At HealthEd, we absorb a wide spectrum of healthcare content each day: marketing trends, advocacy efforts, technology research, policy news. We are passionate learners ourselves, interested in a wide variety of topics, which helps us generate ideas, insights, and innovative solutions for our clients.
Of course, there are thousands of blogs on the Web for every topic imaginable. Where do you start looking? We thought it would be fun to build a blog roll of some of our favorites, and share them with you here. You’ll see these sites listed on the right side of all our blog pages from now on. And we’ll make sure to keep the list growing. (Want to suggest a blog? Drop me a note.)
Drum roll, please:
Pharma Marketing Blog, written by the inimitable John Mack, publisher and editor of Pharma Marketing News and avid Hawaiian-shirt wearer, this blog focuses on all aspects of pharmaceutical marketing and FDA guidelines.
Disease Management Care Blog, a patient care blog that looks behind the scenes of patient-centered medical homes, chronic illnesses, and disease management, written by self-described “blogvocateur” Dr. Jaan Sidorov.
The Healthcare Marketer, an in-depth look at healthcare marketing, including many quirky infographics and YouTube videos with essential data for hospital, practice, and MD marketers. Written by Dan Dunlop, president of Jennings Healthcare Marketing Agency.
HealthBlawg, a popular healthcare legislative blog that has extensively covered the Affordable Care Act and attempts to make sense of healthcare reform and policy issues. You can find blogger Dan Harlow of Harlow Group LLC out and about at conferences and events throughout the year.
Pixels and Pills, a collaborative blog published by Zemoga, a “digital collaboration machine,” dedicated to keeping up-to-date with events, technology, and trends in digital pharma. Managed by Michael Spitz (aka @spitzstrategy) and known for their video blogs at healthcare industry events.
Florida Literacy Coalition, a new blog from the Sunshine State that promotes the awareness of adult literacy with news, tips, and insights for those committed to improving literacy in communities. We like the posts about health and digital literacy in particular.
SurroundHealth Blog, the blog for our healthcare extender online learning community, SurroundHealth, sponsored by HealthEd. Guest posts from healthcare professionals on the changing healthcare landscape.
Shots, the briefly named health blog belonging to NPR, uses sharp writing, graphics, and audio snippets to make sense of the changing healthcare landscape. One of the few blogs that keeps a keen eye on advances in public health, as well as news about the healthcare business and issues that are “Policy-ish.”
Pharmaphorum, “the home of pharma industry debate” with an intriguing mélange of discussion, news, and events about social media, mobile health, product innovation, and other hot topics in global pharma.
ePharma Rx, written by Wendy Blackburn, EVP at Intouch Solutions, a digital agency with Midwestern charm that enlightens readers about the nitty gritty of social media and mobile marketing in the world of pharma.
The Digital Health Corner, an innovative healthcare blog that analyzes the evolving mHealth landscape. Written by Dr. David Lee Scher, a consultant and former cardiac electrophysiologist who directs the medical app certification program at Happtique.
The Healthcare Blog, one of the most widely sourced blogs written by a host of healthcare professionals and guest authors, who discuss trending topics in health such as patient care, tablets, EHRs, managed care, and healthcare reform.
Pioneering Ideas, the blog home of Pioneer Portfolio, a division of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, highlights breakthrough ideas in healthcare, from big data to mobile games.
(Author’s note: Special thanks to HealthEd intern Mark Stansbury, who assisted with the research and creation of our blog roll.)