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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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The Beltway Buzz: September 2014

September 11, 2014

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Categories: Health Policy and Access

The Beltway Buzz: September 2014

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Back To Business (Sorta): Summer is over and Congress may be back in session, but the legislative schedule will be light due to the looming November elections. Congressional leaders are aiming to return to their districts by September 23rd to...

The Health Wearable Technology Revolution – Who Will Lead the Charge?

September 10, 2014

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Categories: Consumers, Health, Medical Devices and Diagnostics

The Health Wearable Technology Revolution – Who Will Lead the Charge?

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The average person may associate wearables solely with fitness junkies. The evolution of personal tracking has brought about a wave of products that are perfect for fitness-conscious consumers, including daily activity trackers such as Fitbit and Jawbone, and even “smart...

Know the Odds: The Facts about Today’s Health Concerns

September 10, 2014

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Categories: Health

Know the Odds: The Facts about Today’s Health Concerns

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About 1 in 5 people have a fear of flying but the odds of dying in an airplane are 1 in 7,178 in a lifetime (compared to a 1 in 98 chance of dying in a motor vehicle accident). A...

Ebola is Here

September 8, 2014

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Categories: Global Healthcare

Ebola is Here

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At the age of 12, I went through that typical stage in any young woman’s life when she becomes obsessed with all things infectious diseases – particularly ebola. From watching Outbreak on repeat and imagining I would one day be...

The Art (and Science) of Health Innovation

September 3, 2014

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Categories: Patient Communications

The Art (and Science) of Health Innovation

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While the world is abuzz with news of Amazon’s meeting with the FDA and what it may mean for healthcare innovation, there is another quieter, but meaningful, trend taking hold of hospital halls around the world. Consider it “Arts &...

#digitalHx: Digital Digest

August 28, 2014

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Categories: Digital and Social Media

#digitalHx: Digital Digest

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Follow our tweets at #digitalHx Napa Earthquake and Jawbone: The Evolution of #mHealth Written by Rich Sharp, @richs Earthquakes always provide treasure troves of data to those studying the temblors, but the recent quake centered beneath Napa, Calif., revealed more...

Friend or Foe-ny? Can Pharma Live Up To Consumer Social Care Expectations?

August 27, 2014

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Categories: Consumers, Digital and Social Media

Friend or Foe-ny? Can Pharma Live Up To Consumer Social Care Expectations?

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We’ve all been there before: you sit down to watch last night’s episode of your favorite TV show and the screen suddenly freezes as a dooming “Error Retrieving Data” message pops up. Unwilling to forgo this “vital” evening activity, you...

Viral vs. Value: Raising Awareness in a Social World

August 25, 2014

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Categories: Advocacy, Digital and Social Media

Viral vs. Value: Raising Awareness in a Social World

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We’ve all seen the posts: “Change your profile picture in support of [insert disease here] awareness month” or “Share this if you love someone with [insert disease here].” It’s a nice way for a community to rally around a cause,...

Tech Giants Stepping into the World of Health

August 20, 2014

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Categories: Health, Technology

Tech Giants Stepping into the World of Health

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Google is continuing its exploration into the healthcare industry, with its latest venture focused on mapping out what “healthy” really looks like. From the division of Google known as “Google X,” the company’s research arm is conducting a study to...

Tips from a Yogi: Banish Stress Without Leaving Your Desk

August 18, 2014

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Categories: Health and Wellness, Workplace Wellness

Tips from a Yogi: Banish Stress Without Leaving Your Desk

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When I moved to New York seven years ago, one of the first things I did was sign up for a yoga membership. I loved the energy of the city and my communications job, but my (self-admitted) type A personality...