Pharma marketing in digital age

screenshot_106KEY TAKEAWAY: Today, 1 in 20 searches on Google is for health-related information.Digital engagement is now a fundamental part of how patients, caregivers, physicians, pharmacists, and others live their lives and there are multiple opportunities for pharma that require organizational shifts. Continue reading

Pharma needs digital expertise in house NOW

Digital marketing is changing so fast that you could spend 8 hours a day surfing the Web just to try and keep up to date on what’s happening and why.  I believe that healthcare marketers need digital expertise in house beyond IT people to ensure that they are ready to leverage the transformation from push marketing to conversational and pull marketing. Continue reading

Converting the biotech/pharma organization to digital marketing

change-sameHow do you change an organization to embrace new technology in an industry that has largely been behind the curve on new marketing ?  That is one of the key challenges for all eMarketers & technology people working for pharma and biotech companies.  I am proof that the culture can be changed even in the most conservative companies if we accept the challenge that what we do, as digital healthcare marketers, can lead to a new era in DTC and HCP marketing.It’s not easy to change attitudes and beliefs within a corporate environment but it can happen if we embrace the challenge(s).  Here are some principles that have led to success for me even in the most conservative “we can’t do that” groups. Continue reading