The courage to fail in order to innovate and ultimately succeed was a recurring theme at iPharma 2015—starting with former Olympian and Eagles football player Jeremy Bloom who talked about learning from his own failures to succeed in the world of athletics and business. Focus (more…)




Although a significant number of medical and technology researchers see smartphones as “health’s next frontier” — and they may well be right — to date we have limited data that allow us to make declarative statements about the value of the health apps people are (more…)

“Internet addiction disorder” is not an “official” clinical diagnosis listed in the most recent version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). However, it is also not exactly a newly recognized problem, and characteristics of the spectrum of this disorder appear to (more…)

On Wednesday this week, the U.S Food & Drug Administration (FDA) finalized new guidance on the cybersecurity of patient medical devices. The full guidance document is available on line in The Federal Register. The agency’s media announcement is available on the FDA web site. Many (more…)