Med Communications Continues Global Growth

Med Communications is pleased to announce the opening of its second European office in downtown Lisbon, Portugal on July 2, 2018.

The Lisbon office and staff provide Medical Affairs and Pharmacovigilance support to clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries across Europe and North America.

“The opening of the Lisbon office, 3 years after the creation of our International headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, will allow our company to strengthen our presence in Europe and continue to provide exceptional service on a regional level”, said Andrew […]

07/16/18|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Med Communications Celebrating 20 Years of Medical Affairs Services

For 20 years, Med Communications, Inc. has been a trusted partner, successfully providing medical affairs services to the world’s leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device manufacturers.

“During our current 20th year of business, we are experiencing impressive activity throughout the company.” said Dr. J. Allen Scoggin, president and CEO of Med Communications. “Our highly trained and experienced staff has distinctive skill sets with a commitment to service excellence in both the U.S. and internationally. Our client base and staff are at the highest levels in our history […]

03/19/18|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You are Invited to a Discussion of Med Communications’ 20 Years of Experience in Contact Call Centers at the Annual Bio/Pharma Contact Center Conference

Med Communications is exhibiting this week at the Annual Bio/Pharma Contact Center Conference in Philadelphia. Drs. Stacy Witham and Colleen Battaglini will be present and discussing our 20 years of experience in contact call center services.

Whether it’s providing HCPs with medical information or assisting patients throughout their treatment journey, the role of customer-facing teams has never been more important. At CBI’s conference, participants learn best practices and strategies for managing a diverse set of contact center responsibilities while navigating an evolving regulatory and consumer landscape. […]

02/26/18|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Med Communications Attending Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) 2018 Annual Meeting

Med Communications’ Dr. Christian Ionesco will be attending the Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) Annual Meeting February 12-13 to represent our Global Medical Affairs Services and our International Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) is the largest Life Sciences conference in Switzerland. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing biological sciences within the Swiss Academic Community, and to addressing the social, ethical, and economic issues raised by the rapid progress of the biomedical and life sciences. LS2 supports researchers by organizing events and workshops, […]

02/12/18|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DIA Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management Strategies Conference 2018

Med Communications’ expert team of all-inclusive, complete regulatory solutions will be at booth 14 on January 22-24, 2018 at the DIA Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management Strategies Conference.

Various objectives of this conference include leading the implementation of an integrated signal detection and management project, recognizing the advantages of various data visualization tools, identifying strengths and limitations of specific data sources and methods for signal detection and evaluation. Attendees will also focus on interpreting outputs from automated quantitative signal detection methods (data mining results), discuss setting […]

01/17/18|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Pharmacist Day

Friday, January 12 is National Pharmacist Day. Thank you to all the pharmacists here at Med Communications!NationalPharmacistDay

01/10/18|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 11th Annual Medical Information and Communications Conference – Europe 2017

The 11th Annual Medical Information and Communications Conference is in Barcelona, Spain on November 15-16, 2017. Med Communications will be attending and exhibiting at Booth #3. As described by the conference’s website, “This is a unique meeting organized by medical information professionals for medical information professionals.” We are proud to have our own Senior Director of Global Medical Services, Isha Bhattacharyya, on the Program Committee for this DIA conference. The conference provides a great opportunity to network with other medical information professionals and participate in interactive workshops with speakers […]

11/08/17|Conference, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Previous Med Comm Fellows: Where Are They Now?

The Med Communications 12-month medical information fellowship has its roots in 2006 and has provided graduating pharmacists opportunities for career paths within the pharmaceutical industry ever since.

Fellows gain practical experience in responding to inquiries from health care professionals and patients, writing and editing medical information publications, evaluating medical literature, and reporting adverse event and product complaints. Other opportunities include involvement in new product launches, sales representative support, and travel to interact on site with pharma/biotech clients.

Many previous Med Comm fellows continued with Med Comm after […]

10/20/15|Uncategorized|0 Comments

October is American Pharmacists’ Month

Pharmacists are the most knowledgeable health care professionals regarding medications and their uses. Regardless of the practice setting, pharmacists provide valuable information on drug interactions, medication side effects, missed doses, and a plethora of other types of information to both patients and other health care providers.

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) sponsors American Pharmacists’ Month every October to promote pharmacists and their medication expertise and significant roles within the health care team and in patient care. Pharmacists practice in a variety of settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, […]

10/07/15|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Honoring an FDA Hero: Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey

In August, Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey passed away, and she is important to history because she is regarded as the heroine that saved the US from the Thalidomide tragedy that struck the rest of the world and prompted the passing of the 1962 Kefauver Harris Amendment to the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act.

In the 1960s a drug company by the name of Marion Merrell Dow which produced familiar drugs such as Cardizem, Gaviscon, Nicorette, and Cepacol submitted an NDA (New Drug Application) for approval of […]

09/16/15|Uncategorized|0 Comments