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Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Lizzie

In this week’s edition of Med-Sci Matters, we discuss the FDA’s green light for CAR-T therapy, how house dust could be contributing to weight gain, how smartphones are providing insights into global activity levels and new data showing that artificial... Read More

July 19, 2017 0 Comments
The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

June 5, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

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Well folks, it’s officially summertime in the city…but the livin’ is not exactly easy for The Week That Was editorial team! There are just too many hot headlines to choose from. We busted out summer wardrobes and endured the first...

Can Culture Define an Agency?

May 31, 2017

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Categories: Agency Culture, Communications, Healthcare

Can Culture Define an Agency?

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Organizational culture and its impact on company performance and productivity has long been debated – with many polarizing opinions. Some believe that you need to have a strong culture in place first in order to achieve maximum performance levels.  Others...

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

May 26, 2017

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Categories: Global Healthcare, Health, Healthcare

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

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Genetic markers: Do you approve? For the first time ever, the FDA has approved a therapy based on a tumor’s genetically-defined biomarker rather than the tumor’s type or location in the body. This new approach to drug evaluation is thought...

The Week That Was: Crisis in Communications

May 22, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crisis in Communications

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Hello Readers, This week we profile how: Divine intervention has shone a spotlight on the unmet need of those living with Huntington’s Disease You could buy your prescription on Amazon Prime in the not-so-distant future and doctors can rate drugs...

The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

May 16, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

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It was one busy week! Here are a few items that caught our eye: Scott Gottlieb was sworn in as the 23rd FDA Commissioner 12 countries sustained major cyber attacks Mick Mulvaney mused about a potential executive order on drug prices...

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

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We Got Scott! On May 9, Scott Gottlieb, MD, was confirmed as the new FDA Commissioner in a largely party-line vote of 57-42. Democrats opposing Gottlieb cited his ties with pharma companies, despite his pledge to “divest himself from several...

Pitching Local TV in Pay-for-Play World

May 5, 2017

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Categories: Communications, News Media

Pitching Local TV in Pay-for-Play World

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Many of us have been there. Following the national launch of a health campaign, we’re seeking extension opportunities in local markets, particularly with seemingly “low-hanging fruit” like local broadcast. But what do you do if local TV in your target...

Dr. Dave’s Med-Sci Matters

April 28, 2017

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Categories: Advocacy, FDA News, Health and Wellness

Dr. Dave’s Med-Sci Matters

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Science March (in April) This last Saturday tens of thousands of physicians, scientists and policymakers raised signs and voices at Marches for Science in Washington DC, New York City, Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago and other cities among some 610...

The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

April 24, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

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Week of 04.23.2017 The crew here at The Week That Was hopes everyone had a happy Earth Day weekend. We spent ours in the lawn and garden section of our local home improvement center. In between mowing the yard, dusting...

The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

April 18, 2017

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Happy Easter, readers! Anyone else see this retro Cadbury commercial running on cable TV last week? After a successful egg hunt, we tucked into our second chocolate bunny of the day (TWTW always eats the ears first)—but before our sugar coma...