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Blue Latitude Health’s consultancy is based on a rich vein of expert knowledge. Here you’ll find thought-provoking commentary, articles, and downloadable resources created by our consultants.

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Kate Barker, Volunteer Health Care Assistant

How COVID-19 is bringing out the extraordinary in people: Part 1, the frontline volunteer

Anagha Shukla|11th May 2020

In the first of this three-part series, we speak to Kate Baker, a single mum who battled brain tumour and has now signed up to be a healthcare volunteer during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Elderly inside during pandemic

Confronting COVID-19: Life during a pandemic when you’re “at-risk”

Trishna Bharadia|22nd April 2020

MS patient Trishna Bharadia reveals what her life has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the healthcare industry can help improve outcomes for ‘at risk’ patients during this time.

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Perspective: the patient edition

Blue Latitude Health|8th April 2020

In this issue of Perspective magazine, we explore how the industry can place a greater emphasis on patient-centricity, and how pharmaceutical companies are working with patients across the product lifecycle to develop therapies that better serve their unmet needs.

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Maximising the commercial potential of the pharmaceutical pipeline

Blue Latitude Health|3rd April 2020

Decisions made early in the drug development process can define the limits of what’s possible for products and portfolios. So, why aren’t commercial teams always involved in these early conversations? In this Q&A we deep dive into early stage strategy, including how to break down these siloes and rethink drug development and clinical trial design.

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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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Enhancing the life-cycle of your insight

Elisa del Galdo|28th February 2020

Pharmaceutical and healthcare companies invest a great deal of time and money in commissioning research to address their insight gaps. The process often results in suboptimal return on investment (ROI) due to faulty communication and inefficient documentation of insights. Amit Sheinholtz, Senior Associate User Experience Consultant and Elisa del Galdo, Head of Customer Experience discuss common pitfalls of the negative insight lifecycle and how to avoid them.

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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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Introducing our Early Stage Strategy service

Blue Latitude Health|20th February 2020

Blue Latitude Health introduces our new Early Stage Strategy service, designed to align commercial and medical teams and emphasise the value of the product for the patient, healthcare professional and business from the early phases of drug development.

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Digital Nation: How Australia became a digital health pioneer

Jack Reinsfield|14th February 2020

Through services like the public, 'My Health Record' and the establishment of the ADHA (Australian Digital Health Agency), Australia have become leaders in digital strategies that are transforming healthcare systems. We sat down with Rachel de Sain, internationally renowned digital strategist, who shares where, and how Australia pioneered digital health products and services. 

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