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.

In-progress treatments for COVID-19: an attempt to simplify things

Manos Mastorakis|27th March 2020

Senior Associate Consultant, Manos Mastorakis, takes a look at a number of COVID-19 drugs that are already registered in clinical trials, providing analysis aiming to simplify the current landscape.

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Why I became a multiple myeloma patient advocate

Imogen Coupe|6th March 2020

BLH speaks to MM patient advocate, Peter McCleave, to find out how he has fought to remain positive throughout his treatment journey while simultaneously leading a successful campaign to get more people to sign up to be a blood stem cell donor.

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The ALS patient journey

Imogen Coupe|21st February 2020

Nick Goldup is the Director of Care Improvement at the Motor Neuron Disease Association (MNDA). Here, he offers his insights into the journey for patients with ALS and explores the power of a strong patient community, while explaining how the charity is working with healthcare professionals to support patients, both physically and mentally.

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Digital therapeutics and their impact on society

Elisa del Galdo|14th January 2020

Head of Customer Experience Elisa del Galdo explores how healthcare technology can help chronic disease patients and asks what makes a good digital therapeutic?

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Life with multiple myeloma - why I'm a lucky man living the dream

Guest Blogger|18th December 2019

Multiple myeloma patient Bob Munro explains what it's like to live with the rare blood cancer and how his diagnosis led him on the journey of a lifetime – cycling from London to the Arc de Triomphe.

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Five key trends in precision and personalised healthcare

Natasha Cowan|5th December 2019

Here, we deep dive into five of the key trends in precision medicine and personalised healthcare to explore how the healthcare industry is changing and how pharmaceutical and biotech companies can position themselves as leaders at the forefront of these exciting innovations.

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Precision medicine at Blue Latitude Health

Blue Latitude Health|7th November 2019

At Blue Latitude Health we have identified 90+ insights about commercialising precision medicines. Check out our video to get a run down on three core components of the commercialisation and launch of precision medicines.

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Understanding the evolving CAR-T market

Ditte Funding, Maria Katsarou, Natasha Cowan|1st November 2019

In 2017 the approval of the first CAR-T treatment took the world by storm, transforming the way cancer is treated, but two years later more than 500 CAR-Ts are in development. So how can pharma ensure its product stands out from the crowd?

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UK vs US: what makes a successful immunisation programme?

Guest Blogger|3rd October 2019

Emily Macdonald calls on her experience as a public health nurse specialising in the prevention of infectious disease in both the US and UK, to explore the differences between immunisation programmes in the two countries. She explores the challenges, opportunities for improvement, and asks why vaccination rates are falling.

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Are we ready for an Alzheimer’s disease-modifying treatment?

Fadi Haddadeen|27th September 2019

Millions of people across the globe have Alzheimer’s disease and currently, there is no cure. But if a new therapy entered the market today, would healthcare systems be ready for it? Customer Experience Consultant Fadi Haddadeen explores this issue by mapping the patient and neurologist journeys.

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