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FDA Balancing Act

Silver Spring, MD-Ambitious technological innovation and the US healthcare system are two things that do not often logically go together. Young startups and large corporations are both facing substantial obstacles in the field of mobile health apps, or mHealth apps. Creating mHealth apps that...

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The Global Communications Expecation

San Francisco, CA — Sukh Chugh, Director of Research and Development Informatics Services (RDIS) at Allergan, stepped up to the Digital Pharma West podium to talk about managing global teams as one of the last talks of the day. This is an unusual talk for HxP to cover, but we’re...

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Customers Consume Experiences, Not Products

San Francisco, CA — Gautam Gulati, Chief Medical and Innovation Officer at Physicians Interactive, was the only speaker at Digital Pharma West to start his slide deck with a burrito: It’s a wonderful cuss-filled diatribe by Lucky Shirt, indicting an unfortunate burrito maker who...

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Real Community Collaboration at Genentech

San Francisco, CA — Ed Lang, Director of Product Public Relations, gave Digital Pharma West a peek into some of the digital experimentation happening at Genentech. Genentech has a culture of innovation. Each of their scientists has 25% of their time to work on anything except the...

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Five Emerging Trends in Digital Health

San Francisco, CA – Malay Gandhi, Managing Director at Rock Health came to Digital Pharma West to help us see the future through the changing investments of big digital health backers. Quick background: Rock Health funds and supports entrepreneurs who work in digital health. To them,...

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Pfizer’s Innovation Lead on Changing Culture

San Francisco, CA – Daniel Seewald is the Director of Worldwide Innovation at Pfizer. He took the stage early at Digital Pharma West today to talk about the cultural conditions needed to enable breakthrough innovation and share some examples of how Pfizer is doing just that. He started...

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Google Aims To Find What Health Looks Like

Mountain View, CA –In an effort to identify diseases earlier, Google is looking to identify the true definition of what it means to be in good health by using data, their enormous computing resources and an all-star research team led by Dr. Andrew Conrad. The research, named the...

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Mythical Digital

Is digital healthcare being strong-armed by myths? According to a new study done by McKinsey & Company, the desire for digital healthcare is growing steadily, despite the fact that there are many myths about the future of this digital era. People don’t want to use digital services for...