A touch-screen insulin pump & GSK’s open clinical trial data top medical innovations this week

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Digital health rules in MedCity News’ top stories this week.

Tandem Diabetes Care began shipping its touch-screen diabetes insulin pump last month and is already causing quite a stir among some patients.

Criticized in the past for being protective of its data, GlaxoSmithKline announces it will offer up its clinical trial data (even trials that failed) to other researchers.


These 12 inspiring women are using Twitter to help advance healthcare innovation.

Startup thisCLICK‘s scheduling software has gotten some traction with Medtronic‘s AF Solutions unit.

A touch-screen nurse call system for the bedside competed in the DC to VC competition at Health 2.0 this week.

Tweets we liked this week. (Also check out the funniest health-related tweets from the VP debate)

We didn’t write these, but you should read them anyway.

Why doctor morale is so important (John Mandrola – MedCitizen)

How India is using cellphones to help diabetes patients (CNN)

USC’s Center for Body Computing will create a digital health incubator (mobihealthnews)

The key to noninvasive disease testing might lie in our breath, of all places (Wall Street Journal)

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Deanna Pogorelc

By Deanna Pogorelc MedCity News

Deanna Pogorelc is a Cleveland-based reporter who writes obsessively about life science startups across the country, looking to technology transfer offices, startup incubators and investment funds to see what’s next in healthcare. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ball State University and previously covered business and education for a northeast Indiana newspaper.
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