Doctors are consumers too! How DTC media impacts HCPs

Bio Pharma Dive

The findings have implications for how pharma teams should think about their DTC and HCP efforts — they are no longer two separate marketing channels

Vaccine sales driven down by pandemic's effects on doctor visits

Bio Pharma Dive

Pfizer, Sanofi, GSK and Merck each reported lower vaccine sales as stay-at-home orders kept people from their regular vaccinations

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5 Ways That Digital Signage Improves a Doctor’s Office

Pharma Mirror

When you many patients think of a doctor’s office, hospital, or healthcare facility, they picture a stuffy, cold, and outdated facility that increases your anxiety. Offices with old decor prevent patients from visiting the doctor regularly and feeling relaxed.

Tips on Researching a New Doctor

Triage Cancer

First, check to see if your doctor is included in your health insurance coverage. You can also ask the doctor which health insurance plans they take. . Second, consider checking if the doctor has any disciplinary records.

Doctor invents hybrid mask allowing ENT doctors to see more patients

Scienmag

– An ear, nose, and throat doctor has invented a simple mask design that significantly improves safety during aerosol-generating procedures of the head and neck. VA seeking companies to license, manufacture Credit: Dr. Scott Fuller/VA SACRAMENTO, Calif.

The Covid Drug Wars That Pitted Doctor vs. Doctor

NY Times

How much freedom should front-line clinicians have in treating Covid-19 patients with unproven drugs? The question opened up a civil war in some hospitals

German-Argentinean doctoral program bears first fruits

Scienmag

Dr. Regina Mencia from Argentina was the first doctoral student to complete her doctorate under this programme at the beginning of this year. Credit: Instituto de Agrobiotecnología del Litoral The programme is funded by the German-Argentinean University Centre (DAHZ-CUAA).

FDA and doctors warn against extending COVID-19 vaccine dose gap

Pharma Phorum

In the US, doctors pointed out that the slow roll-out of the vaccines is due to logistical challenges rather than supply and urged authorities to focus on this rather than delaying the dosing schedule. The post FDA and doctors warn against extending COVID-19 vaccine dose gap appeared first on.

Emerging Markets Report: Doctor’s Orders

BioTech 365

Emerging Markets Report: Doctor’s Orders Emerging Markets Report: Doctor’s Orders An Emerging Markets News Commentary ORLANDO, Fla., 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It’s been a little while since we published regarding Grey Cloak Tech Inc., OTCQB: GRCK) soon to be Healthy … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Boston Doctor Develops Severe Allergic Reaction After Getting Moderna Vaccine

NY Times

The patient, who has a severe shellfish allergy, recovered quickly with treatment. Until now, reports of severe reactions had been linked to the Pfizer vaccine.

AI tool aims to help doctors, patients better prepare for surgery

Scienmag

– A new tool using an artificial intelligence platform may help doctors better prepare patients for surgery. Credit: Purdue University/Mohammad Rahman WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.

UK doctors ask for ‘urgent review’ of COVID-19 vaccine second dose delay

BioPharma Reporter

The British Medical Association (BMA), the trade union and professional body for doctors in the UK, is calling for the delay between Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine doses to be reduced from 12 weeks to six weeks.

Safety considerations for visiting primary care doctors

Scienmag

Rutgers expert warns not to delay visits and offers solutions to stay safe when seeing your physician in person The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people with chronic health conditions relying on telemedicine rather than seeing their doctor in person when necessary or putting off important visits entirely because they fear being infected.

ReceptorNet Helps Doctors Make Clinical Decisions for Breast Cancer Treatment

BioSpace

Part of the difficulty of treating breast cancer is the genomic variability of the patient population, as well as the different forms the cancer can take

Patients Happier With Doctors of Same Race

The Pharma Data

MONDAY, Nov. 16, 2020 — Racial/ethnic concordance between patients and their physicians is associated with higher patient satisfaction scores, according to a study published online Nov. 9 in JAMA Network Open. Junko Takeshita, M.D.,

INRS awards an honorary doctorate to biochemist Nahum Sonenberg

Scienmag

Credit: Owen Egan Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) is proud to announce that McGill University biochemist and professor Nahum Sonenberg will be awarded an honorary doctorate during the virtual graduation ceremony on November 28th.

