Medical Writing Artificial intelligence and Digital Health Drug development and medical writing in the digital world

Volume 28, Issue 4 - Artificial intelligence and Digital Health

Drug development and medical writing in the digital world


Artificial intelligence and digital health open a new chapter in the pharmaceutical industry. The digital technologies improve work efficiency, lower research and development costs, optimise medical research processes, and increase R&D outputs. The digital revo - lution had a significant impact on almost every aspect of drug development from preclinical to clinical studies with digital end - points and post-market surveillance of safety events, and even for medical education. In the area of medical writing, digital technologies led to the transparency of medical research and close scientific communications in the paperless systems and offered more possi - bilities for scientific collaborations between study sponsors and clinical practitioners. The writing styles and publishing media became more diverse along with the use of mobile health apps. In parallel, new technologies also offer wider career pathways; therefore, writing professionals with multiple skills are needed in the digital world.

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Table of Contents
Artificial intelligence and digital health
President's Message
Medical writing in the era of artificial intelligence
Blockchain in healthcare, research, and scientific publishing
Embracing a new friendship: Artificial intelligence and medical writers
Drug development and medical writing in the digital world
Intelligent use of artificial intelligence for systematic reviews of medical devices
What medical writers need to know about regulatory approval of mobile health and digital healthcare devices
Digitalisation in long-term care: An issue for medical writers?
An introduction to medical affairs for medical writers
A primer on anonymisation
Sound, microphone, action: Podcasts for medical writers
Regulatory Matters
News from the EMA
Lingua Franca and Beyond
In the Bookstores
Getting Your Foot in the Door
Medical Devices
Veterinary Medical Writing
Teaching Medical Writing
Journal Watch
Medical Communications and Writing for Patients
Good Writing Practice
Out on Our Own
Upcoming issues of Medical Writing

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