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Key elements of engaging healthcare employees

Key elements of engaging healthcare employees

In this article published in the October 2017 edition of O’Dwyer’s magazine, Cynthia Isaac, Head of Corporate Communications Practice, talks about why engagement of healthcare employees is such a challenge and discusses three global trends that are at play: 1)... Read More

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A new spokesperson for a new era

August 7, 2017

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Categories: Digital and Social Media, Uncategorized

A new spokesperson for a new era

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Did you know that one-third of teenagers want to be a YouTube star when they grow up? And while I was originally surprised by this, in thinking about it more I now understand why! Today, social media stars have large...

The Future of Wearables in Healthcare

August 1, 2017

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Categories: Health and Wellness

The Future of Wearables in Healthcare

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I love my Fitbit. Admittedly, this is at least a little bit in part because I can challenge my siblings in competitions and earn “trophies” for my efforts, but that’s not my only reason. I’m also interested in the data....

The Week That Was

July 31, 2017

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The Week That Was

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Our team spent some time in Washington last week, and despite the cooler temperatures, we definitely felt the healthcare heat. While “skinny reform” dominated headlines, and our NYT alerts kept us up until the wee hours of Friday morning, our...

The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

July 24, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

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While the dog days of summer rage on, The Week That Was team is cranking up the AC, enjoying more than our fair share of ice cream and avoiding Penn Station at all costs. Highlight of the week: our colleague...

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Lizzie

July 19, 2017

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Categories: Health

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Lizzie

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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...

The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

July 17, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

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What may have once seemed like it was ripped from the pages of science fiction was realized last week, when the FDA unanimously voted in support of CAR-T, a pioneering therapy that uses the body’s own immune cells to attack...

The Power of Celebrity in Healthcare Communications

July 12, 2017

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Categories: Communications

The Power of Celebrity in Healthcare Communications

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“Would you trust Tom Selleck with your life savings?” The New York Times asked this question last month when examining the use of celebrity spokespeople, like Selleck and Alex Trebek, to promote products to retirees. The article describes efforts to...

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

July 10, 2017

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Categories: Global Healthcare

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

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A lot of interesting news on multiple fronts in the last 10 days! A couple of surprisingly very positive studies in the cardiovascular area, promising findings on personalized therapies for cancer, how health insurance literally saves lives, use of artificial...

The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

July 10, 2017

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Categories: Communications

The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

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Although July 4 celebrations have come and gone, fireworks continue in the Martin Shkreli case, in which the defendant continues to mock prosecutors on his Facebook page. While the battle between Pharma Bro and the DOJ rages on, Senate Majority...

The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

June 25, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

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You know the phrase, everything old is new again? That’s kind of how The Week That Was team felt this week, as we saw more healthcare reform news, more drug pricing news, more talk of tapes and more Uber news....

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