HempFusion Announces Large-Scale Distribution Agreement with Fullscript.com to Launch Doctor Practitioner Sales Channel

BioTech 365

HempFusion Announces Large-Scale Distribution Agreement with Fullscript.com to Launch Doctor Practitioner Sales Channel HempFusion Announces Large-Scale Distribution Agreement with Fullscript.com to Launch Doctor Practitioner Sales Channel DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$CBD.U #CBD–HempFusion

Few Adults Report Having Firearm Safety Discussions With Doctors

The Pharma Data

Few Adults Report Having Firearm Safety Discussions With Doctors. Professional. MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2021 — Less than 10 percent of U.S. adults living in homes with firearms report having discussed firearm safety with a clinician, according to a research letter published online Dec.

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Arthritis Pain

The Pharma Data

Yet the best way to get the right treatment for the exact pain you’re experiencing is to put those symptoms into words, so your doctor can pinpoint a diagnosis and help you find relief. This can help a doctor determine the type or dosage of pain medicine you may need. SUNDAY, Dec.

One in four doctors attacked, harassed on social media

Scienmag

Amid COVID-19, it is vital doctors feel safe advocating for masks, vaccine adherence CHICAGO — While many physicians benefit from social media by networking with potential collaborators or interfacing with patients, a new study from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago found many physicians also report being sexually harassed and personally attacked on these […].

Doctors express concern over clearing NHS bottleneck

Pharma Times

The survey, by the British Medical Association, highlights the huge challenge in returning to a normal service as waiting lists grow

Family doctors begin COVID-19 immunisation drive in UK

Pharma Phorum

The roll-out of the biggest vaccination programme in the history of the UK’s NHS is gathering pace, as family doctors and their teams begin taking delivery of Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 shot. The post Family doctors begin COVID-19 immunisation drive in UK appeared first on.

Nearly One in Four Doctors Report Harassment on Social Media

The Pharma Data

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 — Nearly one-quarter of physicians report being personally attacked on social media, according to a research letter published online Jan. 4 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Tricia R.

Doctor Evidence (“DRE”) Named Member of The Trinity Challenge

BioTech 365

Doctor Evidence (“DRE”) Named Member of The Trinity Challenge Doctor Evidence (“DRE”) Named Member of The Trinity Challenge AI-driven healthcare technology leader selected to participate in global initiative to better protect the world against health emergencies SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS

Florida doctor pleads guilty to clinical trial data fraud

Outsourcing Pharma

A Miami physician has owned up to falsifying research data and patient participation figures for a pediatric asthma trial conducted from 2013 to 2016. Markets & Regulations

70% of US Infectious Disease Doctors Support Two-Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for All Recipients, as Prescriber Trust in Vaccine Rises, Says New InCrowd Data

BioTech 365

70% of US Infectious Disease Doctors Support Two-Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for All Recipients, as Prescriber Trust in Vaccine Rises, Says New InCrowd Data 70% of US Infectious Disease Doctors Support Two-Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for All Recipients, as Prescriber … Continue reading → Business Wire

Doctors use existing treatment earlier to save the lives of Covid-19 patients

Scienmag

Credit: Lancaster University The lives of patients hospitalised with COVID-19 are being saved by doctors who are using an existing medical treatment at an earlier stage.

Doctors Ask Arizona Gov. Ducey to Facilitate COVID-19 Treatment with Ivermectin for Vulnerable Patients

BioTech 365

Doctors Ask Arizona Gov. Ducey to Facilitate COVID-19 Treatment with Ivermectin for Vulnerable Patients Doctors Ask Arizona Gov. Ducey to Facilitate COVID-19 Treatment with Ivermectin for Vulnerable Patients TUCSON, Ariz., 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a letter to … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Retired Doctors, Nurses Will Be Approved to Give COVID-19 Vaccine, White House Says

The Pharma Data

Retired Doctors, Nurses Will Be Approved to Give COVID-19 Vaccine, White House Says. 27, 2021 — Retired doctors and nurses are being called to the front lines of the U.S. Professional. WEDNESDAY, Jan.

