Forward focussed thinking

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.

Explore our ideas and get a deeper understanding of the current and future trends in healthcare:

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Understanding personas for healthcare

Martine Leroy | 29th April 2016

In this article, Head of Insight Martine Leroy tackles the persona. Here, she breaks down for us what a persona is in the context of customer-centric design, and addresses some frequently asked questions about these and other tools used for improving customer engagement.

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What are the benefits of running workshops for international teams?

Frances Hendry | 22nd April 2016

Senior Associate Consultant Frances Hendry takes a deeper look at the benefit of workshops and how clients can use them as a tool to develop cross-functional alignment, reach ideas, and define projects more quickly. 

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Client relationships in the ever-changing marketing landscape

Ben Routley | 13th April 2016

To get a deeper understanding of how Blue Latitude Health approaches client relationships in the ever-changing marketing landscape, we interviewed Ben Routley, Client Lead across our Agency of Record brands. Here, he talks about what the secret to building long-lasting relationships is.

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Measurement and optimisation for digital marketing success in the pharmaceutical industry

Jiayi Chen | 8th April 2016

In this article, Associate Consultant Jiayi Chen explains why you need a measurement plan for your digital marketing efforts, and the key steps and common issues in developing a measurement framework for assessing digital marketing success.

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Insight for strategy that delivers

Matt Bolton | 5th April 2016

Healthcare is changing. Developments in treatments are taking place faster than ever, more stakeholders are involved in making decisions around treatments, and these stakeholders have different, sometimes conflicting needs. In this context, insight is key to effective marketing in meeting the challenge to deliver value to an ever-broadening range of stakeholders.

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Adjusting to change in healthcare: Learning from translational research

Martine Leroy | 30th March 2016

Healthcare is undergoing a transformative change, which presents challenges to all players in the sector. Established healthcare players like pharma need to control and shape their emerging roles. 

In this article, Head of Insight Martine Leroy explores how pharma could learn from translational research organisations in adapting their approach to the changing healthcare landscape.

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Focus on multiple myeloma treatment: Witnessing a transformation

David Cooney | 15th March 2016

Blue Latitude Health is now working in multiple myeloma (MM), and with each publication that emerges, it’s clear that we are witnessing a transformation in the treatment of multiple myeloma. In this article, Consultant David Cooney will take you through how that transformation has happened, and where the treatment of multiple myeloma is heading.

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The evolution of procurement in pharma

Martin Brass | 10th March 2016

As the wider industry becomes increasingly competitive, clients have started to become more procurement-led, looking for ways to improve margins and efficiencies in their business. The impact on agencies has been substantial, with fewer suppliers on rosters and more aggressive payment terms.

In this article, Co-Founder and Managing Director Martin Brass discusses the evolution of procurement and the new client-agency relationship.

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The ROI of user experience in pharma and healthcare: How to engage your customers

Elisa del Galdo | 7th March 2016

Within the pharma and healthcare industry, the introduction of a user-centred approach that incorporates best practice user experience research and design is still rare. Often the world of user experience (UX), its activities, methods, and deliverables are not well understood within this industry. 

In this article, Head of Customer Experience Elisa del Galdo breaks down how to understand the return on investment of user experience methodology.

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Why does content need a strategy?

Liz Inskip | 7th March 2016

Not all organisations are in a position to look at maturity – for some, there’s still a pressing question that needs answering: Why does content need a strategy?

In this article, Content Marketing Manager Liz Inskip and guest blogger Adwoa Baah explain how having a documented strategy for content creation, distribution, management, and governance will empower your brand teams and create organisational efficiencies.

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