Pharma's med/legal/regulatory (MLR) teams, managers of risk and so often the scapegoats for creating roadblocks to digital innovation, were discussed in a much friendlier light by digital marketers at last week's ExL Digital Pharma East conference in Philadelphia.
For its annual conference this summer, The Healthcare Communication & Marketing Association (HCMA) is waiving the $600 entrance fee ($650 for non-HCMA members) for unemployed marketing and communications professionals.
If you still haven't entered the MM&M Awards 2009, then you'd better move fast--today (June 5) is the final deadline for submissions.
Eli Lilly & Co. is taking its Vision Racing Wellness Tour on another lap around the racing circuit, offering fans free diabetes screening.
The Journal of the American Medical Association is calling for professional medical associations to sever all ties with the drug industry--with exception to journal advertising and exhibit hall fees, of course.
AstraZeneca is redeploying its Artery Explorer for a second tour, using medical animation to help bring atherosclerosis to life.
The pharma industry could improve its reputation among consumers by offering holistic approaches, rather than singular drug treatments, according to a panel of digital marketers at the ePharma Summit on Tuesday.
McCann Worldgroup is launching a health and wellness experiential marketing practice under the umbrella of its Momentum network.
Lilly announced plans to broaden its transparency efforts to include publicly disclosing payments to US physicians as well as grants.
Euro RSCG Life parent HAVAS is partnering with WebMD for a new Virtual Convention Booth offering that aims to give healthcare professionals the 3D interactive experience online.
Wyeth and Elan have suspended a clinical study of their jointly developed Alzheimer's vaccine ACC-001 after a patient receiving the treatment was hospitalized for nearly two weeks with skin ulcers.
The final prognosis may be that Big Pharma will have minimal crisis control to do as a result of Michael Moores long-awaited documentary SiCKO.