Far From the Maddening Crowd

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Although having nothing to do with the story, it is an adapt description for our location in Ecuador where Medical Communications Depot has decided to set up shop for this year’s company retreat. Following many years in Panama, we rented spacious quarters in San Pablo del Lago, a dusty little town in the middle of… Read more »

MedComDepot Profiled in AI Gobal

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THE WRITING’S on the WALL Maria Vinall and her husband, Phil, run a successful communication company specializing in the medical sector. Maria talks to us about the industry and how the company has grown over the years. Medical Communications Depot, Inc. is a boutique communications company that specializes in preparing documents for companies and/or individuals… Read more »

AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement on the role of Professional Medical Writers

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Released January 2017 Introduction This joint position statement of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA), and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) describes the appropriate role of professional medical writers in the development of medical and scientific publications, including: * articles and supplementary content (eg, video abstracts)… Read more »

Healthcare Design

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Research presented by Phil Vinall at the Symposium on Healthcare Design entitled “Design technology: what you need to know about circadian rhythm in healthcare design” recently achieved 100 reads according to the site ResearchGate and can be read in full here

Professional Medical Writing Assistance

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Writers and Researchers-Partners

Why Use Professional Medical Writing Assistance for Scientific Publishing? More than 1 million bio-science papers were published in 2015. However, the assistance of a medical writer was acknowledged in only 6% and 11% of these papers.(1,2) Given these numbers, it would seem fair to conclude that the writing needs of a large number of the… Read more »

CRISPR- a New Tool for DNA Editing

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CRISPR – a powerful DNA editing technology has been named Science magazine’s 2015 “Breakthrough of the Year.” If you haven’t already heard of it, it’s a good time to do some web surfing, because CRISPR, short for clustered regularly-interspaced short palindromic repeats, is predicted to change the face of medicine and, some say, “the world… Read more »

Medical Tourism

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Medical Tourism Medical tourism sounds exotic. In reality, however, the tourism part has little to do with most patients’ motivation. Unlike the past when traveling to receive medical treatments was the province of the wealth, today it is a response to 3 things, globalization, a general increase in travel, and the rising cost of medical… Read more »

Writing Abroad- Italy

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For our fourth stay abroad, we chose Italy. Our client, MD Conference Express®, had a contract to cover three conferences and agreed with us that it would be cost effective if they sent one team, especially a married team, to attend all three congresses. The first meeting was in Rome, the second two in Milan…. Read more »

Medical Writers Speak Podcast – MedComDepot

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Medical Writers Speak- Podcast Latest episode “In this episode, I talk to Maria and Phil Vinall, who both have backgrounds as medical writers in pharma and are now freelance. We talk about publications planning, what it’s like to work together as a married couple, and the joys of being able to work from anywhere –… Read more »

Digital Home Health Care

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  We take for granted many of commonly available home testing devices such as pregnancy and drug tests, digital thermometers, kits to monitor blood glucose levels, and portable blood pressure devices.     The next generation of devices will take us one-step closer to patient directed healthcare. The number of home, portable, and wearable smart… Read more »