3 Aug, 2020

Six Degrees Medical: Choosing a Medical Communications Agency.

August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Medical Communications (MedComms) agencies have their roots in medical education, and most often produce materials - whether for digital, online or offline channels - such as slide kits, posters, publications and abstracts, and other items aimed at informing healthcare professionals about both the risks and benefits of new therapies to treat disease. However, they also [...]

23 Dec, 2019

Leading the way: How the Pharmaceutical industry can benefit from digital transformation with a new strategic approach for Publication Planning.

December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

There is an increasing need to quickly publish emerging clinical evidence supporting novel treatments and medications and extend the reach of key medical claims to new target audiences. You may also like: Why You Need a Medical Communications Company for Publication Planning. It’s estimated $58.8 billion USD is invested every year in R&D by pharma [...]

27 Aug, 2019

How Working with a Medical Communications Agency Can Improve Outcomes of Your Next Scientific Congress Symposium

August 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Sponsoring a congress symposium is a highly effective method for pharmaceutical companies to share the latest data and hot topics with healthcare professionals (HCPs).  A symposium enables pharmaceutical companies, key opinion leaders (KOLs) and HCPs to discuss new research, relevant findings, best practices and future activities in an interactive atmosphere with a large audience.  Selecting [...]

7 Jun, 2019

Why You Need a Medical Communications Company for Publication Planning

June 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Publication planning is one of the most important components of a communications strategy for a drug or device, and it forms the base upon which pharma companies can share key scientific data on a product and spread awareness. A requirement in many countries, publishing critical data from clinical trials informs key external stakeholders of a [...]

6 Jun, 2019

Meet an SDM Team Member: Patrick Pathammavong

June 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

At Six Degrees Medical (SDM), we take the work we do very seriously. As experts in medical communications, we understand that our contributions help our clients to deliver life-changing pharmaceutical treatments into the hands of the patients who need them most. We’re driven by a purpose bigger than simply punching the clock in a 9 [...]

16 Mar, 2019

eLearning Evolves into Multimodal Digital Learning in 2019

March 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

The word “eLearning” has come so far since it was first coined in 1999.[1] Twenty years later, eLearning reaches far beyond the confines of the simple lowercase “e” for electronic. It is highly adaptable, often social and usually competitive. Continuing technological advances in virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and more are transforming the learning [...]

31 Jan, 2019

Pharma Trends: What to Expect in 2019

January 31st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Trends to watch in 2019 include an increasing emphasis on highly targeted drugs; new healthcare applications for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML); eMeeting innovations; and pressure to reduce drug prices while improving patient outcomes. The following is a round-up of what we’re expecting to see this year: Outcome-Based Care Payers, healthcare professionals and [...]

10 Jan, 2019

The FDA’s Streamlined Drug Approval Process: What You Need to Know

January 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Major news from 2018 was the FDA’s announcement of upcoming changes to  the processes of the drug review office. Included in the modernization, per a written statement[1] from the FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, is to provide FDA scientists and medical officers the opportunity to become “thought leaders”[2] in their fields. The proposals for change include [...]

10 Dec, 2018

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Foundation Set to Enhance the Future of Pharma Industry


December 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Having worked with pharmaceutical clients for more than a decade, the team at Six Degrees Medical understands the incredible pace of change inherent in the industry. Ongoing changes to regulations, new research and revolutionary new treatment methods require organizations like the ISPE to prioritize innovation. With this in mind, the ISPE has launched a philanthropic [...]

14 Nov, 2018

Will Brexit Create Undue Disruptions to Medical Supply in the UK?

November 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

As the UK prepares to exit the European Union, regulatory responsibilities for medication manufacturers are shifting. Companies potentially affected by Brexit need to ensure that their marketing authorisation remains valid in the coming months. A recent survey[1] conducted by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) showed that 58% of marketing authorisation holders with regulatory ties in [...]