Digital chemistry & Pharma IT

How to use antibiotics wisely

Good and bad bacteria. Antibiotics swipe both ways. Thats the crucial point. The same medicines that can rid the body of potentially life threatening illnesses, like TB, syphilis or meningitis, can whether prescribed willy-nilly by practitioners or demanded by patients, taken unnecessarily or not taken as prescribed destroy the bodys own natural bacteria.In a culture

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Improving Patient Outcomes through Pharmacy Informatics

To celebrate American Pharmacists Month (October) and the role of the pharmacy informaticst, I interviewed HIMSS member, Ashley Mains Espinosa, PharmD, MS, CPHIMS, to learn about her career in pharmacy informatics. My current career position is a product of opportunity, community, and legacy. These systems primarily taught me patterns of success with product launches and

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Amazon is on the brink of deciding if it will make a big move into selling drugs online

Amazon is in the final stages of figuring out its strategy to get into the multibillion-dollar prescription drug market.The company will decide before Thanksgiving whether to move into selling prescription drugs online, according to an email from Amazon viewed by CNBC and a source familiar with the situation. If it decides to make that move,

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Global IoT Healthcare Market is Estimated to Reach $205 Billion by 2024, Says Variant Market Research

Global IoT Healthcare Market Report, published by Variant Market Research, forecast that the global market is expected to reach $205 Billion by 2024 from $54 Billion in 2016, growing at a CAGR of 20.2 % from 2016 to 2024. By geography, Asia-Pacific and RoW are expected to grow at a CAGR of 22.2% and 20.6%,

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Our Guide to Pre-Approval Access to Drugs For Both Doctors & Patients

By ALISON-BATEMAN HOUSE In April 2016, I published guidance, in the form of a mock case study, on how to access a drug before it has been approved by the FDAwhats known as pre-approval (or expanded or compassionate) access. In particular, the FDA rolled out a new, streamlined form for single-patient requests, and Congress passed

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FDA OKs Pfizer Drug for Rare, Fast-Killing Type of Leukemia

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed.The agency approved Pfizer Inc.’s Besponsa for patients with a type of advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia. By then, life expectancy is low.”These patients have few treatments available and today’s

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Medisafe Launches Medisafe Insights to Turn Medication Data Into Actionable Insights for Pharma

Medisafe, a personalized medication management platform has announced the launch of Medisafe Insights, a proprietary market research tool (HIPAA compliant and ISO secure) for pharma. Eclipsing 4 million users and 1 billion doses managed, Medisafe is turning its database of patient information, combining demographics, medication details, medical conditions and comorbidities, engagement with content and interventions,

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