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From the U.S. perspective and with an emphasis on human factors, automated identity and regulation, Napoleon Monroe provides an overview of the current status of connected combination products, including points from recent conferences focusing on the topics.

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The Cost of Not Taking Your Medicine The New York Times (4/17, Brody) reports, “Nonadherence to prescribed medications” is “an out-of-control epidemic in the” US “that costs more and affects more people than any disease Americans currently worry about.” The article suggests that nonadherence “explains why so ...
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Napoleon Monroe will be making two presentations at The Drug Delivery Partnerships 2017 conference, Feb. 7-9, 2017. https://yhoo.it/2kewF42

February
7, 2: 15pm-2:30pm
Track A presentation: “The Roles of Connected Combination Products in the Creative Reconstruction of Pharma” will:
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What President-elect Trump means for connected biopharma Since the election, I spoke with several opinion leaders about the possible meaning of a Trump presidency for connected biopharma. While everyone rema
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Pharma's non-adherence problem is growing 2015: Capgemini/HealthPrize Technologies: U.S. revenue loss for Pharma from medication nonadherence is $250B. If extrapolated to the global market: $637B.
An updated report pegs total global revenue loss at an incredible $637 billion, up nearly 13% from 2012.
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The FDA Just Approved the First Artificial Pancreas for Diabetes Medtronic received FDA approval for a new integrated glucose monitor and pump.
The first-ever artificial pancreas for treating diabetes will hit the market in spring of 2017. Medical device maker Medtronic on Wednesday won Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval ...
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Survey: 97% plan to use digital health tech in trials over next five years Digital health devices are increasingly being used by the industry to collect patient-generated data in clinical trials and improve medication adherence – and adoption is expected to increase.
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Applying the EpiPen Case Study to Implementation of Smart Medication Telemanagement (SMT) We have used the EpiPen as a leading combination product example in many articles & presentations. We did so because 1) many people knew the product, 2) it is demonstrably a life-saving product, and 3) I am proud to have ...
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ondrugdelivery.com ONdrugDELIVERY is the premier international journal covering drug delivery technologies. We are pleased to share here the June issue, which features our analysis of connected delivery products as the cover story. Guy Furness, the publisher ONdrugDELIVERY, will attend the Parenteral ...
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Medication adherence for diabetes, hypertension, high-cholesterol can save billions, study says A new study published in The American Journal of Managed Care has there is greater opportunity for cost-savings if medication adherence resources are focused on patients with hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol.

A preliminary analysis by from the CVS Health ...
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mmedhealth.com While I am an inventor of current nerve-agent delivery systems, I have not been involved in government programs for casualty management for some years. But with threats and casualties increasing every day, stakeholders have encouraged me to reengage to apply ...