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Digital health pharma news from Q4 2016


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Investment in digital tools to enhance data collection in clinical trials.

Litmus Health using wearable devices to test the effects of activity, sleep, and diet on Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) patients.

VeriTrova biomarker analysis leveraging technology to reduce normal analysis time from months to weeks.

FDA cleared the wireless integration of LifeScan’s blood glucose monitoring systems and WellDoc’s digital diabetes management platform.

Senseonics working on a long-term implantable continuous glucose monitor called Eversense.

The study was published in the Thorax journal.

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Company providing digital health solutions for respiratory conditions including asthma and COPD.

Bernard Davitian

Partner at Omega Funds, former Vice President and Managing Director at Sanofi.

Common Sensing

Company developing data-driven hardware and software solutions for people using injectable medicine.


Company that develops, manufactures and distributes continuous glucose monitoring systems for diabetes management.

Eli Lilly and Company

American pharmaceutical company

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Ensuring safety of drugs, medical supplies and food which is used daily.

Johnson & Johnson

Largest healthcare company that develops medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer packaged goods

Joslin Diabetes Center

World’s largest diabetes research center, diabetes clinic, provider of diabetes education

Litmus Health

Data science platform for early-stage clinical trials.

Propeller Health

Company that offers sensors, mobile apps, analytics, and services to support respiratory health management.


Company dedicated to research and development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical drugs.


Company designing and developing glucose monitoring systems.


Japanese multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries

Company developing, producing and marketing affordable, high quality generic drugs and specialty pharmaceuticals


Scientific journal providing information from respiratory medicine area and many others as well.