Category Archives: Patient Communication
By Guest Blogger | Published: May 21, 2014
By Leela Barham. There has been a lot of concern about the decision to give the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) the responsibility to look at “highly specialized technologies” (HSTs, or orphan drugs to you and me). That decision was taken just as the NHS across England was going through major reform […]
By Michael Christel | Published: May 1, 2014
In our final Q&A installment previewing next week’s iPharma2014 digital forum (May 8-9 in NYC), we spoke with Matthew Fanelli and John Kenyon of Time Inc.’s MNI Targeted Media Group, who will present on “Digital, Big Data, and the Point of Care—What You Need to Know to Improve Patient Communication.” Fanelli is senior VP, digital, […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: April 15, 2014
by Abby Mansfield We spend a lot of time focusing on what our advertising says to physicians, what our reps say to physicians, and what our websites and various other channels communicate to patients. All are important in the marketing of pharma brands. But there’s another critical communication channel we can’t ignore: the doctor-patient conversation.
By Guest Blogger | Published: April 10, 2014
by Michael Edwards Pharma has operated the same way for 100 years, but the US healthcare model has changed completely in the last 30 years, for payers, pharmacists, hospitals, and even at the clinician level. These changes necessitate pharma – a traditionally stagnant partner – to change now or further risk having its stubbornness result […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: April 7, 2014
By Philip Ward. The new Internet Library from the European Patients’ Academy (EUPATI) will come online towards the end of 2015, and will be available in seven European languages (English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Polish and Russian), project director Jan Geissler revealed at last week’s workshop held in Warsaw, Poland, and organized by EUPATI.