How to Define the Patient Experience

How to Define the Patient Experience

Patient engagement gets talked about a lot on this blog, and for good reason. Healthcare has become something of a commodity, with people shopping around to find the best experience that they can. As a result, care facilities that provide a great experience for their...
Rethinking Rural Healthcare

Rethinking Rural Healthcare

Out in the rural areas of America, the nearest neighbor may be miles away. On farms and secluded homesteads, residents face challenges when it comes to getting the care that they need. Traveling long distances may be difficult in an emergency, and the lack of...
My Thoughts: Medical Affairs Leaders Forum Europe

My Thoughts: Medical Affairs Leaders Forum Europe

Recently, I was given the opportunity to attend and present at the Medical Affairs Leaders Forum Europe earlier this month. The conference, taking place in Zurich, Switzerland and sponsored by NextLevel Pharma, was dedicated to bringing members of the life sciences...
Cures and Convenience

Cures and Convenience

When it comes to modern healthcare, the name of the game is accessibility. Over the past decade, retail-based clinics, or RBCs, have grown in popularity. Generally owned by pharmaceutical chains such as CVS and Walgreens, but now also popular in big-box retailers,...
Forward: Technology-Centered Healthcare

Forward: Technology-Centered Healthcare

With bare white walls and simplistic furniture, the office of Forward, a San Francisco-based healthcare startup, looks more like a trendy Silicon Valley marketing firm than a place to find care. Forward was founded by Adrian Aoun, an entrepreneur with successful...