The Medical Affairs and Healthcare Industry Chronicle

Lonely Biryani and the Siren Song of the Pandemic

The year is off to a dynamic start. The weather is chilly, but I am back on my bike cycling through an awakening world full of the scents and promise of spring. As a data lover I frequently check my Garmin to see how I am doing and how my performance is improving, or not,

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I Speak With a Loud Voice Because I Have Testosterone

I hope 2022 started well for you. I feel content, the way that a greyhound chasing a rabbit round a track is content. The sun is shining. The world has tumbled down the rabbit hole of holiday stupor and out into the open. It’s a new year, new projects, new friends, new adventures and the

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Today I Threw my Christmas Tree out of an Upstairs Window

Happy New Year. May the sun light your path, the winds fill your sails, the rains water your garden and good surprises abound. I also hope that poetry accompanies you as we emerge from the greys of winter into the hopeful green of spring, the yellows of summer and the ochres of autumn. Another cycle

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The Internet’s Potential to Function as a Global Digital Immune System

Hopefully you have enjoyed some time off with your loved ones and are regenerating in readiness for all that 2022 will bring. I’m embracing a slower paced end of the year. Enjoying time away from my computer, out in the gloriously invigorating cold. Spending happy hours in my kitchen baking and cooking with friends and

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Medical Information Mathematics – save millions to make millions

I hope you are looking forward to taking time off. I look forward to time off and to celebrating that which is most important to me: the people I love and care about deeply and who love and care about me.  I wish you all a wonderful holiday season. Merry Christmas if you like, I celebrate Christmas,

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On Magic, Monkeys and Freedom

It’s the dark part of the year again. The sky is a leaden grey. And I miss my cat. But it’s only a few weeks until the holidays. And so, I dedicate today’s blog to magic.  Today’s topics: – The Magic of Digital Solutions – or why humans are safe– The Magic of Rituals –

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On apples, endings and new beginnings

The clock changed. Once again, it’s dark when we start work, and dark when we stop. Luckily, the daylight hours are sunny, and the sky is a summery blue. The trees resplendent in breath-taking reds and yellows. A cycle ends and a new cycle will begin. Today’s topics: – On apples, endings and new beginnings–

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The Danger of Relentless Optimism

Hard to believe that it’s almost the end of the year. If you are like me and the teams I work with, then you still have an unbelievable amount of work to do before then.  Today’s topics: – Language, culture, communication– Medical Affairs; Medical Information and Market Access– It’s that time of year again –

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Is your HCP a digital native or a digital immigrant?

October again. Last week was the second virtual Medical Information and Communications Conference. The content was wonderful, it was great seeing everyone, we had many attendees and an energetic exchange. However, I admit, I cannot wait to see everyone in person again. Virtual meetings are great for content sharing but the magic happens when you

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Jack the Ripper probably gave flowers too

I’ve just got back from a work trip to Barcelona. The city is bustling, the restaurants are full. Masks are omnipresent but other than that the city seems to just be getting on with things. Back in Basel, I am getting ready for this years DIA meeting. I look forward to seeing you there. If

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