October 23, 2014
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Streamlining Medical Communications- FREE Webinar
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Economic Strategies for Health Content
| Digital HealthCare & Productivity | Video | Berkery Noyes investment bank managing director, Thomas O’Connor, discusses how the economic downturn may impact investment in health content and technology companies. more

Connecting Doctors to Patients by Email
| Washington Post | Swinfen Charitable Trust connects critically ill patients with specialists all over the world via email. more

Interoperability Advice for the New Administration
| Halamka Blog | John Halamka gives interoperability advice for the new administration. more

Health-IT Essential to Personalized Medicine
| Government Health IT | According to National Cancer Institute center head, Kenneth Beutow, health-IT is critical to enabling complex personalized medicine initiatives. more

Health Care Storage
| Digital HealthCare & Productivity | Product | BridgeHead Software has announced the availability of HEAT (Healthcare Enterprise Archive Topology), a set of intelligent solutions for cost-effective long-term retention and compliant management of health care data.  more

Custom Solution Connects Doctors and Patient Data
| Digital HealthCare & Productivity | When the University of New Mexico wanted to get a better handle on the state’s hepatitis C problem, they turned to consultant Infosys Technologies and created Project ECHO, a web-based solution to link care providers and patients all over the state with experts at the university. more


Executive Q & A

McKesson’s Personalized Medicine Prospects

By Cindy Atoji

Andew Mellin
Andrew Mellin
Oct.7, 2008 | McKesson is jockeying for a prominent position in the rapidly evolving personalized medicine race, developing capabilities for next-generation electronic health records (EHRs), says Andrew Mellin, vice president for Predictive Care Solutions. The San Francisco-based health care giant formed this new group last year within the Life Sciences division, focusing in particular on tweaking its Horizon Clinicals products—decision support and physician order entry—to support advancements in genomics, genetic testing, and bioinformatics as they emerge. “We view ourselves as a catalyst of personalized medicine,” says Mellin, who spoke to Digital HealthCare & Productivity about the company’s recent partnership with Proventys, and its strategies for personalized medicine....  Read more.

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Presented by Trade Commission of Spain

Spain Biotech: An Engine for Economic Change 

TCS podcastDiscover how Spain is focusing on biotechnology to be an engine for economic change through gradual internationalization, development and technology transfer.

Regional governments are actively investing in public and private biology research and promoting the creation of knowledge-based companies. Spain’s human capital combined with aggressive investment in biotech research and infrastructure has led to the creation of bio-clusters.

Today, there are nearly 700 Spanish companies engaged in biotechnology, with almost 50 percent growth in funding devoted to research. In fact, spending on internal R & D in biotechnology has grown 46 percent and is close to 300 million Euros.

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