Walmart Inc. said the company would run a pilot project to deliver self-collection test kits for coronavirus through automated drones at customers’ doorsteps.

With 270 million Americans currently under a “stay at home” directive, only activities deemed “essential” are happening in person. In healthcare, which relies significantly on personal connections – between patients and HCPs, HCPs and pharma reps, and even marketers and their teams – there have been dramatic shifts in the way we all work and operate over the last couple of weeks.

In these days of the COVID-19 epidemic, many in the pharma industry are facing the challenge of accessing their customers and engaging in communication. The good news is that there are virtual solutions and approaches that are proven to deliver when in-person selling is limited or no longer an option.

With more and more nations calling for self-quarantines due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the globe, companies are urging employees to work from home in order to decrease the spread of the virus.

Those pesky ones and zeros lurked behind virtually every key trend in pharma marketing in 2019, and their influence will only grow in 2020.

Branding is the art and discipline of taking values that customers esteem and transferring them to a product, service or company so customers see a flattering reflection of themselves in the brand. A brand of car that owns the idea of safety will attract safe drivers, which in turn will reinforce the vehicle brand’s identity, and so on.

USRetina, the nation’s largest independent provider of technology and services specific to retina practices, announced the launch of a new corporate brand identity and tagline.

In healthcare, we are fortunate to have access to code that analyzes data and provides us with customer insights. As marketers, we can now understand these individual customers better than ever before. We know what we need and want to do when it comes to reaching them. But what does all that power and possibility do for them?

FCB Health Network held its annual Innovation Week from May 7-9, 2019. Here’s a topline summary for anyone who missed the event.

inVibe Labs, a market research innovator dedicated to changing the way healthcare organizations listen to their customers, helps healthcare companies better understand the thoughts and feelings of patients and physicians by reading between the lines to uncover meaningful language patterns hidden in plain sight.