Insights

Celebrating Sermo doctors

On National Doctors’ Day, we at Sermo are celebrating and recognizing all the contributions doctors make to their patients, communities, and to the world at large. National Doctors Day honors the professionals for their dedication…

50% of doctors gained “pandemic weight”

While quarantining in place was meant to keep us healthy and safe, there are real side effects emerging. In addition to the mental health toll, a new study suggests that adults gained an average of…

Physicians oppose AstraZeneca vaccine halt

In the midst of a third wave of the coronavirus sweeping across Europe, safety concerns prompted Germany, France, Spain and Italy to temporarily halt the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from being administered last week. However, according…

3 data management best practices in healthcare

Today’s patients are highly savvy when it comes to taking a more active approach in their wellbeing through services such as wearable heart monitors, home genetic testing, and using mobile health apps to connect to…

Raising awareness for kidney health

On World Kidney Day, Sermo doctors discuss the disease-centric approach of managing kidney disease, which often leaves the patients feeling discontented and not in control of their treatment. In addition, doctors agree that this year,…

Honoring women In medicine

International Women’s Day is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women. This year, Sermo physicians from around the world celebrated the female trailblazers who…

Doctors witness mental health toll on young people

School closures, curfews, and social lockdowns are threatening to drag into the spring and even summer, alarming health experts—Sermo physicians included—about the mental health of young people.  The New York Times reported that “Faced with…

Pharma marketing require these 3 elements

Physicians are concerned.   As the anniversary of the first COVID-19 case in the US approached, the Sermo Real Time Barometer (fielded January 8-13) revealed that only 32% of physicians believe that the US and the…

Potential promise of COVID-19 digital immunity passports

COVID-19 digital immunity passports have been the fodder of recent discussion in the U.S. (Forbes, CNN) and around the world (Schengen Visa Info, BBC News) as countries have tried to reinvigorate travel and tourism industries decimated by the pandemic.…