Innovation

How to Avoid “Evidence-Based Cynicism” in Health Innovation

January 4, 2018

Late Friday, December 15th, the Washington Post reported a story detailing seven terms the CDC (and likely other health agency) should avoid in budget documents. Shortly after the news broke, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, the new CDC Director reached out to concerned staff via an all agency e-mail. The e-mail explained the terms were in fact,…

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Now ProofPilot Supports In-Person Study Activities Too

May 28, 2017

Run studies that include the efficiency of anytime anywhere participant self-service AND real-life human interactions in health and wellness. At ProofPilot, We’ve always had a mission to enable studies “in the real world.” Like a lot of folks in the venture-backed tech world, naively, that used to mean leveraging technology to make everything as self-service…

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ProofPilot Eliminates the Fear of a Failed Trial in Digital Health

January 16, 2017

With new tools like ProofPilot, trials are no longer a “you’ve got one shot” deal. Replicate, test with new populations, and continually improve solutions that improve outcomes. When we talk “trials”, we think pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The FDA requires these studies to ensure drugs and devices are safe and effective. But trials are useful…

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What the 21st Century Cures Act means for digital health & innovation

January 6, 2017

After three years in the making, President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law in mid-December. The pharmaceutical industry and some patient advocacy groups herald the legislation for reducing the layers of bureaucracy through which drugs must pass in order to be approved. It enables drugs to get to market faster. More funding,…

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