A third of UK doctors have treated COVID-19 patients without full PPE, report finds

Pharma Times

Report also highlights the impact of COVID-19 on the physical and mental health of doctors

UK doctors call for tighter rules on coronavirus antibody tests

Pharma Phorum

Doctors have called for rules to be tightened on coronavirus antibody tests in the UK amid fears that false readings could put the public at risk. The doctors said the tests should not be used without professional support, must give accurate results and be “properly readable”.

Amanda Bowles: Doctor error contributed to anorexic woman's death

The Pharma Data

image copyright Family photo. image caption Amanda Bowles was found in her Cambridge flat in September 2017. A decision not to “urgently” refer an anorexic woman whose condition had significantly deteriorated contributed to her death, a coroner said.

What Do Doctors Want in 2021? Sixth Annual Predictions Report from Apollo Intelligence Shows Rising Need for Increased Drug Discovery, Along with Lower Drug Costs

BioTech 365

What Do Doctors Want in 2021? Sixth Annual Predictions Report from Apollo Intelligence Shows Rising Need for Increased Drug Discovery, Along with Lower Drug Costs What Do Doctors Want in 2021?

Doctors warn pandemic has pushed lung cancer services back 20 years

Pharma Phorum

The post Doctors warn pandemic has pushed lung cancer services back 20 years appeared first on.

City of Hope Doctors Present Innovative Therapies to Better Treat Blood Cancers at American Society of Hematology Virtual Conference

BioTech 365

City of Hope Doctors Present Innovative Therapies to Better Treat Blood Cancers at American Society of Hematology Virtual Conference City of Hope Doctors Present Innovative Therapies to Better Treat Blood Cancers at American Society of Hematology Virtual Conference Advances in … Continue reading → Business Wire

Push Doctor partners with Well Pharmacy on UK’s first ‘pharmacy-first’ digital service

Pharma Times

Over 50,000 patients will have direct access to local community pharmacists

Retired Doctors, Nurses Will Be Approved to Give COVID Vaccine, White House Says

The Pharma Data

27, 2021 — Retired doctors and nurses are being called to the front lines of the U.S. WEDNESDAY, Jan. coronavirus vaccination effort, the White House COVID-19 Response team announced Wednesday. The U.S.

A third of UK doctors have treated COVID-19 patients without full PPE, report finds

The Pharma Data

Report also highlights the impact of COVID-19 on the physical and mental health of doctors. A new report has found that more than a third of UK doctors have treated COVID-19 patients in person without sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE) during the pandemic.

Doctor Evidence (DRE) and The Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN) Announce Collaboration

BioTech 365

Doctor Evidence (DRE) and The Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN) Announce Collaboration Doctor Evidence (DRE) and The Castleman Disease Collaborative Network (CDCN) Announce Collaboration DRE will work with David C. Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc, and his team of researchers to … Continue reading → Business Wire

Coronavirus: 'Long Covid' patients need treatment programme, doctors say

The Pharma Data

Media playback is unsupported on your device. Media caption Keen cyclists Meredith and Elly, who was training for a marathon, say they’re still suffering from Covid-19 symptoms months after getting it.

Good results for groin hernia operations not performed by doctors in Sierra Leone

Scienmag

Credit: Ulf Sirborn. In countries with a severe shortage of surgeons it is common for some operations to be carried out by medical staff with lower formal qualifications.

Doctor Evidence Announces the Appointment of Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH to its Medical Strategy Advisory Board

BioTech 365

Doctor Evidence Announces the Appointment of Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH to its Medical Strategy Advisory Board Doctor Evidence Announces the Appointment of Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH to its Medical Strategy Advisory Board Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH, from … Continue reading → Business Wire

Health Professionals Petition WHO for Guidance: People Should Use Nasal Sprays to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic; Doctors Use in Treating Patients

BioTech 365

Health Professionals Petition WHO for Guidance: People Should Use Nasal Sprays to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic; Doctors Use in Treating Patients Health Professionals Petition WHO for Guidance: People Should Use Nasal Sprays to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic; Doctors Use in Treating Patients … Continue reading → Business Wire