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Think and do: How to change the world

One of the questions that I am often asked is why I chose to study public health in addition to my medical training. The answer is simple: I believe that the therapeutic relationship can and should exist outside the four walls of the doctor’s office. 51 more words

Public Health

Economics of the Obesity Epidemic - Extracting Knowledge with Advanced Text Analytics

In the current competitive marketplace for healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical technology companies must be able to demonstrate clinical and economic evidence of benefit to providers, healthcare decision-makers and payers. 349 more words

Linguamatics Updates

Pitfalls of retrospective database studies

As you know a part of my work consists to participate in studies based on the extraction from retrospective databases and the analysis of the informations thus retrieved. 357 more words

Interesting Relevant Studies

Medical Affairs' Excellence: Spend Allocation & Staffing

As the Medical Affairs function continues to change, so too does the way that leaders are staffing this critical function. In today’s competitive healthcare environment, there are many pressures that are affecting the spending & staffing levels of Medical Affairs in both mature and emerging marketplaces. 304 more words


Optimized Value Analytics – The Next Frontier for Payers and Pharma?

By Caitlin Rothermel, MA, MPHc


If you’ve been following the health economics industry for the past few years, you’ve heard about value-based pricing agreements between payers and the pharmaceutical industry. 1,365 more words

Guest Bloggers

Good news to Diabetics: an anti-inflammatory drug 'Salsalate'-a power packed drug (?)

Steven Shoelson, M.D., Ph.D., Head of the Section on Pathophysiology and Molecular Pharmacology and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, says that inflammation is a factor in the development of type 2 diabetes. 575 more words

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Finding Your Voice: Marketing HEOR Services

I’ve been at the intersection of research and marketing most of my career. It was this crossroads that drew me to enroll in Pharmacy school back in 1980. 952 more words