RXDM STORYCAST EP06: Personas in Healthcare Communications for Pharma Marketers

RXDM STORYCAST EPISODE #06: Personas in Healthcare Communications for Pharma Marketers Let’s talk about your customers. Do you know who they are? Of course you do. You have a list of customers in a sales database, right? Not so fast. Let’s take a step back to consider the entire customer ecosystem. Sure, you have the customers who purchases your product. They have names, locations, and account numbers. But what about the entire ecosystem that surrounds that purchase? Do you know who they are and what their needs will be? Let’s talk…

Blockchain and Bitcoin for Digital Health Marketers

Download Episode Overview Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, or secure digital medium for exchange that was created mysteriously in 2009 and quickly rose to global fame.  The technology behind Bitcoin is called blockchain.  Blockchain is an open-source, decentralized, and secure protocol often referred to as “the trust protocol”.  With over $1 billion in venture capital invested over the last five years, many people think that blockchain has amazing potential in nearly every industry.  As such, blockchain technology has been applied to numerous industries outside of its origin of cryptocurrencies including supply…

RxDM Storycast Ep05: Joyce Ercolino Interview | Pharma Content Marketer

In this episode, Buddy Scalera interviews Joyce Ercolino an experienced and respected pharmaceutical content marketer. The discussion is a deep exploration of patient engagement and healthcare education across multiple digital and offline channels. Joyce offers fascinating insights into her process when she was Head, Global Digital Communications at CSL Behring. Since that time, she has brought her talents to Teva Pharmaceuticals, where she is an Advisor in their Multichannel Management team, supporting their Oncology franchise with digital, content, and channel strategy. We touch on a wide range of marketing and communications…

RxDM Storycast Ep04: 3 Writing Books for Pharma Marketing Storytellers

Podcast version: Storytelling. In concept, it’s easy. In reality, it’s a true challenge that spans generations. People go to college to learn how to do it, spend untold hours trying to do it, and even more hours trying to wonder why they’re not better at it. Now, to make it more difficult, it’s part of your day job. Yes, fellow marketer, you need to be a marketing storyteller on a deadline. Just to add to the pressure, let’s add the challenge of storytelling in a regulated industry. You don’t just…

Intro to AI for Digital Health Marketers

Download Episode. Overview To best introduce you to Artificial Intelligence (AI) I’m going to start out with a little history lesson.  Next I’m going to introduce and define a few terms like deep learning, and natural language processing.  Then I’m going to cover structured and unstructured data, and get into natural language processing.  And, finally, I’ll sum it up with a couple of good examples of AI in healthcare and some steps for really making it happen within your organization. A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence In 1948, in response…

EP 04: Digital Health Marketer’s Guide to Prototypes

To best introduce you to the concept and practicality of how you can use prototypes at every stage and discipline of your project we’re going to take it in stages.  I’ll start out with some core concepts to define prototypes and then I’m going reframe your thinking about when and why you should be using prototypes.  After that I’ll get into some specific implementation considerations.  And finally, I’ll sum it up with a couple of good tips for really making it happen. Download Episode.

RxDM Storycast Ep03: Bill Evans, IBM Watson Health

RxDM Storycast host Buddy Scalera speaks with Bill Evans, CMO of IBM Watson Health. Buddy & Bill discuss healthcare storytelling, emerging trends in marketing technology, and the evolving role of marketing agencies and clients. It’s a full-hour conversation about the IBM Watson Health technology and what it means to pharma manufacturers and healthcare researchers. Get the Bill Evans Interview on iTunes or listen on Stitcher. This video “Why the future of healthcare is cognitive – William Evans, IBM” is referenced in the conversation, so you may want to check it out: