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FDA History

August 25, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: JNJ , GILD , MDT

Industry aggregator BioCentury has a weekly video series biocenturytv that I often find of interest.  This week they have a set of 4 brief videos that highlight the major events in the history of the FDA that shaped to the agency and drove the legislations behind it.  [more]



Perspective in Healthcare

June 26, 2014 – Comments (1)

A reblog.  [more]



MOOC - Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship

June 18, 2014 – Comments (3)

recently completed a Coursera MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) titled  Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship.  I had been hearing more and more about MOOCs as educational opportunities, and decided to give one a test drive.  Looking through Coursera, there were a number of interesting topics, but like with 'traditional courses' the time window needs to match up to actually take the course for credit (though the lectures tend to all stay online).  The initial course I had interest in won't run again until September, so I scrolled through upcoming offerings and decided the Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship course was interesting enough to explore the MOOC format.  [more]



Unexpected Roadblock for Individual Insurance

May 27, 2014 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: WLP , HNT , UNH

I commented recently that I fully expect the US to move from an employer provided to employer reimbursed model for obtaining health insurance.  [more]



Unintended Consequences of Hatch-Waxman

May 21, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: BIIB , BMY , MNTA

This is a paste of a reply post made in the SPOPs service (minor edits).  I replied in a thread that was broadly about generics and Momenta.  Thought I'd repost it here as I got a bit 'soapboxy'.  [more]

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