Doctors don’t have time for digital

World of DTC Marketing

QUICK READ: Patients are returning to their doctor’s office, and it’s not uncommon for appointments, or routine visits, to be scheduled weeks or months in advance. As one doctor told me, “they’re acting as nothing has happened in the last year.

Should doctors refuse to treat obese patients?

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IN BRIEF: Doctors are not required to treat obese patients who won’t do anything to lose weight but the problem is more than reminding patients they need to get exercise and drop pounds. The post Should doctors refuse to treat obese patients?

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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

Doctor Evidence Introduces DOC Search COVID-19 Digest

BioTech 365

Doctor Evidence Introduces DOC Search COVID-19 Digest Doctor Evidence Introduces DOC Search COVID-19 Digest Monthly overview will highlight vast amount of information being released about COVID-19 SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS

Bluebird's top doctor to depart as company grapples with safety review

Bio Pharma Dive

David Davidson has served as Bluebird's chief medical officer since 2012. He'll leave in one month, per a separation agreement with the company

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When you many patients think of a doctor’s office, hospital, or healthcare facility, they picture a stuffy, cold, and outdated facility that increases your anxiety.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.

New report suggests the gender pay gap for doctors increased during pandemic

Pharma Times

Medscape survey finds female doctors reported 30% lower pay compared to male doctors

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 communication key to pandemic vaccine adoption

Scienmag

– People who talk with their doctors are more likely to get vaccinated during a pandemic, according to a study of evidence collected during the “swine flu,” the last pandemic to hit the U.S. PULLMAN, Wash. before COVID-19. Researchers from Washington State University and University of Wisconsin-Madison surveyed patients about the vaccine for the H1N1 […]. Medicine & Health Behavior Health Professionals Medicine/Health Social/Behavioral Science Vaccines

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.

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).

The Longevity Breakthrough Your Doctor Won't Tell You About

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Digitally engaging doctors around the world

Pharma Phorum

Pharmaceutical marketing budgets are going through a period of readjustment as companies explore and exploit a myriad of different digital channels to deliver content to, and engage with, their doctors and other audiences. The post Digitally engaging doctors around the world appeared first on.

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

OU Doctoral student’s research on fruit fly behavior earns award at international conference

Scienmag

Credit: Preston Larson Mehrnaz Afkhami, a doctoral biology student at the University of Oklahoma, was awarded the graduate student poster award at this year’s 62nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference.

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.

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.

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

Pandemic stigma: Foreigners, doctors wrongly targeted for COVID-19 spread in India

Scienmag

The Indian public blamed foreigners, minority groups and doctors for the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the country during the first wave, due to misinformation, rumour and long-held discriminatory beliefs, according to an international study led by Monash University.

Teen Covid-19 survivor returns to Cohen Children’s to thank the doctor who saved her life

BioTech 365

Teen Covid-19 survivor returns to Cohen Children’s to thank the doctor who saved her life Teen Covid-19 survivor returns to Cohen Children’s to thank the doctor who saved her life NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Study reveals bias among doctors who classify X-rays for coal miner’s black lung claims

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Eohilia maker Takeda targets doctors in a first-time eosinophilic esophagitis awareness push

Journal for Clinical Studies

Thanks… The post Eohilia maker Takeda targets doctors in a first-time eosinophilic esophagitis awareness push appeared first on Journal for Clinical Studies. Until a few years ago, eosinophilic disorders were largely invisible.

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

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

Hey, doctor, Salix says. Check in with your IBS patients—they’re suffering in the pandemic

Journal for Clinical Studies

One-third of IBS patients reported worsening physical symptoms, but… The post Hey, doctor, Salix says. People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have been hurting—literally—through the pandemic. Check in with your IBS patients—they’re suffering in the pandemic appeared first on Journal for Clinical Studies. Regional News

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

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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

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.

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 […].

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

Pediatric heart transplant method developed by U of A doctors allows for more surgeries, better outcomes: Study

Scienmag

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

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.

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”.

Having a single personal doctor may sometimes lead to unnecessary tests

Scienmag

But can the relationship built between doctor and patient also lead to unnecessary care? Patient care by a single primary care physician is associated with many health benefits, including increased treatment adherence and decreased hospital admissions and mortality risk. A new University of Florida study finds that male patients who have a single general physician […].

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.,

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

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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

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

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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