Real-World Evidence and the Transformational Role of Digital Health

from ISPOR News & Press Releases at on May 21, 2018 at 10:18PM Baltimore, MD, USA—May 21, 2018—ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, opened its ISPOR 2018 conference in Baltimore, MD, USA this morning with the first plenary session, “Inflection Point for Real-World Evidence? The Transformational Role of Digital Health.” […]

JAMA Pediatrics Podcast: Women exposed to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy may have *grandchildren* with neurodevelopmental deficits.

from The Incidental Economist at on May 21, 2018 at 06:58PM As you know, I’m now the Web and Social Media Editor at JAMA Pediatrics. We’ve got a podcast where I discuss a paper from the journal. I do my best to pick good ones. Please consider giving this a listen, and subscribe! Doing so […]

HealthCore Opens Direct Access to Research Data

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at on May 21, 2018 at 03:24PM HealthCore on Monday announced it was opening up its vast research data to life sciences companies in an effort to deliver answers “faster and more cost-effectively.” The HealthCore Integrated Research Database (HIRD), according to a press release, contains a vast amount […]

The Ethics of Keeping Alfie Alive

from THCB at on May 21, 2018 at 02:25PM By SAURABH JHA Of my time arguing with doctors, 30 % is spent convincing British doctors that their American counterparts aren’t idiots, 30 % convincing American doctors that British doctors aren’t idiots, and 40 % convincing both that I’m not an idiot. A British doctor […]