Business
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Why Foreign Companies Should Take Chinese Social Media Seriously

StevenShie - February 9, 2014

Over the New Year break, I took a vacation trip to Japan with my parents before we headed back to Chengdu, my hometown in China. One day,…

Business
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FDA Warning Letter Highlights Disconnect Between Regulator and Biotech Industry

StevenShie - December 5, 2013

A surprise at this year’s Thanksgiving dinner was that a majority of my friends (who do not work in biopharma) at the dinner table heard about the…

Business
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Reducing Health Care Costs: Let’s Try What Has Worked

StevenShie - October 16, 2013

Over the weekend, a New York Times article once again highlights the soaring health care costs in the United States. The article reveals that asthma medications that tens…

Global Healthcare
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Trust Is What Makes Health Care Work: A Success Story from Belgium

StevenShie - October 14, 2013

When speaking about Belgium, Dr. Florence Hut, physician-in-chief at CHU Brugmann (Brugmann University Hospital) is full of pride.  Only a few days ago, Francois Englert, a Belgian…

Health Reform
804 views

Physician Communication and Patient-Centered Care: How to Improve Internal Communication

StevenShie - October 2, 2013

In a recent article published on the blog of Harvard Business Review, economist Michael Porter emphasizes that the only solution to improve the health care system in…

The Power of Simplicity in mHealth
eHealth
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eHealth
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The Power of Simplicity in mHealth

StevenShie - September 18, 2013

“Technology is at its best and the most empowering when it simply disappears.” That is what Jony Ive, Apple’s chief designer said about the new iPhone 5S.…

Business
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Seal the Deal: the Defining Role of Public Relations in Health Care Policymaking

StevenShie - September 17, 2013

As October 1st– the opening date of the Health Insurance Exchanges mandated by ObamaCare–is approaching, health care reform once again attracts a lot of media attention. As…

eHealth
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Staying Relevant in the Ever-Changing Healthcare World: A Case of Cancer Research

StevenShie - August 14, 2013

What is so fascinating about today’s business world is that technologies have generated ubiquitous connectivity we have never seen before. The subsequent competition and interdependence among companies…

eHealth
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How Online Forums Can Help Patient-Centered Drug Development

StevenShie - August 7, 2013

In the August issue of New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Dr. Ethan Basch, an oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center wrote an article titled Toward Patient-Centered…

Health Reform
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Healthcare Communication Industry Tests New Offerings as Health Care Reform Evolves

StevenShie - August 3, 2013

Photo Credit: http://www.cbsnews.com Photo Credit: http://www.cbsnews.comYesterday eHealth, the company that owns eHealthInsurance, an online healthcare insurance exchange announced it has signed a deal with the Federal Government to enroll…