Intouch Solutions Promotes Four; New Senior VP at GA Communications Group
Med Ad News revealed the nominees for the 30th Annual Manny Awards and named Calcium’s Steven Michaelson and Judy Capano as the 2019 Industry Persons of the Year.
Artificial intelligence generated plenty of chatter amongst the pharma marketing intelligentsia in 2018. Will 2019 be the year when the industry fully embraces it as more than just a tactic?
The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) announced the 2019 Woman of the Year, Honorable Mentor and STAR award honorees.
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.
Med Ad News spoke with Gene Fitzpatrick, senior VP of engagement strategy for Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, about the future of augmented and virtual reality in healthcare marketing.
Lions Health is a dedicated two-day event held annually within Cannes Lions in France. Lions Health is billed as the only place in the world to experience talks from leading pharmaceutical, healthcare, wellness, biotechnology and medical marketing practitioners. Event management says Lions Health is built to deliver the insights, ideas, tools and techniques that lead to life-changing outcomes.
Pharma marketers must listen to their customers and find ways to smooth the patient journey if they are to create effective customer experiences and create loyalty beyond the first prescription.
A recent study of DTC advertising appearing in the Journal of General Internal Medicine concluded that few broadcast ads are compliant with FDA’s guidelines. The reality, though, might not be so cut and dried.
While many of us from blue states and urban bubbles fret over some of the actions of President Donald Trump, it’s good to take a clear-eyed view of whether or not Trump and this administration has been good for the medical marketing industries. Moreover, it’s useful to consider how a “blue wave” in the midterm elections might change the dynamic.
Let’s have a peek in the crystal ball 10 years into the future. What will agencies look like then? What will the marketplace look like?
2017 was a very good year for many of the agencies profiled in this annual directory featuring the leading healthcare communications agencies. Some reported individual setbacks, but they were still able to overcome these. As a wave of new drugs and biologics hit the market, several of the top healthcare agencies supported their launches.
Med Ad News – the leading pharmaceutical business and marketing publication – reveals the winners for the 2018 Manny Awards, celebrating the healthcare communications industry.
On April 19th, Sharon Callahan is being recognized at the 29th annual Manny Awards as Med Ad News’ Industry Person of the Year.
The names of the tools may be changing, but the goal for brand managers remains the same in 2018: getting as close as possible to real patients and their needs.
Med Ad News asked its sources what are some of the key industry trends for 2018.
It’s not a new trend. For years, there has been massive speculation on the many ways Amazon could be getting into healthcare. But if you look past the hype, beyond Amazon’s theoretical intentions, and focus more closely on today’s consumer, there is a colossal healthcare trend underway even without Amazon getting in on the game. One can learn a lot from the trend of Amazon’s influence on the business of doing business. So let’s take a closer look …
According to the consultants at PwC, the top health industry issues of 2018 will be …
Robert Leverte Jr. was honored by the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame as its 2018 inductee on February 8 at a black-tie event at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. Leverte’s prolific career has included founding ERS – an in-house ad agency at ER Squibb – co-founding Ruvane-Leverte advertising, serving as chairman at Bozell Jacobs Medical Group, and operating as CEO of the Leverte Companies.
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is introducing a new service offering to its family, Wellbeing@OgilvyCommonHealth, to focus on the health and wellness needs of the American healthcare consumer.
Modern physicians are expecting two-way relationships with brands.
Many a blog, article, and cover story has focused on the impact (current and future) of healthcare reform. But some interesting healthcare industry changes have been occurring simultaneously with, and are very much accelerated by, the impact of reform. One of these important market changes is the shift from traditional silos of key customer decision-making to a more blended approach to healthcare (and formulary) decision-making.
Fred Kinch launches healthcare advertising agency Industry veteran Fred Kinch launched a new healthcare communications agency in October. Kinch previously served as managing partner and executive creative director at New York-based healthcare ad agency AgencyRx. Kinch Advertising LLC is a full-service, mission-built, independent healthcare advertising agency located in Midtown Manhattan. The agency is primarily focused […]
The Global Awards for the World’s Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising Announces 2015 Award Winners
McCann Health is Agency Network of the Year, Langland Awarded Global Healthcare Agency of the Year, Grand Global Goes to Downtown Partners New York, NY – December 3, 2015: The Global Awards℠, for the World’s Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising℠ announced the 2015 award winners today at ceremonies taking place at New York Academy […]
Medical advertising veteran Al Nickel passed away unexpectedly on Saturday at the age of 72 years. Mr. Nickel was a visionary and principal member of New York-based healthcare communications agency LLNS (Lyons, Lavey, Nickel, Swift). Mr Nickel is a member of the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the MAHF as part […]
(Reuters Health) – Prescribing generic medicines instead of brand name drugs whenever possible cuts costs, improves patient adherence and improves health outcomes, according to a new recommendation from the American College of Physicians. “Generic medications are cheaper and patients are more likely to get those prescriptions filled,” said Dr. Amir Qaseem of the American College […]
More than just humor–it’s humor with a message Columbus, Ohio – GSW, an industry leader in healthcare advertising and an inVentiv Health company, and LiveTiles, a global technology company headquartered in Times Square, NYC, have partnered to unveil the Sexy Men of Technology Calendar for Movember 2015, a public awareness campaign from the Movember […]
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is introducing a new service offering to its family, Wellbeing@OgilvyCommonHealth, to focus on the health and wellness needs of the American healthcare consumer. The new unit, the concepts of which were introduced to clients earlier in the year in the process of validating and refining them, is being hard-launched in real time […]