ENTRIES TAGGED "FDA"
A backchannel look at what's on our radar.
There have never been better reasons for doing right by ourselves
A few existing and upcoming projects that illustrate what games are doing in health care, and some trends to watch.
Can open data dominate biological science as open source has in software?
To move from a hothouse environment of experimentation to the mainstream of one of the world's most lucrative and tradition-bound industries, Sage Bionetworks must aim for its nucleus: rewards and incentives. Comparisons to open source software and a summary of tasks for Sage Congress.
The Vioxx problem is just one instance of the wider malaise afflicting the drug industry. Managers from major pharma companies expressed confidence that they could expand public or "pre-competitive" research in the direction Sage Congress proposed. The sector left to engage is the one that's central to all this work–the public.
Connecting medical devices to electronic health record systems, and the roles of open source software, regulation, and clinical improvement.