Tag Archives: transatlantic
Posted on 22. Mar, 2010 by Handbaglady.
The USA moved one step closer this week to healthcare for all, (despite no Republican support(!) with the approval of President Obama’s 10 year health reform bill. This is fantastic news for the estimated 32 million uninsured Americans and also for Obama himself but what does this mean for the pharmaceutical industry as a whole? [...]
Posted on 08. Oct, 2009 by neilcrump.
Many of us undertaking pharmaceutical communications here in Europe think that we are on the back foot when it comes to the use of social media. We look with green eyes at our American cousins use of social media, where direct-to-consumer promotion of prescription drugs is permitted. Here in Blighty, the PM Society has formed [...]
Posted on 20. Aug, 2009 by Handbaglady.
A very interesting thing is happening across America at the moment – people are very publicly voicing their opinions about an issue that affects every single one of their population – healthcare. President Obama’s plans for healthcare reform have lead to widespread debate, criticism and media scrutiny but the debate about healthcare is not new [...]
Posted on 12. Aug, 2009 by Handbaglady.
The NHS finds itself slap bang in the middle of a political storm in the US as Republicans use our healthcare system to attack President Obama’s proposals for broader government involvement in healthcare provision. The trouble is that arguments are becoming more and more outlandish, emotive and downright inaccurate. Republican Chuck Grassley (the most senior [...]
Posted on 11. Mar, 2009 by Handbaglady.
“I’m asking you to believe. Not just in my ability to bring about real change in Washington…I’m asking you to believe in yours” It’s been nearly two months since I was in Washington and watched the Inauguration preparations with great interest and excitement – so what have President Obama’s first few weeks in power meant [...]
Posted on 09. Feb, 2009 by Handbaglady.
The world has gone Obama mad. The media frenzy around the inauguration reached a zenith in the run up to the big day. Every little detail about the ceremony was devoured by media and general public alike – what was Michelle going to wear? Which celebrities would be in attendance? Even his presidential limousine ‘the [...]