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Harnessing social media influencers to promote your brand

Harnessing social media influencers to promote your brand

Wired recently came out with an article on social media influencers in healthcare. Influencers are individuals who have amassed a devoted following on social media platforms and are regarded as authorities on the topics they post about. In medicine, influencers are often current or former patients – people who have struggled through a health crisis […]

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Microreact Aids in Disease Awareness

Microreact Aids in Disease Awareness

Our traditional means of sharing information about epidemics is about to change with the release of Microreact, an open data, cloud-based system developed by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the Imperial College London, in further collaboration with the Microbiology Society. Unlike the limited access to current disease tracking databases, which are administered by governments […]

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A Celebrity, Instagram and the FDA: What We Can Learn from Duchesnay

A Celebrity, Instagram and the FDA: What We Can Learn from Duchesnay

In marketing pharmaceuticals, choosing the person to pitch it can make all the difference in the campaign. Canadian drug maker Duchesnay is learning that lesson firsthand through trial and error. The company has overcome a very big error — running afoul of the Food and Drug Administration’s marketing rules — to find success by pitching […]

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New York Hospital’s Patient Platform Leads Digital Transformation of Health Care

New York Hospital’s Patient Platform Leads Digital Transformation of Health Care

New York-Presbyterian is one of the largest hospitals in the country, in both size and scope. Besides providing a wide range of healthcare services, the institution is a teaching hospital and a research center. The health system says it employs 29,000 and serves more than 2 million patients each year. Now the hospital is taking […]

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How Digital Transformation Increases Public Health by Empowering Patients

How Digital Transformation Increases Public Health by Empowering Patients

Doctors have always struggled with getting patients to implement their advice, since patients often lack the follow-through that is required for a complete cure. An article in HealthDay points out only one-third of people who are prescribed medicine actually follow the instructions on the bottle: the rate of patient adherence is dangerously low. As the […]

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GSK Makes Apple’s ResearchKit Part of the Digital Transformation of Clinical Trials

GSK Makes Apple’s ResearchKit Part of the Digital Transformation of Clinical Trials

As far as clinical trials have come adopting new technology, there are still areas where devices haven’t been able to make the research process faster or more efficient. Clinical trials still struggle to recruit participants in a speedy manner, and when patients are recruited, clinical investigators have difficulty collecting patient data. Technology giant Apple offered […]

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Join Your Patients Online to Enhance Your Digital Strategy

Join Your Patients Online to Enhance Your Digital Strategy

We have all heard about the how important digital marketing is, especially now as we are living in the age of the internet. However, there are many healthcare professionals who are hesitant to embrace digital marketing and other digital strategies. Many healthcare professionals hold back on implementing digital strategies because they do not want to […]

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Do Not Underestimate The Power Of Digital Transformation

Do Not Underestimate The Power Of Digital Transformation

Along with every year, there are new challenges and new trends to keep up with. Digital transformation is something that has been in existence for a significant amount of time, but it is still a challenge for many industries, including the pharmaceutical industry. Digital transformation is not centered around a certain type of hardware or […]

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Digital Marketing: Get Into Gear With Digital and Social Innovation

Digital Marketing: Get Into Gear With Digital and Social Innovation

Digital technology and social media seem to have symbiotic relationship that changes on a constant basis as both continue to evolve. These resources and channels are becoming a major driving force in the success of many businesses’ marketing strategies, but is your organization truly taking advantage of what’s available? Social Media There are probably hundreds of […]