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The Week That Was: Crises in Healthcare Communications

A STEP BACK FOR HUMANITY… AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Riddle me this readers, if you were an executive developer at Microsoft with too much time on your hands, what would you choose to do? The answer is clear: develop an artificial...

The Week That Was: Crises In Healthcare Communications

HAS BANKING’S BOUNTIES HIT THE UPPER BOUNDS? Perhaps. Last week, Deutsche Bank said it will cut 2015 bonuses by 17% (though it is still paying out a whopping $2.7 billion). Deutsche’s co-CEO John Cryan cited the cause for the cuts...

The Week That Was: Crises in Healthcare Communications

Patients Paying Premiums Getting a Whole Lot of Nothing? Last week, patients and biopharmas alike got support from an unlikely ally in the battle for access to specialty medicines. The New York State Attorney General’s office issued subpoenas to 16...

The Week That Was: Crises in Healthcare Communications

SUPER BOWL ADS GET TACKLED Denver Broncos or Carolina Panthers? For many Americans, the winner of the big game was inconsequential compared to the commercials that aired. Considering the hype around Super Bowl advertisements, it seems inevitable that at least...

The Week That Was: Crises in Healthcare Communications

  CONGRESS FIRES AT PHARMA The day we’ve all been waiting for did not disappoint. In fact, the rhetoric was fiery between Congressional committee members and pharmaceutical executives testifying at Thursday’s hearing on drug pricing. Convened by the Congressional Committee...

The Week That Was

SAY WHAT?! “Sticks and stones can break my bones but words will never hurt me.” Not true, says The New York Times. Last week, The Times asked the question: When is it better for companies and their leaders to, well,...

January 11, 2016

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THE “MIDDLE” MAKING TOO MUCH TO AFFORD MEDICINE Pharmaceutical CEOs hoping to close 2015 quietly got a rude awakening smack on the cover of the Wall Street Journal’s New Year’s Eve edition. A 2,000 word, front-page feature profiled the predicament...

July 21, 2014

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Enhancing Reputation in a Social World

Social media’s impact to business in the last decade is undeniable. Beyond providing new channels to reach prospective consumers, astute businesses have found ways to monetize online engagement. Today, entities ranging from charities to movies are using Facebook to crowdfund...

July 16, 2013

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Lessons in Love

There are two things I can rely on every morning at 9:00 am: a call from my mom and a ping on my phone that the Zulily daily event for infants and kids clothes has started. I love this ping...

April 5, 2012

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Issues Management in a Socially-Networked World

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published an article titled “The Short Life of a PR Fiasco,” which focused on recent issues faced by companies that resulted in minimal damage to the brand or financial standings. The piece...