Category Archives: Health Care

To Infinity and beyond…actually to Constant Therapy

I was having lunch in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in the early 2000’s with my great friend and mentor – Frank Moss. Though we were proud of the companies and products we had built, ultimately we knew a sense of meaningful … Continue reading

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Project FDA: Bringing the FDA into the 21st Century

On May 15, I’ll be participating in a conference, “The Digital Future of Molecular Medicine: Rethinking FDA Regulation,” being sponsored by the Manhattan Institute’s Project FDA. I’ll be joining Andrew von Eschenbach, chairman of Project FDA and former FDA commissioner and … Continue reading

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Building Systems for Scientists at NIBR

How a Two-Year Gig turned into a Four-Year Journey, For All the Right Reasons Four years ago, Remy Evard and Brent Sanders came to visit Amy and me at our place in New Castle, NH.  It was snowing and I … Continue reading

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mHealth and Data Liquidity

Healthcare Needs APIs More than Apps This post was written with my colleagues Joris Van Dam, Translational Sciences Strategic Project Leader at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR); and John R. Walker, director of NIBR IT for Novartis. As frequent attendees of … Continue reading

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Open Patient Consent and Clinical Research Data

Overcoming Lingering Concerns In my last several posts, I wrote about how crucial it is to increase the liquidity of clinical research data ― particularly clinical trial data ― and how we can achieve improved data liquidity with patient-centric systems and software. But there’s … Continue reading

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Better Systems for Clinical Data Collaboration

Innovation in Systems and Software In my last two posts, I wrote about the need for more liquidity in clinical research data.  As a foundation for sharing this new more-liquid clinical research data, we need more patient-centric systems, where patients … Continue reading

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Improving Data Liquidity in Clinical Research

Empowering Patients and Doctors In my last post, I wrote about the need for data liquidity in clinical research – and the need for biopharmaceutical companies and healthcare institutions to take the lead by freeing up data about their studies, … Continue reading

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