As Women’s History month and the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 roll into one, we take this time to celebrate and call attention to the fearless females who have shaped the future of healthcare. Here are some key figures in the history healthcare, alongside some of the trailblazers who are leading the charge against COVID-19. Katalin […]
After entering into force on May 25, 2017, the European Union (EU) Medical Device Regulation (MDR) EU 2017/745 will be applied to all Member States from May 26, 2021, after a one-year extension due to the ongoing pandemic. In a previous blog post, we discussed the key aspects of the regulation, namely the stricter regulatory […]
“You’ve earned the right to ask the questions you have around these vaccines and this vaccine development process. Trust-especially when it has been stripped from people- has to be rebuilt in a brick-by-brick fashion.” – Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, Coronavirus Vaccines & Immunopathogenesis Team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) There is a light at […]
Tackling Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Limited English Proficient Communities: Lessons From the Flu Shot.
2020 was an unprecedented year of innovation in healthcare. The Covid-19 pandemic led to numerous scientific advances in diagnostics, treatments and vaccines to combat the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus. But developing vaccines is just one part of the effort to end the pandemic, encouraging people to take them is another challenge. Previous widespread vaccination campaigns, such as […]
In the US, medical non-adherence accounts for 30-50% percent of chronic disease treatment failures and close to 125,000 preventable deaths each year, representing losses of $637 billion for the pharmaceutical industry. The COVID-19 pandemic has created additional strain as healthcare utilization dropped significantly . 82% of healthcare providers surveyed indicated a significant decline in appointments […]