What Is a Reuse Map?

What Is a Reuse Map?

A reuse map is a blueprint for planned content reuse. Planned content reuse means that you identify ahead of time exactly which pieces of content will be reused in a specific output.  With planned content reuse, authors do not have to do anything to make the reuse...
MedTech: The Time is Now for Structured Content

MedTech: The Time is Now for Structured Content

I recently came across a great commentary in the August 2021 issue of “Pharma Technology Focus.” The article is titled, “MDR set to transform how MedTech firms approach content management,” written by Barbara Peraltor, Director of Life Science Solutions at Amplexor. ...
Solving the 6 Challenges of Medical Device Content

Solving the 6 Challenges of Medical Device Content

EU Medical Device Regulation (2017/745) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (2017/746) went into effect in May 2021, after about a year’s delay due to COVID-19. Medical device manufacturers have known about the new regulations for years and have been working to meet...
Is Structured Content Ready for Pharma?

Is Structured Content Ready for Pharma?

I’ve had more than one conversation over the past several years about whether pharmaceutical companies were “ready” for structured content. After all, many of the benefits of structured content roll up into one key business need: scale. And scale — the ability...
5 Guidelines for Writing Clinical Trial Lay Summaries

5 Guidelines for Writing Clinical Trial Lay Summaries

A few years ago, the EU parliament passed EU Regulation 536/2014. Article 37 mandates that the results of pharmaceutical clinical trials need to be easily read and understood. Having easy-to-read information provides more transparency and accessibility for the general...