Recent Recap for Week Ending 10/31

Executives An open letter to Jeff Bezos–you are needed to disrupt the health care sector Jeff Bezos has led a consumer goods retail revolution through his company, online giant Amazon. Could pharma be his next step? In the midst of reports that Amazon is reaching out...

NJ limits opioid dispensing

With the opioid crisis becoming as problematic as it has been, the State of New Jersey has enacted new legislation that limits the initial opioid prescription to a 5 day supply (instead of 7 days like many other states). This would not apply in cases like end of life...

Will NIH update clinicaltrials.gov

The 21st Century Cures Act imposed certain timelines on the NIH to improve clinicaltrials.gov. The improvements would have enabled clinicaltrials.gov to provide better information to the various stake holders. However, these timelines have been missed and have been...