[Podcast] The Challenges and Promise of Digital Drugs

[Podcast] The Challenges and Promise of Digital Drugs

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Recently the Food and Drug Administration approved the first digital pill. This means that medicine embedded with a sensor can tell health care providers – doctors and individuals the patient approves – if the patient takes his medication. The promise is huge. It will ensure a better health outcome for the patient, giving caretakers more time with the ones they love. What’s more, by learning more about how a drug interacts with a human system, researchers might find a way to prevent illnesses that was once believed impossible to cure. However, as security pros there are some in the industry that believe that the potential for abuse might overshadow the promise of what could be.

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Panelists: Mike Thompson, Kilian Englert, Mike Buckbee

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