The Pulse by Sermo

The future of physician engagement

Physicians do not expect a fast return to “normal” in 2021.  As healthcare providers work hard to adapt to drastic changes to their practice, healthcare educators and marketers must also adapt to ensure we’re providing…

70% of doctors intrigued by cannabis medicine

April is National Cannabis Awareness Month, a campaign designed to spotlight the vast untapped potential of the genus cannabis plant. According to CNN Health, “The cannabis plant has two main subspecies, Cannabis indica and Cannabis…

Johnson & Johnson vaccine halted

Almost seven million Americans have received the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. But after six women developed serious blood clotting disorders, the US has paused the rollout.  According to the New York Times, “All six…

Health inequities are growing

Today is World Health Day, and the WHO is launching a new campaign to help build a fairer, healthier world. In light of this mission, Sermo doctors discuss disparities among hospitals. The unprecedented pandemic has…

1-Year anniversary of Sermo’s COVID-19 Barometer

April 2nd marked the one-year anniversary of Sermo’s COVID-19 Real Time Barometer Study—the largest statistically significant COVID-19 survey. At a time when the world needed to hear from physicians on the frontlines, Sermo provided exclusive…

Binge drinking is on the rise

As the world turned upside down, people in every country were forced to grapple with unprecedented isolation, fear, anxiety, loss of work, illness, children learning at-home, and more. According to studies published in JAMA Network,…

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. And Sermo physicians are using our platform to talk…

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…