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The Scoop – Net Neutrality | Beyond the Pill | Technology Disruption June 15, 2015

Filed under: Corporate — CMI/Compas @ 4:00 pm

The FCC is updating Net Neutrality rules, and given this is the third time, they’re hoping they’ll stick and not be overturned. The Wall Street Journal explains: “Like the FCC’s previous rules, thrown out by a federal court in January 2014, the new rules ban broadband providers from blocking, slowing down or speeding up access to specific websites. Unlike the previous rules, the new regime the FCC passed in February would also apply to wireless broadband providers, and it would classify both mobile and fixed broadband as common carriers, significantly expanding the agency’s authority to regulate them.

Beyond the Pill is a major focus for pharma companies across the globe, as verified in a recent panel in London. Pharma executives sitting on the panel cited success stories so far, and noted that this is a priority in their roles.

It’s infographic time! This biggie by Accenture shows how technology is impacting our industry – what does the future look like as tech is poised to cause major disruption? Thanks to Robert Kadar, SVP, Customer Development, for this story.

The Indian government is considering requiring doctors to write prescriptions in capital letters to avoid handwriting-created mistakes in prescribing. (This is actually something common in the architecture field.) Anyone want to make an eRx comment?

The Carter Center’s aim to cure river blindness, which affects many in African nations, has received a major boon. A Nigerian businessman has donated $10 million to the cause.

– Carly Kuper, VP, Strategic Marketing & Corporate Communications


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