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October 1, 2013

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Categories: Health, Healthcare, Internal Communications, Patient Communications

Improving Communication among Providers for Better Patient Outcomes

In a recent article published on the blog of Harvard Business Review, economist Michael Porter emphasizes that the only solution to improve the healthcare system in this country is to increase the value of healthcare, which according to Porter is...

September 26, 2013

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Categories: Corporate, Health, Healthcare, Internal Communications

How Healthcare Change is Different

There’s no question that healthcare as we know it is changing. While there’s a growing discussion that the forthcoming disruptions may be the transformative innovation the healthcare industry needs, that won’t make these changes easier to navigate. Every healthcare company...

September 11, 2013

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Categories: Corporate, Creativity, Digital and Social Media, Health

Thinking Beyond the Booth: A New Look at Conference Sponsorships

Each year the blogosphere rolls out its red carpet of available conferences for people to attend. There are the tried and true, long standing “go-to’s” like BlogHer, and the growing new kids on the block like Blogalicious and BlissDom which...

August 14, 2013

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How Online Forums Can Help Patient-Centered Drug Development

In the August issue of New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Dr. Ethan Basch, an oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, wrote an article titled Toward Patient-Centered Drug Development in Oncology. Dr. Basch pointed out there is a lack of...

August 5, 2013

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PeopleLikeUs

Our parent company, inVentiv Health, recently announced a partnership with PatientsLikeMe to bring more patients into medical research and clinical trials. PatientsLikeMe members, numbering over 200,000 in 1,500 disease groups, are already interested in the development of new treatments. Now,...

August 1, 2013

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PRimeCut Issue 21: Technology’s Impact in Health Communications

It’s hard to believe we’re more than halfway through 2013. While rapid change is the “new normal,” we can count on technology to continue to redefine how we connect and communicate. IBM estimates that 90% of the data in the...

July 16, 2013

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Lessons in Love

There are two things I can rely on every morning at 9:00 am: a call from my mom and a ping on my phone that the Zulily daily event for infants and kids clothes has started. I love this ping...

January 31, 2013

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Health By Number

It all started early last year when my trainer suggested I get a FitBit to measure how much I’m moving during the course of my workday – a gentle way of saying that I’m probably as active as my potted...

January 30, 2013

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Done as One Model Designed to Meet Client Needs for Seamless Access to Broad Expertise

For the past year, the European offices of inVentiv Health Communications have been operating under a philosophy that we call “Done as One” and this week we’ve launched it here in the United States. This model gives clients exactly what...

January 23, 2013

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Health.i.am

The most recent issue of Fortune (The Future Issue, January 2013) was very compelling to me because it laid out the future we face and how man and machine will work together to get us there. What stood out the...

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