Monthly Archives: June 2012

Politics, Public Affairs, Communications and the Affordable Care Act Decision

What does it all mean? A lot is being written about the Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act – more than we can digest. There is a good deal about the politics of the matter and several really … Continue reading

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Industry Responses to Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act

The Supremes finally let lose their long awaited new release yesterday.  It certainly followed that many, many people issued responses.  While a lot of those were noteworthy, and many not, for our purposes, here are excerpts from the ones that … Continue reading

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Expanding World of Medical Apps – Quantity and Quality

This weekend the Washington Post carried an article that, among other things, focused on the explosion of apps available in healthcare. Entitled “Health-care Apps of Smartphones Pit FDA Against Tech Industry” the primary thrust of the article was as the … Continue reading

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What are They Tweeting? Uses of Twitter by Pharma…

As noted earlier this week in the profiling pharma Twitter feeds, the number of individual twitter handles sponsored by companies continues to grow with the most recent Eye on FDA census numbering 200 feeds put up by at least 44 … Continue reading

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Hey – It’s TWANK Time Again!

Remember TWANK?  In February 2011 I wrote a posting on Twitter Rankings and Pharma.  Twitter Rank = TWANK.  The ranking provided companies, names of feeds, number of followers and KLOUT score, among other things. At the time I found 114 … Continue reading

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