Far From the Maddening Crowd

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Although having nothing to do with the story, it is an adapt description for our location in Ecuador where Medical Communications Depot has decided to set up shop for this year’s company retreat. Following many years in Panama, we rented spacious quarters in San Pablo del Lago, a dusty little town in the middle of… Read more »

Medical Tourism

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Medical Tourism Medical tourism sounds exotic. In reality, however, the tourism part has little to do with most patients’ motivation. Unlike the past when traveling to receive medical treatments was the province of the wealth, today it is a response to 3 things, globalization, a general increase in travel, and the rising cost of medical… Read more »

Writing Abroad- Italy

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For our fourth stay abroad, we chose Italy. Our client, MD Conference Express®, had a contract to cover three conferences and agreed with us that it would be cost effective if they sent one team, especially a married team, to attend all three congresses. The first meeting was in Rome, the second two in Milan…. Read more »

Medical Writing Abroad

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When you run your own medical writing business, you are either writing or working on getting new business. As most freelancers know, it’s a full-time job and vacations are way down on the list of things to do. Since leaving big pharma Maria and I have wished we could find a way to take advantage… Read more »