with mobile health care devices, employing wearable tech to attempt to track patient progress and motivate activity. 2) Lux Research predicts a spike in clinical monitoring apps in the next 10 years that will make current personal mobile health care apps secondary in importance. 3) Best Practices LLC President & CEO Chris Bogan discusses his report, “Increasing Market Access Through Innovative Payer Market Research,” with a close look at why this research has become all consuming for pharmaceutical companies.

IMS buys part of Cegedim; Health policy researcher eschew social media (PRVR–6/30 to 7/3/2014)

This week on Pharma Research VIDEO Report:  1) IMS Health’s acquisition of assets of Cegedim vastly increases IMS’ size and may lead to new insights  2) New pharmaceutical research registry announcements.  3) Johnson & Johnson announces new alliances to explore early-stage therapeutic innovations for pharma, medical devices,diagnostics and consumer health.  4) Perelman School of Medicine reveals health policy researchers limit their social media use to communicate research findings  5) IDC Health Insights releases a new report to help payers effectively reach & engage segments of their member populations, which have changed due to ACA.