Monthly Archives: October 2011

The 5th Annual Digital Pharma East Conference

This week Manhattan Research released results from a new survey that showed that 26% of U.S. adults have used their mobile telephones to access health information on the Internet in the past 12 months.  The release of such a statistic … Continue reading

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Handy Twitter Lists

Twitter has emerged as one of the most active platforms for pharmaceutical companies and healthcare alike.  All major government agencies working in healthcare are now on Twitter and there are at least 124 pharma and device twitter feeds (certainly more) … Continue reading

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Warning and NOV Letter Summary – 3rd Quarter 2011

Last week it was noted that enforcement at DDMAC, newly renamed the Office of Prescription Drug Promotion (OPDP)  has slowed down.  Last quarter, the division, now an office, issued only four letters.  Not only is it worthwhile to look at … Continue reading

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FDA Needs Communications Expert Support

On October 3, FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) issued a press release entitled “FDA outlines plans for an outside network of scientific experts“.  The release states that the purpose of the effort is to “plan to create … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 10-7-11

We saw the sun this week in Washington for the first time in about a month.  It was great fun.  One hopes that the clearing of the gloom will have other effects. Lots happened this week.  Here are a few … Continue reading

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