A Case Study: New Platforms for Communication

Med Communications has many happy clients, and in our series of case studies, we talk about some of our long-term clients, the challenges we face alongside them, and how we help them be more efficient, increase the quality of their calls and documents, and use the efficiency and the scalability we offer to meet their budgetary needs.

This case study focuses on medium-sized pharmaceutical manufacturers who look to us to offer innovative means for communicating with their patients and health care providers.

See our case study below for more information:

Case Study – New Platforms for Communication

Ellen Whipple Attending DIA 2017 Annual Meeting

Ellen Whipple will be attending the DIA Annual Meeting, June 18-21, 2017 in Chicago, IL on behalf of Med Communications, Inc. DIA offers 5 days of information exchange, in over 10 tracks and more than 160 sessions including their “DIAmond” sessions, preconference short courses, and professional development sessions. There is even an onsite career fair for students and seasoned professionals. Their website promises it to be a big show: “DIA 2017 will host more than 8,000 professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device communities from more than 50 countries around the globe.”

Ellen will be networking to promote our services to existing and new clients, including our publications writing, and attending sessions on medical information and regulatory topics as they pertain to her position in our Scientific Content Development team.

DIA – Medical Affairs and Scientific Communications 2017 Annual Forum

The DIA -Medical Affairs and Scientific Communications 2017 Annual Forum will be in Tucson, AZ this year, and Med Communications will be there! The conference starts on Sunday, March 12 with Medical Communications Primer: The Fundamentals of Medical Communications and Ellen Whipple will be presenting on “Tips for Effective Medical Writing.” We’re proud to have her represent the company; her knowledge and experience are an asset to Med Comm and the industry. This is her fourth year in a row speaking in the Medical Communications Primer (previously called the Core Curriculum) that takes place before the conference.

During the conference’s exhibit hours, we’ll be at Booth #21 on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, March 13-15, and we hope to see many familiar faces and to make new connections there. We’re eager to talk about our Pharmacovigilance services and our enhanced Publications Writing services, including AMCP formulary and global value dossier development, as well as our Medical Communication Excellence workshops. Please stop by and talk to us about all of our offerings in our core services of Medical Information, Scientific Content Development, Pharmacovigilance, and Commercial Support.

During the conference, we‘ll be offering the chance to win an iPad mini; interested attendees can drop their business card in our bowl at Booth #21 and we’ll be drawing the winner’s name during the conference!

As we do every year, Med Communications is hosting our Annual Breakfast Buffet for current and potential customers. This will take place on Tuesday, March 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 am in the White Dove Room within the Sundance Café, right in the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort. Customers and those interested in our products can stop by our booth on Monday afternoon to get a free ticket for the breakfast event, where we’ll have a private room, a delicious breakfast buffet, and time to network and answer questions.

For more information about the conference: https://www.diaglobal.org/msc17

We’ll be posting updates on Twitter and using the conference hashtag #MASC17, so follow us @MEDCommInc.

The CBI 16th Annual Bio/Pharma Contact Centers Conference

The CBI 16th Annual Bio/Pharma Contact Centers conference, a conference unique in its focus on call centers in the biopharmaceutical industry, will be January 30-31 in Philadelphia, PA. This conference touts itself as “the bio/pharmaceutical industry’s must-attend event for executives responsible for medical information, medical communications, customer relations, and call center management.” Our Senior Director of Global Medical Services, Isha Bhattacharyya, and our Senior Director of Medical Communications, Colleen Battaglini, will be at the Med Communications booth to talk about our global, multilingual, and multimedia contact center services.

The 2-day conference will have an exhibit area, January 30-31, on Monday from 7:30 am to 6 pm and Tuesday from 7:30 am to 10:15 am. This will be at the same time as the Medical Affairs Advancement Forum 2017, so if you are planning on attending either of these conferences, please stop by our booth in the exhibit area to ask questions and learn more about our services. The exhibit area is where refreshments are serviced, so there is plenty of time during the networking breaks to stop by.

Isha plans to expand her knowledge by attending three of the sessions: Implement Metrics to Enhance Compliance and Demonstrate Business Value, Bring Social Media into the Mix, and Expand Your Global Reach to Increase Efficiency and Reduce Costs. Colleen plans to attend the following sessions: Listening to the Voice of the Caller-Hear About What has been Missing in your Contact Center and Harness the Power of Technology to Achieve the Next Generation Contact Center.

We’ll be posting updates on Twitter using the conference handle @CBI_Conferences, so stay in touch and follow us @MEDCommInc.

The DIA Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management Strategies Conference 2017


Med Communications will be exhibiting at DIA Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management Strategies Conference 2017 (#PVRMS17) in Washington, DC on January 23-25, 2017. Our Director of Pharmacovigilance, Sharon Bathory, and our Business Development Manager, Stacy Witham, will be at Booth # 14.

As described by the conference’s website, “DIA’s Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management Strategies Conference is the leading forum for exploring insights into new technologies and innovative methods and how they can be utilized for pharmacovigilance in the broadest sense…This valuable forum brings together industry, academia, regulators, and patient representatives for thought provoking sessions and candid discussion of common challenges.”

The conference will have 1 full day of sessions on Sunday, January 22, with 2 full-day courses, including Course 1: Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management Planning and Course 2: ICH E2C (R2); The Quantum Leap from PSURs to Benefit Risk Evaluation (PBRERs): Background, Expectations, and Practicalities, and 2 half-day courses, Course 3: FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) and Course 4: FDA Pharmacovigilance Inspection Readiness. Sharon will be attending Course 1 to keep her skills and knowledge up to date.

On Monday, the conference begins, with an exhibit area on all 3 days, on Monday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm, Tuesday from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, and Wednesday from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm. If you’ll be at the conference, please stop by Booth # 14 in the exhibit hall to talk to Sharon and Stacy about our pharmacovigilance services, as well as the rest of our medical affairs offerings: medical information, scientific content development, and commercial services.

We’ll be posting updates on Twitter using the conference hashtag #PVRMS17, so stay in touch and follow us @MEDCommInc.

Happy New Year / Best Wishes for 2017

The entire team at Med Communications would like to wish our clients, prospects, and friends a Happy New Year!

Please keep us in mind as you make plans for 2017 and let us know if we can be of service to you at any time this year.

We are here if your organization needs a partner in Medical Information, Scientific Content Development, Pharmacovigilance, or Commercial Services.