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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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Aim for the Gold Standard in Measuring Point-of-Care Marketing

If you’ve been asking hard questions about the data provided by your DTC and POC campaign partners, you’re not alone. Although the heightened scrutiny is new, the challenges aren’t. The good news is that trustworthy solutions are established, proven, and available. Treatment decisions and research are guided by data that meets exacting standards for quality, […]

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Point-of-Care Credibility is Essential for Patient Health

Point-of-Care media must take responsibility for its trust and accountability because patient health depends on it. According to the CDC, American patients visited the doctor nearly 1 billion times in 2017 – over three trips per person. In many of those doctors’ offices across the United States, patients found educational materials to aid them in […]

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Health is Personal; Health Advertising Should Be, Too

New Data Indicates that Consumers Want Targeted Health Ads It’s one of the conundrums we face as health marketers, that health is completely personal. Pain is subjective. Symptoms vary. My epilepsy is different. What works for one consumer doesn’t necessarily work for the other. Not only does personal biology vary from person to person, but […]

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FDA Launches Mobile App ‘Drugs@FDA Express’

The FDA recently released “Drugs@FDA Express”, a mobile app that allows users to search for information about FDA-approved brand and generic prescriptions, OTC medications, and biological therapeutic products. The mobile app is a “light” version of the full website, with the app omitting letters and reviews – although the app’s homepage states this and includes a […]

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