IDEO founder David Kelley talks design, Steve Jobs, cancer and the importance of empathy

Check out the video here: IDEO founder David Kelley talks design, Steve Jobs, cancer and empathy. CBS has disabled embedding, sorry PUGTATO readers, you'll have to click through! Reblogged from 9to5mac.com. As many of you know, I have a corporate crush on IDEO and the change they are producing in the business world. Related articles David Kelley … Continue reading IDEO founder David Kelley talks design, Steve Jobs, cancer and the importance of empathy

7 mega-trends that will redefine the healthcare industry in 2013

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Great video from Deloitte Health solutions. Must watch for anyone working in healthcare. Never before has an industry faced such uncertainty as the healthcare industry. Related articles What are the 7 mega-trends that will redefine the healthcare industry in 2013? (medcitynews.com) Healthcare Analytics/Medical Analytics Market is Growing at CAGR of 23.7% to Reach $10.8 Billion … Continue reading 7 mega-trends that will redefine the healthcare industry in 2013

Big Pharma 2013. Will we see real commitment to change?

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2013 needs to be a year of major, actionable change in pharma. I am also writing about creativity squashers in Big Pharma in my mini-series "Are you there, Pharma? It's me, Liz." Related articles Are you there, Pharma? It's me, Liz. Part One: Listening and Acting (pugtato.com) Are you there Pharma? It's me, Liz. Part … Continue reading Big Pharma 2013. Will we see real commitment to change?

How social media empowers patients

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Take a read to see how social media empowers patients! Music to my ears!

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Are you there Pharma? It’s me, Liz. Part two: What’s Killing Creativity in Big Pharma Sales Forces?

Big Pharma Business Model squashing creativity

Welcome back to the second post in my series, "Are you there Pharma? It's me, Liz."   This series identifies creative thinking squashers in Pharma and suggests strategic changes that will help Big Pharma to improve its business model, in hopes of radically changing the way Pharma goes about its business.  The first post discussed … Continue reading Are you there Pharma? It’s me, Liz. Part two: What’s Killing Creativity in Big Pharma Sales Forces?

Getting creative with breast cancer screening.

Getting Creative with Breast Cancer Screening

It's been a busy fall here at PUGTATO headquarters. Fall is the season of ovarian cancer awareness month, breast cancer awareness month, and this year, it also included moving to a new home and Breast Care for Washington's official launch. Oy vey. Outside of my outreach work with Myriad this fall, my brain has been … Continue reading Getting creative with breast cancer screening.

Are you there, Pharma? It’s me, Liz. Part One: Listening and Acting

Are you there, Pharma? It's me, Liz.

As an ex-pharma veteran, I have experienced first hand, the challenges that Big Pharma faces as it struggles to figure out how to compete in a radically changing healthcare system.  This mini series focuses on some changes that I would love to see in the industry, and quite frankly, changes that are necessary if Pharma … Continue reading Are you there, Pharma? It’s me, Liz. Part One: Listening and Acting

A who? A patient what? A Patient Advocate.

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The first time I ever heard of a patient advocate was when I attended a talk given by Melissa Pantel-Ku.  Melissa is remarkable woman.  Diagnosed with stage III breast cancer at 34, she is a PhD, a professor, a mother, a wife, a breast cancer survivor, and founder of  Hope & Humor.  Melissa's story had … Continue reading A who? A patient what? A Patient Advocate.