Clinical caution with social media; Health problems versus coverage; MD new Rx adoption (PMRV–3/17/2014)

News on this week’s Pharma Research VIDEO Report:
1) The Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development comments on the pharmaceutical industry’s cautious use of social media, explaining how it could be accelerated.
2) Prosper Insights & Analytics released its “Healthcare Coverage Vital Signs Matrix,” which studies the links between health problems of individuals and their actual healthcare coverage.
3) M/A/R/C Research EVP Randy Wahl discusses research’s tendency to overstate adoption of new drugs and what is being done about it.
4) The Center for Medicare & Medicare Services withdrew its proposal to revise Medicare Part D following protests in Washington by insurers, pharmacies, pharmacies, health providers and patients.