I work in HEOR/market access…

Screen Shot 2020-06-16 at 09.20.06Whilst preparing the new issue of our latest careers guide, Evidence generation and communication: a guide to getting started in HEOR/market access medical writing (published June 2020)  we invited people working in HEOR/market access to tell us why they are doing so….

“I work in HEOR/market access as I am continuously able to build my skills and challenge myself to combine science, creativity and commercial experience to provide strategic guidance and support clients’ needs, which is very rewarding.”

Kate Anstee, Associate Value Consultant at Adelphi Values | PROVE

“I work in HEOR/market access as I enjoy the exposure to a diverse range of projects. From costed-pathway tools to launch programmes to pricing research, I have an opportunity to help patients gain access to medications whilst continually learning in my role.”

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Careers guide – HEOR and market access medical writing 3rd Edition

heor_guide_cover_369x524Evidence generation and communication: a guide to getting started in HEOR/market access medical writing

By Linda Harrison, 3rd edition published June 2020 [Download your copy

This guide focuses on medical writing roles in the HEOR/market access arenas, but will be of interest to anyone who wants to understand more about the business of ensuring access to new medicines and devices for patients. If you have an interest in the commercial aspects of healthcare delivery and in helping deliver value to patients, a passion for writing and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, then working in HEOR/market access might be for you. This guide will provide you with an in-depth introduction to this specialist area.

This issue includes eight personal profiles written by current specialists in leading HEOR/market access companies, describing their personal journeys and the day-to-day work they now do.

The third edition of this careers guide about HEOR and market access medical writing is freely available here, published by Burntsky Ltd in June 2020, and it will now be updated every year. Continue reading

MedComms account management in practice

Ben Church (Account Executive at Oxford PharmaGenesis), Alice Fantom (Account Executive at Envision Pharma Group) and Charlotte Lupton (Senior Scientific Project Leader at Helios Medical Communications) are all profiled in the latest issue of our FirstMedComms careers guide, The business of medical communications: a guide to getting started in account management, published in January 2020. In this webinar, we focus on what they actually do during their working days. What’s the scope of MedComms projects? How are they planned and budgeted? How are they executed and managed? What’s the role of the account management team? And we answer questions from the audience.

It should be of interest to anyone who is looking for insights in to MedComms as a career and how to maximise their chances of gaining an entry level job.

Recorded 27 May 2020 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv
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Meet the MedComms agencies panel session 2020

In this webinar, we’re joined by Matt Evans (AMICULUM), Katie Johnson (Ashfield Healthcare Communications), Diane Sutherland (Fishawack Health), Anne Clare Wadsworth (Envision Pharma Group), Elena Mills (Helios Medical Communications) and Paul Farrow (Oxford PharmaGenesis) who answer questions from the audience. They talk about the different roles within their teams, what they look for in entry-level staff, what training is provided and what are the career prospects. This video is one of several we recorded, including a series of individual agency presentations, at our Meet the Agencies event in May 2020.

It should be of interest to anyone who is looking for insights in to MedComms as a career and how to maximise their chances of gaining an entry-level job.

Recorded 18 May 2020 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv
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Meet AMICULUM

In this webinar, we’re joined by Matt Evans, Agency lead at 7.4 Limited, one of the AMICULUM agencies who tells us about the different roles within their teams, what they look for in entry-level staff, what training is provided and what are the career prospects. This video is one of a series we recorded, along with a panel discussion, at our Meet the Agencies event in May 2020.

It should be of interest to anyone who is looking for insights in to MedComms as a career and how to maximise their chances of gaining an entry-level job.

Recorded 18 May 2020 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv
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Meet Oxford PharmaGenesis

In this webinar, we’re joined by Paul Farrow, Group Communications Director at Oxford PharmaGenesis who tells us about the different roles within their teams, what they look for in entry-level staff, what training is provided and what are the career prospects. This video is one of a series we recorded, along with a panel discussion, at our Meet the Agencies event in May 2020.

It should be of interest to anyone who is looking for insights in to MedComms as a career and how to maximise their chances of gaining an entry-level job.

Recorded 18 May 2020 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv
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Meet Envision Pharma Group

In this webinar, we’re joined by Anne Clare Wadsworth, Global Business Unit Head at Envision Pharma Group who tells us about the different roles within their teams, what they look for in entry-level staff, what training is provided and what are the career prospects. This video is one of a series we recorded, along with a panel discussion, at our Meet the Agencies event in May 2020.

It should be of interest to anyone who is looking for insights in to MedComms as a career and how to maximise their chances of gaining an entry-level job.

Recorded 18 May 2020 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv
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Meet Fishawack Health

In this webinar, we’re joined by Diane Sutherland, Group Professional Development Director at Fishawack Health who tells us about the different roles within their teams, what they look for in entry-level staff, what training is provided and what are the career prospects. This video is one of a series we recorded, along with a panel discussion, at our Meet the Agencies event in May 2020.

It should be of interest to anyone who is looking for insights in to MedComms as a career and how to maximise their chances of gaining an entry-level job.

Recorded 18 May 2020 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv
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Meet Helios Medical Communications

In this webinar, we’re joined by Elena Mills, Business Unit Director at Helios Medical Communications who tells us about the different roles within their teams, what they look for in entry-level staff, what training is provided and what are the career prospects. This video is one of a series we recorded, along with a panel discussion, at our Meet the Agencies event in May 2020.

It should be of interest to anyone who is looking for insights in to MedComms as a career and how to maximise their chances of gaining an entry-level job.

Recorded 18 May 2020 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv
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Meet Ashfield Healthcare Communications

In this webinar, we’re joined by Katie Johnson, Talent Acquisition Associate at Ashfield Healthcare Communications who tells us about the different roles within their teams, what they look for in entry-level staff, what training is provided and what are the career prospects. This video is one of a series we recorded, along with a panel discussion, at our Meet the Agencies event in May 2020.

It should be of interest to anyone who is looking for insights in to MedComms as a career and how to maximise their chances of gaining an entry-level job.

Recorded 18 May 2020 as a MedComms Networking webinar. Produced by NetworkPharma.tv
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