With the recent global outbreak of Ebola, it has never been more important to reassure the public of the medical field’s capability and willingness to fight and find a cure for this virus. We live in a day and age where advancements in medical technology have never been greater. With these advancements comes the need to make the public aware of such new technologies and the ways in which they can fight all sorts of sickness and ailments. With medical technology PR at Crier PR, their ability to share new information in a matter of seconds is never been easier to get the word out, advertise, or promote new life saving treatments.
It is because of this ability that many medical professionals from doctors to research scientists have turned to social media as a way to make vital information available to patients and the general public worldwide. Not only is social media important for public relations between medical professionals and their patients, it has also become an important way of networking between medical professionals themselves. On November 17-19 2014 Medical professionals from all across the globe will be meeting in Boston for the “FAST: Functional Analysis and Screening Technologies Congress”. This meeting of professionals in the medical community is a great example of how social media can be uses in regards to public relations for promoting, advertising, and the marketing of new advancements in medical technologies.
The delegates at the FAST conference will be meeting to discuss a variety of breakthroughs in technology ranging from Phenotypic Drug Discovery to improving In Vitro Cell Models. One look at the homepage for the annual conference reveals how much the congress relies on social medial as well as old-fashioned person-to-person networking to make the public and other medical professionals aware of the constant breakthroughs in medical science.
Although social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and the business related LinkedIn are vital in today’s age of medical advancement, we cannot rely too heavily on the internet, and so must not forget the importance of person to person networking as another vital means of public relations for getting the news of advancement out. Each year dozens of conferences take place between medical professionals involved in the advertising, promotion and potential sale of advanced medical technologies to respective buyers within the medical community as well as patients in the general public. Outlets such as magazines, journals, and books may seem like a thing of the past, given the nature for instant internet communication, but these means of exchanging information remain a key and crucial means of gathering needed information in regards to advancements in technology within the medical community.
As our knowledge of human anatomy increases and we become more aware of the constant threats to our biology, so too does our ability to successfully fight these threats and make sure we have a way to keep one step ahead of the game. It is this knowledge that will continue to make the transfer of information and innovations in technology key to future success in combating present and future medical threats. Through the use of conventional means as well as new age improvements we can be sure that we are aware at all times of the up and coming advancements in medical technology and how they can improve or even save our lives.