Matt Eastwood was named Global Chief Creative Officer of McCann Health, a leading worldwide professional and consumer healthcare communications network.
The healthcare ad industry continues to thrive and adapt to the new demands for relevance and creativity.
Med Ad News revealed the winners of the 2019 Manny Awards, celebrating the best in the healthcare communications industry.
2018 was filled with a number of significant developments for healthcare marketers. The rising demand to respect individual privacy rights dominated conversations surrounding digital marketing, as did the increasing importance of using data-driven email marketing tools to increase physician engagement and retention.
Barring a last-minute reversal, 2018 will likely end as a down year for the biotech industry, at least in terms of stock performance.
HCB Health hired veteran healthcare digital expert Colin Foster as chief digital officer to lead the healthcare communications agency’s flourishing digital practice.
Understanding the behaviors of our customers is central to the effectiveness of any ad campaign, and pharma is no different.
When it comes to advertising, 76 percent of primary care physicians (PCPs) prefer companies use simple language according to a survey conducted by GSW – a Syneos Health company and industry leader in healthcare advertising – in partnership with The Harris Poll.
For the 11th year, Med Ad News selected new Pharmaceutical Marketing Ventures to Watch that could change the way pharmaceutical products are marketed and sold.
Pharma continues to lag behind the consumer space in the use of mobile marketing technologies, but the steady advance of consumer tech giants Google and Amazon into the healthcare space means that the industry will have to adapt the tools of AI, voice and chatbots into their marketing, just as their consumer brethren already have.
Intouch Solutions’ Sean Hartigan and Heartbeat’s David Sakadelis say their pharma clients are skittish about the use of chatbots and AI, with an understanding of these technologies more influenced by the grim future of Skynet in the “Terminator” movie franchise rather than the reality of where AI is right now.
In the initial excitement over the possibilities of mobile marketing, pharma rushed to create its own apps. And then these apps languished.