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Trend: Drug Debate Drumbeat Carries On

Trend: Drug Debate Drumbeat Carries On

Santa Rosa, CA. – In a recent interview with Kaiser Health News, John Krahne, diagnosed with brain and lung tumors 10 years prior, outlined his decision to delay filling his prescriptions to continue his treatment in hopes his cancer wouldn’t…

Norwegian News Site Pushes Back on Our Push It Trend…

Oslo, Norway—The Norwegian Broadcasting Company (NRK) may have just cracked the code for preventing countless ignorant online quarrels. The broadcaster’s tech arm, NRKbeta, launched a new tool on its site last month that requires would-be commenters to pass a multiple-choice…

SXSW Accelerator: 5 startups you need to meet

Austin, TX – Sound Scouts, an Australian-based business that developed a DIY hearing test app that parents can download and run for their children, emerged as the winner of the SXSW Accelerator pitch competition in the digital health and wearables track, according to…

Approved Birth Control With Just An App?

Stockholm, Sweden– Tired of the pill? Natural Cycles is a phone app that algorithmically monitors female fertility. Users get a daily notice whether it’s safe to have unprotected sex or if they need to use birth control. It is the first…

Still Don't Get It

Trend: Still Don’t Get It

Cleveland, OH. – Informed consent in healthcare is easily understood, right? You are in the exam room with the doctor for, maybe, 10 minutes, and you fully understand everything there is to know about your condition and your treatment plan,…

Doximity Reaches Nearly 3 of 4 US Physicians

San Francisco, CA—Last week, America’s leading social network for healthcare professionals announced that its membership has surpassed 800,000 healthcare professionals in the US alone. Since its launch in 2011, 70% of American doctors have joined—that’s 600,000 licensed HCPs connected in…

The clinics new Chief Experience Officer, Dr. Adrienne Boissy, outlined her vision last September at the Pop Health Forum in Chicago and just last week expanded on her vision and how the Cleveland Clinic is prioritizing the patient experience.

Cleveland Clinic: Prioritizing The Patient Experience

Cleveland, OH – The Cleveland Clinic was the first major academic medical center to make patient experience a strategic goal, hire and appoint a Chief Experience Officer, and one the first to establish an Office of Patient Experience. And while…

YouTube Presents: One Tremendous Opportunity to Reach Gen X

San Bruno, CA—A recent survey commissioned by Google brings out powerful insights into the YouTube habits of a key demographic for many pharma brands: Generation X. Current estimates point to 1.5 billion YouTube views from this demographic each day. In…