Expert Insights: An Interview with Diana T. Chingos, MS, MFA, Cancer Patient Advocate & Consultant

By Laura Nobles | Interview,

Diana T. Chingos started her work as a cancer patient advocate, helping newly diagnosed cancer patients with treatment and research participation decision-making, following a cancer diagnosis of her own. She co-created and led a patient and family advisory council at the University of Southern California Cancer Center called the Cancer Survivorship Advisory Council. She has […]

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Expert Insights: An Interview with Sajini Thomas, Global Integrated Reimbursement Services, Inc.

By Laura Nobles | Interview,

Sajini Thomas is the president of Global Integrated Reimbursement Services, Inc. (GIRS), a company with more than 14 years of consulting expertise helping clients navigate the complex reimbursement landscape to improve market uptake of pharmaceuticals, biologics, diagnostics, medical devices, combination products, biosimilars and surgical supplies.  We recently spoke to Sajini about a concept called the […]

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Expert Insights: An Interview with Paul Blaise, Blaise Media

By Laura Nobles | Interview,

Paul Blaise is the principal of Blaise Media, a video marketing project studio with deep experience in healthcare. A long-time partner of Nobles Global Communications, Paul has more than three decades of experience in video, programming, creative and production, and he has worked on everything from regional campaigns to global promotions to help companies build […]

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Expert Insights: An Interview with Brad Perriello, MassDevice

By Laura Nobles | Interview,

Brad Perriello cofounded MassDevice.com with Brian Johnson in 2009. Since then, the online publication has grown to become the go-to source for quality news coverage on the med-tech industry with more than 100,000 readers a month. We talked with Brad about MassDevice, other publications he and Brian have recently launched, and his biggest pet peeves […]

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Expert Insights: An Interview with Kristine A. Morrill, co-founder of medeuronet

By Laura Nobles | Interview,

Kristine A. Morrill is a commercialization expert with more than 24 years of experience in both the U.S. and European healthcare industries. Previously the head of communications for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Bausch + Lomb, Kris founded KAMCommunications, now part of medeuronet, a professional services company that provides support to medical device companies […]

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Expert Insights: An Interview with Dan Coyle – Senior Manager, Human Capital, Deloitte Consulting

By Laura Nobles | Interview, , ,

Dan Coyle is a two-decade veteran of the employee health benefits industry who advises corporate clients on all aspects of their health and welfare plans. Serving primarily large companies with more than 1,000 employees, he specializes in the employer implications of the Affordable Care Act and is also a thought leader in the areas of […]

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Can we talk for a moment about Steve Jobs?

By Julie Johnson | Editorial

Not about the man so much as the myth. Steve Jobs has become a larger-than-life legend that even death has not managed to diminish. Synonymous with innovation, elegance and getting every consumer to want something they never knew they needed, he is the modern-day equivalent of PT Barnum. Unfortunately, he is also an idea no […]

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Expert Insights: An Interview with Paula Rutledge, Legacy Medsearch

By Laura Nobles | Interview,

Paula Rutledge is the president of Legacy MedSearch, a retained recruitment firm specializing exclusively in the medical device industry. Since 2005, Paula and her team have successfully matched employers and candidates across the clinical and technology spectrum, from orthopedics, spine, neurology, cardiology and ophthalmology to drug delivery, haptic robotics, healthcare IT and many others. We […]

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Brave New World for Amputees

By Jill | Uncategorized, ,

The twenty-first century has seen groundbreaking improvements in prosthetics for amputees, and developments continue at a rapid rate. The Department of Defense’s Hand Proprioception and Touch Interfaces (HAPTIX) program has been working with rehabilitation experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The researchers are working to develop a prosthetic arm that not only […]

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From the Healthcare Marketing Trenches

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Promoting healthcare products is always a challenge, and as the market changes and grows, several areas need to be addressed. The top issue concerns making patient engagement strategies a priority for healthcare companies. With a higher emphasis on value-based care, there is no agreed upon vision of what patient engagement looks like. However the patient […]

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