Healthy Advice Networks is now PatientPoint

Earlier this year, Healthy Advice Networks (Cincinnati, OH) acquired PatientPoint, a business that had developed an “electronic check-in” system for patients to use when visiting the doctor’s office (and which now runs on the Apple iPad platform). Now, in something […]

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The power of visualization in patient education

Fig. 1. Multisensory (seeing, hearing, touching) practice pen for patient self-injection In today’s healthcare industry, much of the focus on physician and patient outreach is on the use of new online media, interactive-tablet or smartphone displays, and similar digitally driven […]

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Grappling with the long-term care market

Alzheimer’s therapy remains out of reach One of the bigger drivers of long term care – Alzheimer’s disease – is the target of nearly 100 drug development programs, according to InSight Pharma Reports (Needham, MA). But a successful product is […]

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Building bridges to rare disease patients

Have you noticed that interest in rare disease product development isn’t as “rare” as it used to be? Currently about one-third of the drug development pipeline is targeting rare (or “orphan”—the two are used interchangeably) diseases, which are defined as […]

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