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Fit4D wins MM&M shark-tank challenge

Fit4D wins MM&M shark-tank challenge

Four start-ups presented their business models to pharma executives during the MM&M Transforming Healthcare conference on Thursday in New York City.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, May 1

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, May 1

Nexium tops the list of Medicare's spending on brand drugs; Gilead Sciences doubles its first-quarter profit; Pfizer reportedly wants to buy a rare-disease drug company

Washington Insider: Paul Thacker

Washington Insider: Paul Thacker

Viewpoint: Make Brand Value a Personalized Dialogue

Viewpoint: Make Brand Value a Personalized Dialogue

Well-designed studies can deliver actionable information that optimizes customer engagement

Back Talk: In a Jam? Do the Right Thing

Back Talk: In a Jam? Do the Right Thing

A textbook example of a firm doing the right thing in a crisis: J&J's decisive crisis management saved a brand

Partner Forum: Social for HCPs—Is Now the Time?

The increasing use of social media to reach consumers in the healthcare arena raises questions: Is it time to leverage it for HCPs, and if so, what are the most viable platforms for pharma-HCP communications?

Private View: Elliott Smith

Private View: Elliott Smith

EHR Update: Record Correction

EHR Update: Record Correction

Of all the channels through which brands can connect with HCPs, electronic health records have long been considered the most stubbornly and frustratingly impenetrable. Might advances in analytics and cloud technology, among other recent innovations, help simplify the EHR equation? Sarah Mahoney investigates

Loyalty Programs: Beyond the Co-Pay Card

Loyalty Programs: Beyond the Co-Pay Card

In the past, when pharma companies talked about patient-loyalty programs, what they were really talking about were the financial incentives underpinning them. But in the wake of Novo Nordisk's successful support program for diabetics, Cornerstones4Care, such initiatives are finally set to evolve. James Chase reports on the shifting focus of patient support

Effective communication requires rethinking the patient experience

Effective communication requires rethinking the patient experience

The patient journey concept needs a reboot, according to executives at the inaugural MM&M Transforming Healthcare conference.

Study shows women view health differently than industry thinks they do

Study shows women view health differently than industry thinks they do

A deep dive by the think tank Center for Talent Innovation indicates pharma and payers need to widen their definition of health when communicating with women.

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