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May 31, 2012

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Categories: Digital and Social Media, Global Healthcare

Digital Pioneers – What Did We Learn?

One month ago, we held our first Pioneers in Digital Health event, bringing together digital thought-leaders from both the marketing and healthcare communications industries for a forum to explore the latest and greatest in healthcare and digital. While there were...

April 30, 2012

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Pioneers in Digital Health – Afternoon Recap

The presentations at Pioneers in Digital Health continued to be engaging and forward-thinking in the second half of the day. The title of session two was Digital Solutions in Healthcare and focused on innovative ways our industry can use today’s...

April 30, 2012

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Pioneers in Digital Health – Morning Recap

It’s been a thought-provoking day at our Pioneers in Digital Health forum. The day started off with an introduction by our President and CEO, Bob Chandler. After a few “housekeeping” notes from our Global Head of Digital, Ritesh Patel, session...

April 26, 2012

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All it Takes is a Network

Help Wanted: Innovators to address the most pressing issues in healthcare. Must think outside the box and be willing to take on some of the most challenging issues. Please apply within. It wasn’t a job listing, but it was the...

April 24, 2012

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The Digital World is Changing Fast – Can You Keep Up?

I’ve been doing this digital thing for some time now. I’ve been part of and witnessed many changes in our world, some good and some bad. However, I have never seen such a swift pace of change and digital adoption...

April 18, 2012

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GPs in England Losing Faith in NHS Reforms?

In April 2013 the control of approximately £60bn of the National Health Service (NHS) budget in England is due to pass to General Practitioner-led groups that will plan and buy most routine healthcare for their local community. The idea behind...

March 22, 2012

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Categories: Global Healthcare, Technology

TEDMED 2012 – The New White House CTO Joins a Host of Thinkers on the Future of Health

The list of 50 speakers for the next TedMed, to be held in Washington D.C., April 10-13, has been posted and it is, once again, a dizzying array of creative talent from a whole host of seemingly unrelated disciplines. This...

March 15, 2012

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Categories: Global Healthcare, Multicultural

Se Habla English

More and more Americans are getting their news online, and the same is true for Hispanic Americans, both English- and Spanish-speaking. And, it doesn’t matter whether it’s political news or healthcare information, the Internet is the source. In fact, according...

March 13, 2012

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Ray Kurzweil’s Future of Health and Medicine

The keynote speaker and Monday’s highlight was Ray Kurzweil, the scientist, futurist and author, who Forbes called “the ultimate thinking machine.” For the last 40 years, Kurzweil has been right most of the time in his predictions and even when...

March 12, 2012

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Categories: Digital and Social Media, Global Healthcare, Patient Communications

The Best Ideas in Healthcare from the Most Unlikely Sources

Day two of SXSW did not disappoint with multiple panels discussing healthcare innovations from people outside traditional healthcare. A morning session, Crowdsourcing a Revolution, discussed the power of prize-giving to spur innovation in health. While there have been a few...

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