Diagnostics
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When a Health Care Business Model Disruption is Self-Destructive

David Davidovic - November 13, 2015

Some time ago, I wrote an article here on the Uberization of Healthcare and how silly that expression is. In essence, I tried to tamper the enthusiasm…

BioPharma Beat: mHealth Apps – to Regulate or Not to Regulate
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
533 views

BioPharma Beat: mHealth Apps – to Regulate or Not to Regulate

David Davidovic - May 12, 2015

As healthcare apps for mobile devices continue to proliferate, soon to be in the thousands, there is a lingering question as to whether or not they will…

Biopharma Beat: Patient Engagement Throughout the Drug Development Lifecycle
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Biopharma Beat: Patient Engagement Throughout the Drug Development Lifecycle

David Davidovic - April 9, 2015

Medical research and development, including that which is done by the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, is highly dependent on patients.  Historically, this dependency has centered on clinical…

BioPharma Beat: The Uberization of Healthcare – A Silly Extrapolation
Business
450 views
Business
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BioPharma Beat: The Uberization of Healthcare – A Silly Extrapolation

David Davidovic - March 3, 2015

New start-ups focusing on digital health are being born daily.  I regularly attend demo days organized by accelerators, which are quasi vocational schools for start-ups where they…

BioPharma Beat: Wearables for Health – A Mile Wide and an Inch Deep
Business
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Business
443 views

BioPharma Beat: Wearables for Health – A Mile Wide and an Inch Deep

David Davidovic - January 12, 2015

I'm reporting from the third day of CES 2015 in Las Vegas. I have walked nine to eleven miles each day – with each of my two…

BioPharma Beat: Is Commercial Support of CME A Bad Idea?
Business
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Business
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BioPharma Beat: Is Commercial Support of CME A Bad Idea?

David Davidovic - November 24, 2014

Let’s start with a few realities: Let’s start with a few realities:More than half of all physicians in practice in the US graduated from medical school at…

BioPharma Beat: Incremental Innovation Is Sometimes What the Doctor Needs
Medical Education
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Medical Education
572 views

BioPharma Beat: Incremental Innovation Is Sometimes What the Doctor Needs

David Davidovic - September 16, 2014

Last month, we discussed the importance of imagination in the context of big and revolutionary ideas and how we need those ideas to truly innovate healthcare in…

BioPharma Beat: Imagination Is More Important Than Innovation
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
445 views

BioPharma Beat: Imagination Is More Important Than Innovation

David Davidovic - August 5, 2014

I know this will sound like heresy to most people in the “innovation machine” who could never accept that anything can be more important than innovation itself.…

BioPharma Beat: No, the Facts Don’t Always Speak for Themselves
Medical Ethics
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Medical Ethics
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BioPharma Beat: No, the Facts Don’t Always Speak for Themselves

David Davidovic - July 14, 2014

Shouldn't healthcare be all about making evidence-based decisions?  Shouldn’t we credit research and data more than just anecdotal stories?  At least that’s what we’re led to believe…

BioPharma Beat: Apple and the Dawn of the Worried Well (the Sequel)
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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BioPharma Beat: Apple and the Dawn of the Worried Well (the Sequel)

David Davidovic - June 3, 2014

In June 2013, I wrote here on HealthWorks Collective an article on the Dawn of the Worried Well. The impetus for the article at the time was the…