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August 22, 2016

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

While American voters may be unexcited by their choices at the voting booth come November, the only other group that they may be equally disappointed with is — well — us. Last week, sentiment about the pharmaceutical industry plummeted to...

July 8, 2016

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Telemedicine, Healthcare Coverage, Human Gene Modification, Healthcare Fraud and Enforcement, The American Diet, and More!

Telemedicine Transformation As reported in the Wall Street Journal, telemedicine is growing, thanks to faster internet connections, ubiquitous smartphones and changing insurance standards – and it’s changing the delivery of health care. More than 15 million Americans received some kind...

The Impact of Augmented Intelligence on Healthcare Communications

There are many different types of smart machines. Most people are more familiar with the term “artificial intelligence,” or building human-like intelligence in autonomous technology. However, “augmented intelligence,” which is information technology that augments human intelligence, is progressing rapidly and...

January 14, 2016

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A View on Digital and Social Media in Health Care

Join us on Twitter at #digitalHx.   Beyond 140: 10,000 Character Limit on Twitter Expected to Launch in Q1 According to sources inside Twitter, the company is building a new feature that will allow tweets longer than the platform’s hallmark...

December 3, 2015

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A View on Digital and Social Media in Health Care

Join us on Twitter at #digitalHx.   The Rise of Contextual Commerce and Shoppable Social When mobile marketers first started talking up big data, the most pressing question was, “what are companies going to do with this information?” Years later,...

December 2, 2015

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Crowdsourcing Healthcare

The conventional healthcare model relies on knowledge of a physician to diagnose or treat a condition. This often occurs in a silo. But what happens if a condition is difficult to diagnose and a single healthcare professional does not have...

November 19, 2015

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A View on Digital and Social Media in Health Care

Join us on Twitter at #digitalHx.   Instagram Partners With 41 Tech Companies to Improve Advertising Experience Instagram, now with more than 400 million users, announced a growth strategy to improve the advertising experience through partnerships with 100 companies (the...

October 22, 2015

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A View on Digital and Social Media in Health Care

Join us on Twitter at #digitalHx.   Giving Kids with Autism Superpowers Through Google Glass The second phase of a study through the Stanford School of Medicine, called the Autism Glass Project, launched on October 19th. The goal of this...

October 8, 2015

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Join us on Twitter at #digitalHx.   Facebook Partners with French Satellite Company to Bring Free Internet to Smart Phone Users in Sub-Saharan Africa Free Basics by Facebook will provide free services (such as allowing users to browse selected health,...

October 1, 2015

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Navigating Post-Turing: Defining Value In Today’s Landscape

Last week, Turing Pharmaceuticals defended a 5000% price hike in its drug Daraprim, a 62-year-old medicine for treating toxoplasmosis, a form of infection common among immune-compromised patients, including those with HIV. The increase created a firestorm and sparked national media...