Partnership: Pollen Health and Helius Medical Technologies

The US team at www.pollenhealth.com is pleased to have been appointed as a partner with Helius Medical Technologies.  Pollen is recognized as a leading medical communications agency with expertise in scientific storytelling and customized solutions for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. In this assignment, Pollen will concentrate on publication planning that supports scientific messages to help… Read more

NJ Attorney General Outlines New Opioid Program

New leadership announced, including the NJ Coordinator of Addiction Responses and Enforcement Strategy “NJ CARES.” Additionally, the new administration under Phil Murphy, New Jersey’s Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal will lead the charge against opioids. Part of the program includes a new website that chronicles current opioid-related data including overdose deaths, naloxone administration, and opioid… Read more

Social Media: Biotech and Big Pharma

Social media: pharma and biotech-wherefore art thou? Your patients miss and need you. The presence of big pharma on the some of the most utilized social platforms is still depressingly low. We are hopeful that a few bold thinkers in the industry will embrace the existing case examples on FB and Instagram and follow suit.… Read more

Achievements of Women in Neuroscience

It’s International Women’s Day—what better time to read about the impressive achievements of women researchers in neuroscience? This fascinating piece highlights the reasons why the biggest strides are being made by women working for foundations and the National Academies versus those employed in traditional academia and government. https://www.forbes.com/sites/nicolefisher/2018/02/21/international-day-of-women-girls-in-science-highlights-neuroscience-is-our-future/

Another Win!

We’re excited to add another award for our Virtual Reality Surgical Experience training tool, produced for our client Pacira. The PM Society in the UK just conferred its Bronze award on this project in the category of Interactive Communications. The PM Society is dedicated to promoting “Creativity, Impact, and Innovation” in the pharmaceutical industry and… Read more

The Advantages of Fluid Teams: Boston, New York, London

Being part of the Hive Group provides amazing soft perks, including our non-traditional approach to marketing as well as management—such as fluid teams. We are eliminating dated tenets of one physical office and one discrete role. This allows our Hive and Pollen crew to be nimble, self-directed, and relentlessly focused on solutions. While we are… Read more

Healthcare Marketing That Really Works: The Health Effies

by Marge Perry I spent a great day as an Effie judge, evaluating bold marketing with measurable results. Today represents the first-ever Effie awards exclusively focused on healthcare. Some of the most impressive industry examples provided clearly articulated insights, objectives and key performance indicators. Even more impressive is how the pharma vertical is gradually adopting… Read more

The Current State of the Biopharma Industry

by Colette Balaam I attended the BIONJ session and want to share their illuminating white paper, which takes an in-depth look at the current state of the biopharma industry in New Jersey. It explains that while the industry has long been—and remains—a major contributor to the state’s economy, its growth could be stronger. And it… Read more

Hive Health Wins Awards

Hive Health wins big. For our virtual reality simulation training experience for surgeons, we won: Two Gold PM Society Awards: New Technology and HCP Education Category VR Simulation Training Experience for Surgeons MM&M Gold Award: Digital Initiative for Non-Consumers Category Virtual Reality Simulation Training Finalist for a Fierce Pharma Award to be announced in December.

Hive Health NYC Donates Food to City Harvest

City Harvest exists to end hunger in communities throughout New York City. They do this through food rescue and distribution, education, and other practical, innovative solutions. The City Harvest donations are part of the WeWork Month of Giving.

Hive Welcomes Marge Perry as EVP, Client Services

The Hive Group is pleased to welcome Marge Perry, who will provide oversight to our NY client services team as EVP, Client Services. Marge brings over twenty years of experience along with deep expertise spanning everything from peer-to-peer medical communications to HCP digital and traditional promotion. Marge’s positive attitude is an asset to every brand… Read more

Superheroes Fight Disease

It would be an understatement to say that superheroes are very popular right now. At least seven superhero movies are confirmed for 2017, including the Lego Batman movie. The popularity of superheroes is also evident in the yearly attendance increases at Comic-Cons and other similar conventions. And now superheroes are being engaged to fight disease.… Read more