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Digital Health Center of Excellence Created by FDA

The FDA announced this week the creation of the Digital Health Center of Excellence for the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). Its establishment is another step in the agency’s goal for modernizing digital health policies, regulatory approaches, and the advancement of digital health technology – such as mobile health devices, Software as a […]

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Patient Access and Affordability Support in an Era of Virtuality

Today it’s more important than ever to help ensure that consumers can access and afford their medications. With the emergence of a global pandemic, what strategies and technologies can pharmaceutical manufacturers implement to help simplify and streamline the access process for consumers? The effectiveness of a pharmaceutical manufacturer’s access and reimbursement support program will have a […]

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Innovation During the Pandemic: Opportunities and Needs at Point of Care to Prepare for Flu Season 2020-2021

The coronavirus pandemic has altered every facet of our lives. Everyday tasks suddenly became challenging and anything not deemed “essential” came to an abrupt halt. New terms and safety procedures are now part of our daily lives and even the most mundane contact with friends or extended family is accompanied by health and safety measures. […]

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Yes, Patients Are Still Going to the Doctor and Other COVID-19 Truths

Sponsored Content While social distancing is essential, “medical distancing”—staying away from the doctor’s office for fear of contracting COVID-19—is dangerous. Just as phrma.org’s latest campaign strives to remind people that seeking care is not only safe but necessary, we see it as our duty at PatientPoint to provide patients, physician practices, and brands the support […]

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Phreesia, Commonwealth Fund, & Harvard Issue Newest Research Wave of COVID-19 Impacts on Outpatient Visits

“Visits to physician offices and other health care practices, which had fallen 60 percent by early April, have now rebounded and plateaued at 10 percent below prepandemic levels,” found the latest wave of research from the Harvard University, Phreesia, and the Commonwealth Fund. In-office visits are still showing a decline, even among those states which […]

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CMS Aids in Acceleration of Broader Telehealth Adoption

With the rapid use of telehealth resulting from the pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new toolkit to help the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP) accelerate their adoption of telehealth coverage during this time. The toolkit is designed to walk states through identifying policies that they will need […]

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Ogilvy Health Continues Cancer Education with #EverydayMatters

In a follow up conversation with DTC Perspectives this summer, Sherry Novembre and Amy Graham shared how Ogilvy Health’s #EverydayMatters cancer awareness campaign continues to expand and reach audiences, as well as how COVID-19 has impacted the agency’s efforts. The #EverydayMatters campaign was launched by Ogilvy Health in February of this year, kicking off a […]

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#ShareTheScope Spotlights Black Healthcare Needs

Eight healthcare marketing and media leaders turned over their social media channels to “eight organizations and influencers focused on health issues and disparities facing the Black community,” according to the news release about the social media effort. On July 22, #ShareTheScope allowed “new voices and perspectives from those who are tirelessly advocating for equity and […]

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