Meet Antonio

Antonio is a 49 years young resident of New York City, living with type 2 diabetes. He was diagnosed a little over three years ago after a routine check-up with his primary care physician. While Antonio wasn’t expecting the diagnosis, it wasn’t a complete shock either, as he had lost his mother to diabetes. He … Continue reading Meet Antonio

Effect of Violence on Healthcare

Deliberate, calculated attacks on healthcare facilities have become a routine weapon of war. These assaults kill both patients and health workers, and they devastate already vulnerable health systems. Not to mention they violate the Geneva Conventions. In 2017, there were at least 701 attacks on hospitals, health workers, patients, and ambulances in 23 countries in … Continue reading Effect of Violence on Healthcare

Medical school education costs

Citing concerns about the "overwhelming financial debt" facing graduates, N.Y.U. School of Medicine recently announced it would cover the tuition of its medical students, regardless of merit or need. School officials have become increasingly worried that students burdened by steep debt are pursuing top-paying specialties rather than careers in family medicine, pediatrics, and research. N.Y.U.'s … Continue reading Medical school education costs

Artificial intelligence in healthcare

Artificial intelligence tools and inexpensive diagnostic software could soon become as essential to physicians as the stethoscope was in the past. AI can be sliced and diced many different ways and will change the role of physicians in the future. In addition to altering the function of physicians, two AI approaches currently available, natural-language processing and … Continue reading Artificial intelligence in healthcare

Talking to… Dr. An Pham

Dr. An Pham, a pulmonologist from Pennsylvania, USA, shares his opinion on stress and quality of sleep, tobacco taxation, and advancements in procedures and drugs in the treatment of pulmonary conditions. M3 Global Research is currently conducting studies on various pulmonology-related topics. If you are a pulmonologist or internal medicine physician specialising in pulmonology and … Continue reading Talking to… Dr. An Pham

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

M3 Global Research is currently recruiting patients with Parkinson's to participate in usability testing for a new device used in conjunction with a smart phone (both provided) in the United States and in Germany. We're offering generous compensation to the patients taking part and also the physicians referring them. If you are a member of the … Continue reading Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Understanding healthcare market research

Working in the pharmaceutical industry includes frequent use of market research and collaboration with fieldwork agencies like M3 Global Research. The M3 blog spoke to someone working regularly at that interface about how healthcare market research affects their decision making. Read the full interview: How does market research support the development of a new therapy … Continue reading Understanding healthcare market research

Technology investment in the healthcare sector

Our first monthly Pulse of 2018 asked the M3 Global Research community their opinions on technology investment in healthcare. The healthcare sector has experienced dramatic changes over the last 25 years and will likely continue to change and evolve in the immediate future. Technology is already powering new models of care and disrupting traditional ideas about care provision. However, the level of … Continue reading Technology investment in the healthcare sector

Talking to… Dr. Devika Umashanker

Dr. Devika Umashanker is an Obesity Medicine specialist practising in the US. In this interview with the M3 Blog, she speaks about fat-shaming, personalisation of treatment, the use of MDTs in the management of obesity issues, and taxing sugary products. Read the full interview below. What inspired you to specialise in obesity medicine? After completion … Continue reading Talking to… Dr. Devika Umashanker

Mandatory vaccination for children

The last Monthly Pulse of 2017 brought the M3 Global Research Community into the debate over vaccination for children. In the United States, according to data from 2015 published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 95% of children are vaccinated against Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis, and 92% against Measles. Vaccination is required for school attendance to … Continue reading Mandatory vaccination for children