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The Week That Was: Crises in Healthcare Communications

“HULK-A-MANIA IS RUNNING WILD, BROTHER” Yes, we never thought we’d introduce a report with that blast-from-the-past phrase, but, there is a first for everything people. Media, business and the legal observers all turned their attention to none other than Hulk...

The Week That Was: Crises in Healthcare Communications

YOUR LINKEDIN CREDENTIALS….FOR SALE? Did you receive a security email from LinkedIn last week letting you know your security was at risk? Well, this is because LinkedIn announced that up to 117 million (yes, you read that right) usernames and...

The Week That Was: Crises in Healthcare Communications

TEAM OF “FORMER” RIVALS TO RESTORE FAITH IN BURRITOS? Three words no food guy or gal wants to hear are: e. coli, salmonella and norovirus. And you absolutely never want to hear them together. But that is exactly the series...

The Week That Was: Crises In Healthcare Communications

HOW BILLION DOLLAR DEALS WILL IMPACT YOUR HOSPITAL BILL Last Thursday, we all learned that big deal making in healthcare is not dead, as Abbott acquired St. Judes Medical and Sanofi made a hostile offer for Medivation. Abbott’s acquisition of...

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,...