Category Archives: training

Falsification of Data: Truth or Consequences

by Peggy Salvatore and Terry McGinn This article is cross-posted at www.workingwithsmes.com   Sometimes expert knowledge isn’t really knowledge at all. In fact, if your data sounds too good to be true, it just might be.  Sadly, for reasons of … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk BioPharma Training: 3 Tips for Creating Transparent SOPs

By Peggy Salvatore and Terry McGinn Each company in a regulated industry is required to follow written procedures.  The written procedure describes how steps or tasks are to be followed to achieve the desired outcome or result.  Having these steps … Continue reading

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Standard Operating Procedures and Accountability: Perfect Together

  By Terry McGinn and Peggy Salvatore We’ve been getting quite a bit of interest and feedback regarding our series on standard operating procedures, so we’ll continue writing about this topic this week. After all, inherent in the word “expert” … Continue reading

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Health Wonk Review: The Early Bird Catches the Worm Spring Edition

Tradition is important, and it has become a Health Wonk Review tradition to have a theme for each edition. Usually, the edition’s host organizes content by topic or finds some overarching theme to propel the issue forward. In the spirit … Continue reading

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Talking Past Each Other: Patient Engagement is More Than a Slogan

By Peggy Salvatore This is one of a series of blogs posted out of the ePharma Summit 2016 where pharmaceutical marketing folks talked tech for three days. The future is here. We just need to recognize it and start using … Continue reading

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Ebola: Patient Notes on Travel History

by Peggy Salvatore The story about Ebola has been dominating the news, and I didn’t feel any particular need to weigh in on it since there is plenty of information out there. Then a few little bits of information hit … Continue reading

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If You Buy a Donut, You May Hear From Your Doctor

With respect to HIPAA, has the law of unintended consequences devolved to its illogical conclusion? Continue reading

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Is Resistance Futile in Health IT? KSAs in Health IT Education

KSAs? For my readers who are healthcare people, you may ask, “What are KSAs?” For readers who are training people, you know that KSAs are Knowledge, Skills and Atttitude. You can teach KSAs. Here are some examples of teaching KSAs … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Training from Etiquette Rule #7

If we’re going to stop wasting training dollars, we need to put in the follow-up to make sure what we’ve taught is reinforced in the workplace and relevant to the job at hand. Continue reading

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