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Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Lizzie

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

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Augmented Reality – Focus on How the Augmentation Can Enhance the Reality

September 13, 2011

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Categories: Digital and Social Media

Augmented Reality – Focus on How the Augmentation Can Enhance the Reality

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Much has been, and will continue to be, written on augmented reality (AR). With all the discussion comes some hype and confusion. So what exactly is Augmented Reality and what does one do with it? Augmented Reality Defined I actually...

Google+ Makes a Splash! …Then Traffic Declines.

September 9, 2011

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Google+ Makes a Splash! …Then Traffic Declines.

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The Google+ Project is a new social networking site that aims to make online interactions resemble those in real life, focusing on the individual, their relationships and interests. Google+ reached 10 million users in just one week, and while that...

My Parents are Normal Folks

September 8, 2011

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My Parents are Normal Folks

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My parents are normal folks. Nice, normal, rational (for the most part) folks who live comfortably in the ‘burbs of Jersey. But every now and again, rational thought will fly straight out the window when I get a somewhat frantic...

What to Hope For? A Health Industry Guide to the Debt Reduction “Supercommittee”

September 7, 2011

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Categories: Health Policy and Access

What to Hope For? A Health Industry Guide to the Debt Reduction “Supercommittee”

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I know what you are thinking. After an extremely long summer filled with dire predictions of Armageddon if the debt ceiling was not raised; unconscionable brinksmanship on the part of Democrats, Republicans, Senators, Representatives and the President; and a completely...

FDA Proposes Health Apps Guidelines

July 22, 2011

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FDA Proposes Health Apps Guidelines

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Attempting to keep up with the fast moving convergence of medicine and technology, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday announced draft guidelines for how the agency proposes oversight of certain mobile medical applications (apps) that are designed for use...

Government Supports Major Rethink of Controversial Heath and Social Care Bill but Maintains Its Fundamental Principles

June 14, 2011

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Government Supports Major Rethink of Controversial Heath and Social Care Bill but Maintains Its Fundamental Principles

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Why? The NHS Future Forum, which consists of an independent group of healthcare professionals, was launched in April this year as part of the Government’s listening exercise on the current Health and Social Care Bill. Over 25,000 people have shared...

Facebook Launches the SEND Button

May 25, 2011

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Facebook Launches the SEND Button

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Facebook recently launched its new SEND button, a feature that complements the LIKE button on any website.

Facebook Announces Official Changes to the Pages Platform

May 18, 2011

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Facebook Announces Official Changes to the Pages Platform

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As many of you know, we currently have the ability to disable comments on our branded and unbranded Facebook Pages, in order to adhere to current FDA rules and regulations.

Facebook Proposes Changes to the Pages Platform

May 5, 2011

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Facebook Proposes Changes to the Pages Platform

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Last month, Facebook requested a meeting with a select few digital leads in healthcare communications to discuss the direction of Facebook Pages and how they can best meet our client’s needs.

Facebook Proposes Changes to Platform and Announces a SEND Button

May 2, 2011

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Facebook Proposes Changes to Platform and Announces a SEND Button

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Facebook considers Comment, Share and Like vital tools toward their goal of enabling consumers to engage in conversation within their platform. However, to date, Facebook has allowed Fan Page admins in the Pharna industry the ability to disable these features...