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The Top Social Media Trends In 2017 (And How They Can Help You)

Social media marketing is not optional in 2018… It’s a necessity.<p><b>Just imagine:</b> about 86% of businesses are on Facebook and around 70% of brands use …

Cast and Curious - Healthcare Blog of Dr. Remo Aguilar

It blew right in our face. The “Facebook Scandal” (FB data breach with The Cambridge Analytica) shook many industries using this social media …

Nearly 50% take prescription drugs

<b>Half of women and 43% of men in England are now regularly taking prescription drugs, according to the comprehensive Health Survey for England.</b><p>Cholesterol-lowering statins, pain relief and anti-depressants were among the most prescribed medicines.<p>The report, by the Health and Social Care Information …

How pharma should harness mobile technology

<i>A huge proportion of the adult population now carries a smartphone, so pharma and healthcare providers need to look to this ‘doctor in your pocket’</i> …

Google Developing a Pill That Would Detect Cancer and Other Diseases

LAGUNA BEACH, California — Google is attempting to develop a pill that would send microscopic particles into the bloodstream in an effort to identify …

This Technology Shows Nurses Where Your Veins Are

This handheld infrared light device is about to make donating blood a whole lot easier.<p>If you’ve ever given blood, you’ve likely experienced the …

Novartis CEO embraces biotech/hi-tech model

Novartis chief executive Joe Jimenez has been reflecting on the profound changes facing healthcare and how his company is prepared to meet the …

MobiHealthNews

According to a group of 300 healthcare stakeholders surveyed in Venrock's 2018 Healthcare Prognosis Survey, Amazon is the tech company to watch in …

MobiHealthNews

CEO Ron Gutman is out at HealthTap, a digital health company that over the years has dabbled in doctor reviews, telemedicine, health app curation, …

Novartis CEO: Here Are 3 Things Big Pharma Must Do To Survive

Novartis CEO Joseph Jimenez has consistently argued that the industry needs to make big changes in order to survive in the long run, like redefining blockbusters and getting paid for positive outcomes instead of just transactions.<p>His own company just came face to face with one of the industry's big …

Are Pharma Companies Too Big to Innovate?

Ask any investor what they think about <b>Johnson & Johnson</b> , and you'll probably hear that it's a diversified pharma company, a blue-chip stock that …

If You Don't Market Drugs, How Do You Expect To Sell Them?

The sales and marketing of new medicines provide a lightning rod for discussions about all that is wrong with the biopharmaceutical industry. Certainly, there have been over-aggressive practices used by the industry in terms of free dinners and paid conferences, but these practices are becoming …

8 Ways Startups Are Changing the Healthcare Industry

<b>8. Tech Integration for Improving Care</b><br>The use of technology to build better relationships, improve communication and diagnose early based on EMR-integrated provider-patient platforms excites me as a healthcare angel investor. Although the quantified self receives lots of attention, large segments …

Propeller Keeps Asthmatics Out Of The ER By Harnessing The Internet Of Things

An inhaler with a sensor on top beams data to doctors that helps reduce emergency room visits and lowers health care costs.<p>Earlier this year, 498 asthma patients in California were split into two test groups. One group puffed their inhalers normally. But the second group was given a sensor that …

AZ launches breast cancer photo-sharing campaign

<b>AstraZeneca has launched a photo-sharing campaign on Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites to raise awareness of metastatic breast cancer</b> …

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Beyond Customer Loyalty Programs: 7 Ways To Build Lasting Relationships

Business is about building lasting relationships, not bribery. So what does this mean for the future of customer service?<p>Businesses talk a lot about customer loyalty. It makes sense: A person you can count on to buy from you again and again is more valuable than one who disappears after the first …

A doctor’s prescription for social media – Part 1

<i>This is the first post in the series “A doctor’s prescription for social media.” The second post can be found here.</i><p>As an experiment, I immersed …

A Doctor's Prescription for Social Media - Part 2

<i>This is the second post in the series “A doctor’s prescription for social media.” The first post can be found here.</i><p>As an experiment, I immersed …

Meet Your Consumer In 2015 [Infographic]

Harvard Professor Shoshana Zuboff said that every century or so, fundamental changes in the nature of consumption create new demand patterns that existing companies can’t meet unless they applied imagination to see beyond what they’re selling today. Indeed, consumers have never been savvier, well …

10 Sci-Fi Technologies Moving Us Closer To Immortality

The average life expectancy is constantly rising as we improve our knowledge of medicine and the human body. We have eradicated diseases, discovered …

Google strikes smart contact lens deal to track diabetes and fix farsightedness

With Glass and Android Wear, Google has already invested a lot of time and resources into developing the next-generation of wearables, but it's another of its eye-focused projects that has today received its first major boost. The search giant's secret Google[x] team has confirmed that it's …

Exclusive: Apple prepares Healthkit rollout amid tangled regulatory web | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has been discussing how its “HealthKit” service will work with health providers at Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins as well as with Allscripts, a competitor to electronic health records provider Epic Systems, people familiar with the …

5 Biggest Barriers to Google Glass Adoption in Healthcare

Image credit: Pristine<p><i>Google Glass adoption in healthcare is promising, but also has its share of challenges to overcome. We examine the thoughts of</i> …

Welcome to the New Face of Big Pharma

Justin, a 12-year-old with Type 1 diabetes, just started middle school and was bummed he had to regularly check his blood sugar between periods while …