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Consumer Trust in Pharma Drops 13% Over Past Year

The American public’s trust level in pharmaceutical companies fell 13%, dropping down to 38% in 2018 compared to 2017, accord to Edelman’s recently released Edelman Trust Barometer. According to the report, the “pharma industry [is being] blamed for high cost of drugs and aggressive marketing of opioids as addiction reaches epidemic levels”. Steve Weiss, Senior Vice President […]

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3 Takeaways From Pharma Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Advertising Conference

Whether you’re new to the DTC pharma space in the US, or an industry veteran, what you need to know to stay ahead. The advertising of prescription drugs on TV and in magazines is a uniquely American phenomenon. Turn on the news or flip through a magazine and you’re likely to notice a pharmaceutical commercial […]

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Seven Steps for Managing Adverse Events in Social Media

In an ever-changing pharma environment staying connected is vital. Amidst regulatory challenges and uncertainty of new channels, the pharma industry is beginning to embrace social media to empower patients and healthcare providers. Social platforms are uniquely designed to support patient and provider needs perhaps more directly and efficiently than traditional channels. Social technologies can be […]

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Keep Point of Care in Front of Your Upfronts

Sponsored Content PatientPoint had the honor of sponsoring the Top 25 DTC Marketers and Hall of Fame awards at last month’s DTC National. During Hall of Fame inductee Christine Sakdalan’s passionate acceptance speech, one of her quotes really stood out, as it touched on some very relevant topics within our industry. She said: “More than […]

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DTC for Cancer Treatments: Must-See TV

The word “cancer” has become a household word, used by cancer centers, drug manufactures and the non-profit community in aggressive and extensive DTC marketing initiatives. But, historically, marketing cancer products directly to consumers rarely (if ever) happened; it was one of those areas that was deemed to be “pushing it too far.” What has contributed […]

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