Digital

Survey shows doctors, patients want to embrace apps

Survey shows doctors, patients want to embrace apps

The snag: identifying what qualifies as download-worthy.

EHRs blur line between marketing and assistance: researchers

EHRs blur line between marketing and assistance: researchers

A trio of doctors make a case for putting limits on digital promotions, including those in EHRs and through social networks.

Key to successful digital outreach: think small

Key to successful digital outreach: think small

Patients want to do more with mobile and see doctors less. Two studies outline the types of digital interventions patients are interested in.

Survey shows Pharma digitally failing patients

Survey shows Pharma digitally failing patients

A study by consulting firm Accenture shows that patients not only expect digital outreach, but that their desire to be engaged is consistently being ignored.

Study finds doctor reviews matter to some extent

Study finds doctor reviews matter to some extent

A report published by JAMA indicated that online reviews sway a percentage of patients, but that personal recommendations hold more weight.

Nodding to bloggers, Lilly digitizes content

Nodding to bloggers, Lilly digitizes content

The move to digitize a series of books it co-created with Disney for kids with type 1 diabetes was spurred by a meeting with the online diabetes community.

Osbourne joins Teva for "You Don't Know Jack About MS"

Osbourne joins Teva for "You Don't Know Jack About MS"

Famous from his reality show, "The Osbournes," Jack narrates his life with MS in a web documentary series.

Researchers find reps increasingly losing out

Researchers find reps increasingly losing out

Although doctors still like sales reps, Capgemini and Quantia's researchers find their appeal is on the decline, while digital is on the rise. While age is a factor, it's the workplace that's shaping physician preferences.

Business briefs: Healthcare reform, Amgen, Pakistan pharma stance, digital marketing

Despite a possible government standoff, exchanges are coming, as is a proffered rebrand; Amgen signs a university deal in China; Pakistan seeks to rein in pharma; digital marketing is on the rise, research shows

Pharma fixed in online traffic patterns, despite distrust: survey

A good percentage of consumers are open to visiting a pharmaceutical company website, an online survey shows, despite a persistent undercurrent of distrust for industry.


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