Category Archives: Current Affairs

Can Technology Usher in New Era of OTCs?

As many long time readers know from earlier postings about this topic, when I step on my bathroom scale, it records my weight and sends it to my iPad.  I have a blood pressure cuff that hooks up that very … Continue reading

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Election Impact – The New Class

Around elections, I have usually tried to provide some insight into where candidates stood on health care related issues, particularly affecting the development and marketing of medical products.  I wasn’t able to do that through this election cycle, but now … Continue reading

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AIDS/HIV – Remembering and Learning from the Past

Yesterday marked the occasion of the commencement of the 19th International AIDS Conference being held here in Washington.  It is the first time a conference has been held in the U.S. for many years.  The theme for AIDS 2012 is … Continue reading

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Communications is a Process, Not an Event

Yesterday the Washington Post carried a story about the latest polling from the Pew Research Center regarding the Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.  Needless to say, for those of us in healthcare and for … Continue reading

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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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