Tag Archives: Japan

John Halamka: Japan to emerge as the leading learning lab for digital health innovation

Medical School, I travel 400,000 miles each year, studying the social, cultural, political, economic, and technological aspects of healthcare delivery throughout the world. In the past year, I visited 14 countries. Every society has unique strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. However, healthcare challenges are very similar around the globe. In my view, Japan will emerge… Read More »

Pfizer Japan drawn into valsartan recall after finding API from Mylan is tainted

The global recall of valsartan has now extended to Pfizer and to Japan, via Mylan and India. According to a translated copy of its announcement, Pfizer’s Tokyo-based Japanese subsidiary said it is recalling from the country five lots of its blood pressure combo drug Amubaro because its API contains impurities that are probable carcinogens. The recall began… Read More »