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Blue Latitude Health’s consultancy is based on a rich vein of expert knowledge. Here you’ll find thought-provoking commentary, articles, and downloadable resources created by our consultants.

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The ‘digital health revolution’ is here: What pharma needs to know

Simon Young | 24th June 2015

Director and Head of Commercial Simon takes us through some of the key themes of the Financial Times Digital Health Summit in London, outlining and expanding on where we feel the industry is heading as we get closer to the ‘digital health revolution’.

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Innovate or Die: How can the NHS deliver care in the digital age?

Blue Latitude Health | 16th June 2015

For Blue Latitude Health, the discussion and speculation around the future of the NHS begs the question: what is the role of Pharma in facilitating the deployment of digital transformation? Senior Associate Consultant Angela Lopes has written a thought leadership piece for Blue Latitude Health to tackle this question, based on a piece of research conducted with Consultant David and US VP James from the Strategy team.

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ASCO 2015: What you missed in Chicago

David Cooney | 12th June 2015

Blue Latitude Health sent two of our consultants to Chicago to attend ASCO 15, a key annual meeting for oncology specialists that brings over 30,000 delegates together to talk about innovations and progress in the field. David takes us through the highlights of the event and his take on the exciting developments that came out of the conference.

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How do you solve a problem like non-adherence? (Part II)

Elisa del Galdo | 28th May 2015

Following her previous piece on patient medical non-adherence, Head of Customer Experience Elisa del Galdo takes a look at the different patient personas that emerge during the diagnosis and treatment pathway. Download her sketchnote of the three personas and read about how to design services for unengaged patients.

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How to design patient services with social media within the ABPI code guidelines

Craig Moore | 20th May 2015

In this blog, Senior Consultant Craig Moore, from the Blue Latitude Health Strategy team, discusses the application of the ABPI Code, including incorporating social media into digital patient services.

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How do you solve a problem like non-adherence?

Elisa del Galdo | 18th May 2015

Recent research from the World Health Organisation and the Mayo Clinic on the impact of (and influences on) a patient’s ability to adhere to their treatment regime has shown that an astounding amount of patients do not follow or complete their treatment as prescribed. Head of Customer Experience Elisa del Galdo looks at the factors around patient non-adherence and how pharma can help to solve the problem.

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WIRED Health 2015: Key themes and takeaways

Blue Latitude Health | 14th May 2015

James and David from the Blue Latitude Health Strategy team attended WIRED Health 2015, and reported back on what they thought the most exciting and relevant takeaways were for pharma and marketing.

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Going for Gold: How evidence-based research helps you achieve excellent customer experience

Martine Leroy | 28th April 2015

Martine Leroy and Elisa del Galdo break down what customer experience research is, and why it’s important for pharma companies to employ it in the development of customer-centric products and services.

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Evolution of the wearable tech revolution

Stuart Goodman | 30th March 2015

One of the predictions we made in early 2015 was around wearables: “Wearable tech will play an even more integral role in the collection of aggregated patient data to help identify disease trends, predict treatment outcomes and improve future diagnoses. What we anticipate seeing more of in 2015 is a closer integration between the wearable device and how it feeds information to various sources.”

Account Executive Stuart Goodman takes a look at this prediction and provides an analysis of where wearables are heading.

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Not all data is created equal

Guest Blogger | 19th March 2015

Following on from our Top 7 Trends in Pharma Marketing for 2015 post, it is clear that the pharma marketing trends we expect to transform the healthcare sector are easier said than done.

Aurélie Pols from Mind Your Privacy has written this guest blog to talk about the first steps you need to take when considering data privacy and security.

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