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Digital Public Affairs in a Nutshell

Digital Public Affairs in a Nutshell

By Julien Landfried, Partner, Publicis Consultants and Florian Wastl, Director, MSLGROUP in Germany The world of public affairs is traditionally seen as a closed shop. Does this ma ...

2015: A Critical Year for the Energy Union | ON Energy Report

2015: A Critical Year for the Energy Union | ON Energy Report

For energy market participants, 2015 is shaping up to be a year of almost unprecedented change. This change can be felt across markets, politics, regulation and innovation, all of ...

PR in India: Moving Towards an Integrated Comms Model

PR in India: Moving Towards an Integrated Comms Model

By Amrita Choudhary, Deputy Head of Content, MSLGROUP in India It’s now redundant to say that PR as we knew it is dead. Both, industry experts and clients, have been stressing for ...

Train Your Creativity Muscle | The Future of Creativity

Train Your Creativity Muscle | The Future of Creativity

Oana Bulexa, Managing Director at MSLGROUP The Practice Creativity is a main ingredient, not a spice! Creativity is often considered an extra in communication. When we (agency, cli ...

Publicis Groupe Acquires South Africa based Agency, Epic

Publicis Groupe Acquires South Africa based Agency, Epic

Publicis Groupe announced today the acquisition of the South Africa-based company Epic Communications, the country’s leading independent integrated communications agency. With 50 c ...

Do Companies Kill Digital Mindset?

Do Companies Kill Digital Mindset?

By Anthony Poncier, Social Business and Digital Transformation Director EMEA, MSLGROUP Digital transformation is the new Holy Grail for companies. 88% of them have set up a digital ...

Capturing the Spark | The Future of Creativity

Capturing the Spark | The Future of Creativity

By Sachin Karle, Executive Creative Director,  MSLGROUP in India Ideas can come to anyone, anytime and anywhere, says 19 year creativity veteran Sachin Karle. What's important is b ...

Enhancing Content Marketing Practices for the Health Industry

By Aleisia Gibson-Wright, Senior Vice President, MSLGROUP Content marketing was a novel concept in communications few years back. But this year, content programs are more prevalent in our industry than in the prior year. Content now is largely unbranded, very visual, and filled with inspiring patient-focused storytelling. Whether pharma, healthcare systems or devices and diagnostics – all kinds of organizat ...

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Top Ten Blog Posts of 2014

This year, we shared trends in the PR industry, transmedia storytelling and crisis communications; energy, financial communications, the latest news and updates in public affairs; crowd sourced opinions on new social media platforms; insights into local markets from our leaders along with tactics and strategies that apply to you as a PR professional. Let's take a look at the most read post on our blog. TOP ...

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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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