A review of life science current events for the week of August 25.
Most-read MedCity News post this week: Healthcare industry suffering “institutional schizophrenia” as business model shifts
Trending in pharma: GSK completes safety trials for lung drug that combines two molecules
Trending in startups: Weight loss pill that carries expanding gel could replace gastric balloon surgery
Trending in investing: Attention life science startups: Super angel consortium seeks to fill investment void
Trending in medical devices: St. Jude Medical layoffs affect 300 as it centralizes functions, realigns into 2 units
Post you definitely won’t read anywhere else: A diaper sensor and data is one startup’s solution to helping manage incontinence in seniors
Our favorite tweets this week:
’ Brad Feld (@bfeld) August 27, 2012
Just another day of mindlessly clicking stupid shit in my
#EHR to meet meaningful use requirements. Effects on pt care = fucking zilch.
’ Suburban Physician (@BurbDoc) August 30, 2012