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The Next in Augmented Relationships

The Next in Augmented Relationships

Melanie Joe, Consultant, Research and Insights, MSL Exciting developments from the technology sector are in the news on an almost everyday basis; big data, virtual reality (VR), au ...

How Technology will Help Communicators Usher in Limitless Consumerism

How Technology will Help Communicators Usher in Limitless Consumerism

By Daphne Hoytt, SVP, MSL Atlanta, NA Consumer Practice Director In today’s modern world, it goes without that saying that exclusivity is what moves the needle in consumer brand co ...

China’s Live-streaming Trend: Paving the Way for Increased Engagement

China’s Live-streaming Trend: Paving the Way for Increased Engagement

By Glenn Osaki, President, Asia, Shanghai, China, MSL and Liki Qin, Regional Senior Manager, Asia, MSL 2016 will be known as the dawn of the era of live-streaming in China, with ov ...

PR – Driven Media: Hero of The Day

PR – Driven Media: Hero of The Day

By Guillaume Herbette, Global CEO, MSL Every brand is a media company now. This message has undoubtedly been instilled in every communications and marketing professional. And what ...

Immersive Tech Meets Sustainability

Immersive Tech Meets Sustainability

By Sheila McLean, NA Citizenship & Sustainability Practice Director, MSL Much has been said and written about how immersive tech will transform the communications industry, ush ...

Transforming the Patient Experience with Immersive Technologies

Transforming the Patient Experience with Immersive Technologies

By Jim Weinrebe, Health Practice Leader, MSL North America The integration of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) with Big Data, increasingly, has t ...

The New Digital Newsroom with Data, Automation, and More

The New Digital Newsroom with Data, Automation, and More

By Amrit Ahuja, Managing Director, 2020MSL Today, with massive disruption and transformation, the media industry, like others, is fast adapting and responding to changes. The conte ...

Health Data’s Allure to Hackers

By Don Fluckinger, Senior Media and Content Strategist, MSLGROUP Hackers love health data because it’s worth so much more than financial data - It’s a mantra security experts and reporters repeat so frequently that it’s a given, a fact-by-repetition, a subjective opinion so true it can’t be false. Can you really explain why? Yes, some underserved individual patients so desperate for treatment (or, perhaps, ...

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Healthcare: ‘Extreme Transformation’

‘Healthcare will go through extreme transformation. There are many problems that haven’t yet been solved and there are now more companies than ever that are seeing the opportunities to solve them from a tech standpoint,’ says Jeff Melton, SVP, Global Technology & Platforms at MSLGROUP. Melton cites the example of Apple’s ResearchKit, launched in March 2015. This open source software framework is designe ...

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#MSLHealth: What’s next in Neurotech | #MSLSxSW

By Helen Shik, ‎Senior Vice President, Healthcare at MSLGROUP The day at SXSW started with an engaging and inspiring session with Dr. Geoffrey Ling of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Duke’s Dr. Murali Doraiswamy on advances in neurotechnology. Dr. Ling talked about the incredible advances in prosthetics. In just seven years they went from prototype to FDA approval of a modular pros ...

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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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