Tag Archives: digital pharma

Crowd Sourcing: The Time Has Come

By Marylyn Donahue. Crowd sourcing is hardly new, not even for pharma. Pfizer launched the first ever clinical trial to recruit and communicate with patients entirely via the Internet in 2011. Although it did shut down earlier last year due to lack of participants. But that certainly doesn’t mean crowd sourcing (use of web-based technologies […]
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Pharma's Chaos Scenario: Why the Old Commercial Model Just Won't Cut It

By Peter Houston, Director of Content, Advanstar Communications. A couple of years ago I spoke at a Life Sciences Forum organized by Oracle. The audience was 100-percent life science and IT professionals, but I spoke about the magazine business. Why? Cynics say because I don’t know enough about science or IT, but really it was […]
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Pharma Failing to eMarket Effectively

Pharma must overcome its social media phobia and embrace new technology if it wants to keep the audience that matters most, writes Lauren Procter of L2 Think Tank. Consumers and healthcare practitioners have come to rely on digital platforms for medical advice, but as Google trumps nurses, pharmacists, and friends and family as the second […]
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The Thing About SitesLikeThese

Sex and drugs and rock ‘n’ roll are infiltrating pharma. Jacky Law reflects on the benefits of the digital world. Epiphany moments come when you least expect them. I had the taste of one recently when I heard a senior pharma sales manager on video describing his previous life as a rock journalist. The jolt […]
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Is M-health Just for M-people?

Jacky Law asks who is really being served as medicine adapts to an increasingly mobile, connected and interactive world? If m-health advocates are to be believed, more than a fifth of all medicine will be practised online by 2013 and much of that will be by phone. Peter Wagemann, vice-president of mHealth Initiative, goes further, […]
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