Tag Archives: Solution

The stock market is rising on hope for a pharma solution to coronavirus — here’s how close we are

Markets have in recent weeks applauded the monumental efforts taken by Congress and the Federal Reserve to insulate the U.S. economy from the impact the coronavirus. But to traders across Wall Street, a vaccine, or at least an effective therapy, remains the No. 1 focus for the market to have a shot at clawing back… Read More »

A Sticky Solution to a Hard Problem : Interview with Dr. Luiz Alavarez, CEO of Theradaptive

The development of biomaterials for orthopedic applications is a crowded space with several large and small companies designing innovative materials. One approach is the use of these materials to deliver therapeutic proteins that enhance healing. Theradaptive has developed a novel method to modify the proteins themselves so that they coat the surface of implants like… Read More »

Special ice solution injected under skin is shown to reduce fat

How cool is this: the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) laboratory that invented cryolipolisis or “Coolsculpting,” a popular nonsurgical method for reducing fat under the skin, is developing a new form of the technology that can selectively reduce fat almost anywhere in the body using a safe, injectable ice solution or “slurry.” The technology, not yet… Read More »

A solution to reduce defensive medicine

An excerpt from Technology and the Doctor-Patient Relationship. As disturbing as the structure of malpractice insurance is in America, a more significant problem is the defensive style of medical practice it induces. In a large-scale survey done by Jackson Healthcare in 2010, between 73-92% of physicians self-reported ordering unnecessary tests and procedures to protect themselves… Read More »

CVS Launches New Specialty Pharmacy Solution – Managed Healthcare Executive

CVS Specialty announced the launch of Specialty Expedite, a pharmacy solution that uses technology to help patients get medications significantly faster, and keep them informed of the status of their prescription. “Our new Specialty Expedite tool is one more way that we’re leveraging technology to help enable a more streamlined prescription on-boarding process, shortening it… Read More »