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Around the world today, medical communication professionals are sharing their day. A Day in the Life of a MedComms is exciting and fun to see how everyone creates workflows and attends to the business of medical content development.
My morning starts with a cup of coffee the size of my head and quick updates for a few international clients. Thankfully I am an early morning person. Once the bidirectional communication is activated I need to plan research for the day.
I am completing a book proposal requested by an academic publisher and traveled to Duke University today to review a few letters from the 1800s and a dissertation "An Evaluation of Opposed Theories Concerning the Etiology of So-Called Dementia in Dementia Praecox" submitted in 1936. The preservation and care in this quiet space on the 3rd floor of the general library was outstanding.
Oh did I mention that the letters are in French? My biggest lesson that I learned? When you are having rare letters pulled from the archives make sure they are in a language that you understand. Oof...
Two books in the pipeline and I am spending a lot of time researching and writing. Curious to hear how my peers balance all of the demands especially as summer creates distractions--the good kind.
It has been exciting to begin analyzing and writing about network meta-analyses for a new client. I will be writing more in detail for an upcoming blog as a guide but this article is a nice introduction (click on the image)...
Books on their way or currently in print...
And don't forget--after a busy day, make plans to visit your happy summer place. The best part of being a "medcomm" or at least a consultant or freelance content specialist? We can create environments that inspire and nurture--at least between all of the travel, public speaking, and advisory councils. Stay in touch and have a great summer! I am now going to head over to the website to see how everyone else is keeping busy...
Thoughtful discussions about content development and outcomes analytics that apply the principles and frameworks of health policy and economics to persistent and perplexing health and health care problems
Bonny (freelance content media writer and healthcare data analyst)
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In a world of "evidence-based" medicine I am a bigger fan of practice-based evidence.
Remember the quote by Upton Sinclair...
“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!”
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