Healthcare Trends

At Blue Latitude Health, it’s imperative to our work that we stay on top of all the latest trends in healthcare. It’s also important that we let you know when we don’t buy into the latest thing – we’re not in the business of new for new’s sake.

Here you’ll find our honest commentary, articles, and resources around the trends that the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries are talking about.

Battling breast cancer with precision medicine (Part 1)

Natasha Cowan|13th June 2019

Laura Holmes Haddad is a breast cancer survivor. She made the incredibly brave decision to participate in a PARP inhibitor precision medicine trial. Here, the author and precision medicine advocate tells her story and explains what industry needs to remember when treating cancer patients with precision medicine.

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The role of brain health in treating MS

Blue Latitude Health|7th June 2019

Blue Latitude Health speaks to Professor Gavin Giovannoni, key opinion leader and Chair of Neurology, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, about his theories on brain health, the importance of a holistic approach to MS and why digital technology is the future of effective MS care.

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Diagnosing MS: are we getting it right?

Guest Blogger|30th May 2019

Multi-award-winning patient advocate, Trishna Bharadia, walks through the complications involved with an MS diagnosis, including the challenges for healthcare systems and a handful of insightful patient stories.

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Empowering the MS patient through shared decision making

Guest Blogger|25th April 2019

Patient advocate Trishna Bharadia explains why shared decision making is crucial for ensuring multiple sclerosis patients feel heard and empowered

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My MS journey: one patient's search for innovation

Guest Blogger|18th April 2019

David Lazarus charts his journey from initial MS diagnosis in 1990 to his experience participating in innovative clinical trials, along with his advice for other patients.

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MIT reveals new pill to deliver insulin

Dina Patel|10th April 2019

A new MIT research project, sponsored by Novo Nordisk, is aiming to deliver insulin orally with a pill that releases medicine in the stomach lining. Dina Patel interviews the team and reveals the innovative engineering behind the pill. 

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The problem with the ‘recovery’ conversation in mental health

Loredana Gogoescu|4th April 2019

Account Executive Loredana Gogoescu discusses the impact our language can have on people experiencing mental illness, and asks if terms such as 'recovery' are appropriate. 

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'Fake news': battling misinformation in healthcare

Ford Stewart|28th March 2019

Account Executive Ford Stewart explores inaccurate reporting of healthcare innovations and the consequences of fake news for patients, healthcare professionals and the public.

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How Medisafe is using AI to improve patient adherence

Dina Patel|14th February 2019

Dina Patel speaks to Omri Shor, Co-Founder and CEO of Medisafe, to find out how his medication management app is tackling the problem of poor adherence.

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Downloadable Pack: Understanding Multiple Sclerosis

Blue Latitude Health, Guest Blogger|6th February 2019

Inside this downloadable pack, you’ll find a wealth of exclusive information on the way multiple sclerosis is commonly treated today. As well as areas of continuous improvement for the industry.

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