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That Dragon, Cancer | Blog
That Dragon, Cancer is a “video game memoir” created by two parents, Ryan and Amy Green, about their terminally ill son, Joel.
Every year 300 to 400 physicians commit suicide in the United States, a number that is roughly the size of 3 average med school classes.
The American Medical Association (AMA) released new numbers from a study that revealed that doctors that had an ownership stake in their practice no longer make up the majority of the nation’s patient care physicians.
Not long ago we wrote about AppScripts from IMS Health, a platform that allows doctors to discover, bundle, and distribute consumer health apps to their patients as part of a holistic treatment plan.
There’s been no shortage of coverage on the rapidly evolving role of the pharmacist and of the community pharmacy.
More and more we’re seeing hospitals champion innovation within their own walls.
Last year we reported on a growing trend—the “caregiver crunch.”
Last year we identified “ad-blocking” as one of the big communications trends for 2016 (download our report here), and there has been absolutely no shortage of news, perspectives, and soundbites to support this prediction.
A recent study published in the journal Health Affairs found that insurance premium-based financial incentives failed to help people lose weight.
Using artificial intelligence to monitor patient adherence?
As we know, physicians are incredibly busy, and a new analysis from Health Affairs has found what one of the key contributing factors of their busyness is: physicians spend on average 15.1 hours per week gathering info that helps insurers keep tabs on quality of care.
When we’re in a crisis one of the first things we turn to is our cell phone.
Pain Beyond Numbers | Blog
Emojis, GIFs, selfies, and memes—they’re quick, visual, global and they’re everywhere.
Access for All | Blog
The National Federation for the Blind has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Health and Human Services’ sub-agency, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which is the largest single payor for health care in the United States.
Orbita, a company that helps people create voice-driven experiences for technology like Amazon Alexa and Google Home, has teamed up with the clinical trial data firm ERT to start to uncover ways in which voice technology can play a role in clinical trials.
The Rep Evolution | Blog
Recently, one of our clients asked the GSW innovation team if there was some way to flip the typical rep ad board meeting and turn it into something more engaging… more productive… more (saw this one coming) innovative.
In an upcoming study, the University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work is planning on using virtual reality technology to augment traditional therapy techniques used to help recovering heroin addicts maintain sobriety and resist the urge to use.
Patient activation and education services “beyond the pill” have been a trend, and now there is some concrete value proof to all of it.
It’s difficult to imagine, with the current news around drug prices and the generally negative opinion on DTC advertising, that the reputation of Pharma might actually be getting better but it turns out it is.
Distress Signal | Blog
Last year, a company called HelpAround really caught our eye.
Real Time Precision | Blog
These days, most of the headlines about “live streaming” will lead you down a path of debates over copyright infringement, piracy, and a slew of Meerkat vs Periscope opinions.
A La Carte Genomics | Blog
I’ve been thinking about genomic testing a lot lately.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is continuing its partnership with patient community, PatientsLikeMe, and has recently expanded the range of the drug reviews that it publishes on Walgreens.com.
Fake News Invades Healthcare | Blog
The “fake news” phenomenon is more than just a problem for politics.
At a conference full of next gen digital ideas for smart and tailored solutions, Doug Braun and Atul Goyal from Zoetis Animal Health shared some thoughts on a novel concept – maybe greater personalization for our customers can start with a person, the sales representative.
One trend that we’ve been tracking lately is The Return of Food — how fear of the “Big Food” boogeyman has led to dramatic shifts in eating habits.
Last month, The Journal of the American Heart Association published the results of a mHealth intervention study.
o help jump start your 2017 virtual reality projects, Google just published some engagement tips on its think with Googleplatform.
Emoji Overload | Blog
Think that emoji’s have jumped the shark?
his month, Facebook has started to roll out features designed to help impact the spread of fake news.