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This Post Has A Puppy In It!

By BBK Worldwide on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 | 1 min read

Pharma15 Live! simply could not resist speaking with Jae Chung, founder of the “Turbo Tax for clinical trials start-up,” goBalto - and his furry friend, the Siberian Husky puppy aptly named Balto. Chung discussed his company’s mission to automate the laborious manual processes related to clinical trial start-up. 

Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Conferences, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, Digital, Puppies

Apptomics: Entering the World of Digital Therapeutics

By BBK Worldwide on Thu, Nov 8, 2018 | 1 min read

Georgia Mitsi spoke with BBK Worldwide’s Aaron Fleishman about her company’s newest app E.V.A — an engagement platform for patients who suffer from chronic neurological conditions. Says Mitsi: “It’s about evaluate, validate and act.”

Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, Most Viewed, Digital, Provisional Device, Devices, BYOD

The Digital Explosion

By BBK Worldwide on Tue, Nov 6, 2018 | 1 min read

During this year’s DPharm 2018, Pharma15 Live! met up with Hassan Kadhim, senior associate director and head of IT clinical trial planning and management at Boehringer Ingelheim, before his presentation on the company’s novel remote clinical trial in the respiratory space. Kadhim reflected about the huge changes that he’s seen in the industry just in the past year. 

Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Conferences, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, Digital

Taking on the Challenge of Medication Adherence

By BBK Worldwide on Thu, Nov 1, 2018 | 1 min read

In the ongoing battle of BYOD (bring-your-own-device) vs. provision devices, Zachary Javitt, CEO and co-founder of PillTracker, has firmly come down on one side.

Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Conferences, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, Digital

Guest Spotlight: The American Brain Tumor Association

By BBK Worldwide on Wed, Oct 24, 2018 | 4 min read

On Saturday November 3, BBK will be hosting the American Brain Tumor Association’s (ABTA) Boston regional meeting and resource fair at its offices in Needham, Mass. Founded in 1973, ABTA was the first national advocacy organization committed to funding brain tumor research and providing information and education to patients, caregivers, and their loved ones.

For 45 years, ABTA has been providing comprehensive resources that support the complex needs of brain tumor patients and caregivers, as well as the critical funding of research in the pursuit of breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care. In anticipation of the upcoming meeting in Boston, we spoke with ABTA Program Manager Christine Daly about the organization and their mission.

To Christine Pierre, With Thanks

By Bonnie A. Brescia on Wed, Oct 24, 2018 | 1 min read

The first time I met Christine Pierre, we argued.

Christine PierreShe forcefully made the point that research sites were the most critical players in the clinical research enterprise. No sponsor could conduct quality research without quality investigators. They deserved our respect, were worthy of investment in training, and should be paid fairly and timely.

DPharm 2018: A world where health records are no longer isolated.

By BBK Worldwide on Thu, Oct 18, 2018 | 1 min read

Pharma15 Live! sat down with David Levesque to discuss the goal and mission of Andaman7. Throughout the DPharm, one of the main topics was about new ways to allow patients to access their own data.

Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Conferences, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, Digital

Uber, Lyft, and Emergency Care: CEO of BBK Worldwide, Joan F. Bachenheimer Responds to The New York Times

By Joan F. Bachenheimer on Thu, Oct 18, 2018 | 4 min read

You might have seen an article in the October 1 issue of The New York Times, titled “Uber, Lyft and the Urgency of Saving Money on Ambulances,” by Austin Frakt. The article pushed for alternative modes of transportation in medical situations – such as Uber and Lyft – as cost-saving measures.

CEO and Founding Principal of BBK Worldwide, Joan F. Bachenheimer, wrote a strong response to the article, which has been submitted to the Times as a Letter to the Editor. We would love to hear your thoughts on possible use of ride-sharing apps like Uber or Lyft for emergency services.

 

Topics: Patient Retention, Patient Engagement, Patient Travel, Patient Experience

DPharm 2018: The Demands of DPharm Idol

By BBK Worldwide on Thu, Oct 11, 2018 | 1 min read

Pharma15 Live! sat down Valerie Bowling, drug development industry researcher and founder of DPharm, during the conference to discuss this year’s presentations, and the very popular DPharm Idol competition:

Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Conferences, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Pharma15 Live!, Patient Data

DPharm 2018: Who Owns Patient Data, and Who’s Just Visiting?

By BBK Worldwide on Wed, Oct 10, 2018 | 1 min read

What does patient data ownership actually mean? According to Craig Lipset, head of clinical innovation at Pfizer and DPharm 2018 co-chair, that is still an open question. Pharma15 Live! chatted with him about it at the DPharm 2018 conference.

Topics: Disruptive Innovation, Conferences, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Patient Experience, Pharma15 Live!, Most Viewed, Patient Data

 
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