Patients with Parkinson's Get Their Say on Device Trial Design
Marie ThibaultWhat might medical device clinical trials of the future look like? It’s a timely question, given the recent New England Journal of Medicine editorial from FDA leaders on the topic.In another sign that device trials are evolving, the first phase of a novel project to adapt clinical trial design to better reflect patient preferences and risk tolerances has been completed. The effort, a collaboration between the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC), The Michael J.
Talking to Venture Capitalists about Real-World Evidence
Published on I spend most of my work life talking to people about real-world evidence (RWE). And in most cases it's pretty straightforward, whether I'm talking to colleagues about our real-world research studies, or to inVentiv Health clients about strategies for RWE generation and dissemination, or to payers and other health-care system stakeholders about how RWE can inform decision making.
Global foundation launches value-based healthcare pilots
Key healthcare stakeholders, led by the World Economic Forum, plan pilot programs this year to show the value of a new model for healthcare that would track and pay for treatment based on how well it works rather than the volume of care.
Mayo Clinic CIO on AI: This stuff is really real - MedCity News
Physicians and providers skeptical of AI should pay close attention to the experience of Mayo Clinic whose top representatives were on hand at HIMSS to describe the benefit of using IBM Watson in clinical trial matching.
Swansea University smart bandage trials 'within 12 months' - BBC News
The bandages would use real-time 5G technology to monitor and record what treatment is needed.
Value-based health care: Are you up to this challenge?
Published on Efforts towards health care affordability and sustainability are boosting the adoption of value-based health care (VBHC) principles globally. The benefits promised by VBHC are too great to ignore: decrease waste, enhance system efficiency, and most importantly, improve population health outcomes, which guarantee a better return for health care dollars.
Xerox PARC – an innovation ecology?
How do you create an innovation ecology? Well that is something Xerox did with great success. This slide deck shows a little of their thought, some tongue in cheek comment and some wonderful insigh…
How hospitals could be rebuilt, better than before
IN A nondescript part of Cleveland, in a room known as the bunker, a doctor, nurses and medical technicians gather to keep watch over 150 patients in special-care units and intensive-care beds. Their patients are scattered around the region, in clinics that have no specialists covering the night shift.
The Innovation Funding Board Process in Action
Published on In my previous article in this series, I shared the key components needed for an Innovation Funding Board (IFB) to function effectively, including the importance of establishing what success will look like at the outset. Now, I'll break down the innovation process itself-and the key stages needed to take a great idea from initial inception through to full implementation.
Healthcare: Beyond the Zero-Sum War Over Resources
For those of you who like your healthcare policy analysis in 140-character snippets, I wrote this as a Tweet storm Tuesday night and have now embellished it with additional details: It’s hard to see the GOP’s proposed healthcare reform as anything but an assault on poor people, especially wit...