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Political Social Rockstars: Why Every Politician Should be on Facebook

Political Social Rockstars: Why Every Politician Should be on Facebook

By Frederike den Ottelander, Head of Digital & Social, MSLGROUP in the Netherlands Last week, Frans Timmermans nailed his application for First Vice-President at the EU committ ...

Managing Reputations in Today’s ‘Always-On’ World

Managing Reputations in Today’s ‘Always-On’ World

Anders Kempe, President, MSLGROUP EMEA MSLGROUP EMEA are fortunate to work with some of Europe’s largest companies on complex and challenging business assignments. Our clients’ uni ...

Active Citizenship for Danish Millennials is Primarily a Function of State

Active Citizenship for Danish Millennials is Primarily a Function of State

By Marie Honoré, Consultant, JKL Group Generally, Danish Millennials rank definitions of active citizenship low compared to all other countries in our global research study - The F ...

IT Security Trade Shows: How to Maximize Conference PR in 2015

IT Security Trade Shows: How to Maximize Conference PR in 2015

By Bill Keeler, MSLGROUP in North America With the Black Hat Conference now a memory, the 2014 trade show season ends for many IT security companies. Surely, some will attend Secur ...

Benjamin Koe Joins MSLGROUP to Lead Regional Data, Insight & Analytics Function

Benjamin Koe Joins MSLGROUP to Lead Regional Data, Insight & Analytics Function

MSLGROUP today announced the appointment of Benjamin Koe as Regional Director of Strategic Insight and Impact, based in Singapore. Koe’s appointment will enable MSLGROUP to enhance ...

Event: Women’s Forum – 10 Years of Momentum

Event: Women’s Forum – 10 Years of Momentum

By Véronique Morali, President, Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society As we prepare to launch the 10th Anniversary of the Women’s Forum Global Meeting today, our mission is mor ...

Building a Strong Digital Influencer Program: Part I: WHY

Building a Strong Digital Influencer Program: Part I: WHY

By Tara Hunt, MSLGROUP, Canada There has been a great deal of buzz lately about the new influencer. From Variety Magazine's study that showed that YouTubers are more influential th ...

The Gamification of Healthcare – Wellness at Work with MSLGROUP

By Davida Dinerman, Account Director at MSLGROUP Summer’s here, and it’s a great time to get outdoors and be active. I, for one, am a big believer in the benefits of physical activity. It’s fantastic for one’s mental and physical well-being. There is a big movement now to use social gaming to help people modify behavioral patterns, start a health plan and stick with it. But wellness is more than diet and ex ...

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Big Data Takes Big Steps into Healthcare – Part II

By Thea Lavin, Senior Account Supervisor, MSLGROUP In Part 1 , I introduced big data and explained the differences between structured and unstructured data. Today, I will discuss why big data is so important to healthcare and how the industry can squeeze value out of it. Is Big Data That Important to Healthcare? Yes. Ahem, let me say that again. YES!!! Healthcare now represents about 17 percent of GDP—nearl ...

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Big Data Takes Big Steps into Healthcare – Part I

By Thea Lavin, Senior Account Supervisor, MSLGROUP The big data analytics market swelled to $18.6 billion in 2013 – a whopping 58 percent growth from the previous year.[i] And this data behemoth isn’t standing still. Its economic foot print will grow to $50 billion by 2017.[ii] Dollar signs that big means there is an unfathomable amount of data to be analyzed. And tons of it is being generated by the most r ...

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EU Seeks Input On Wider Deployment Of mHealth

By Leonardo Sforza, Managing Director, MSLGROUP Brussels The European Commission has just launched a broad stakeholder consultation on existing barriers and issues related to the use of devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, patient monitoring devices and other wireless devices in the context of health prevention and care. The consultation process was launched on 10th April, 2014 and will close on 3rd Jul ...

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Video: Wait A Minute: Now is the Time for Pharma to Get on Board the Social Media Bandwagon

In today's digital world, social media has become an important part of an integrated communications strategy. When utilized to its full potential, this powerful communications channel fosters meaningful two-way discussion between a company and its stakeholders. Most industries have climbed on board the social media bandwagon, however the pharmaceutical industry has been slower to make the investment in this ...

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SxSW: Healthcare and the Connected, Mobile, Private Future

By Mark McClennan, APR; SVP, MSLGROUP, Boston What do physicians, Melbourne and the CFPB have in common? More than you might think. Today I had the pleasure of attending three very different panels at SxSW 2014, but when you look at them in aggregate, they paint a very interesting picture for the future of healthcare, real-time interaction and the way we look at society. As communicators, there are lessons ...

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Infographic: Advancing Content Marketing in the Health Field

While health is a regulated industry, there are still many opportunities to inform, educate and engage stakeholders through lively, relevant content. Health has been and always will be about people. Content marketing is about understanding and encouraging them to take action. Recognizing the growing demand for content in the health sector, leaders from the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech fields c ...

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MSLGROUP’s New Advocacy Model — Share and Care

By Stefanie Clemen – Scientific Consultant and Strategist MSLGROUP Germany Stefanie Clemen, a Scientific Consultant and Strategist at MSL Germany, drives us through the major challenges of today’s healthcare arena to present us our new advocacy offer. This model has been developed by Dr. Clemen and Dominic Payling, Planning Director at MSLGROUP in London and it is summarized in our thought leadership paper ...

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Interactive Infographic: MSLGROUP 2013: Year In Review

By Trudi Harris, Chief Communications Officer, MSLGROUP 2013 has been a special year for MSLGROUP, which brought us our Corporate Consultancy of the Year award and Best Use of Research, Measurement and Evaluation by a PR Consultancy as well as a slew of regional awards including us being the top PR agency for LGBT Equality and the PR Service of the Year for PurPle. We continued our acquisition spree with Es ...

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The New Golden Rule For Healthcare

By Dr François Sarkozy, Chairman, Publicis Healthcare Consulting Pharma’s approach to communicating value has historically been effective in targeting various stakeholder groups such as patients, physicians and payers,but independently from one another and sequentially. In the past, we used to consider physicians as the major stakeholders but in today’s constricted healthcare environment, with an aversion t ...

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