5 Things to Look for When Hiring a Freelance Medical Writer

As a long time hirer of freelance medical writers and having had a few crash-and-burn situations along the way, I feel I have finally got a handle on how to select freelance medical writers. Truth be told, only about 20% of people who call themselves freelance medical writers really do an excellent job at it. That’s not to be judgmental, but it’s like any profession—you have top performers and then you have those who are not top performers. Read below to learn more about hiring a freelance medical writer.


Physician Education Using Off-Label Indications

Dr. Jennifer Williams welcomes you to read her publication titled-The First Amendment: Physician Education Using Off-Label Indications Part One as it is one of the featured works in The MSL Journal. THE MSL, Journal of the Medical Science Liaison Society is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the MSL profession, providing insight on such topics as regulatory challenges, off-label promotion, scientific-information dissemination, and professional development to name a few.


Academic Programs and MSL Metrics Part 1

Today’s healthcare executives and leaders must have management talent sophistication to match the increased complexities of the healthcare environment.  Executives are expected to demonstrate measurable outcomes and effectiveness while at the same time gauge and quantify educational programs.  This article will focus on academic programs and MSL metrics.   (more…)

MSL role responsibilities

The MSL role responsibilities are very specific that you must be prepared to meet those responsibilities.  FDA looks beyond employee training records during inspections as one FDA investigator states.


Selecting and training a Medical Science Liaison

The role of the MSL has become central in contributing to the success of new pharmaceuticals and medical/diagnostic devices within the healthcare marketplace. Here Nascent Medical discusses the essential elements of selecting and training a Medical Science Liaison to ensure effectiveness in the field and accelerated capability.


Holistic Approach to Market Access

Developing effective pharmaceutical and medical device market access has become the key element in ensuring uptake of new products at a national and regional level. The evolving requirement for a cost-effective approach to approval, along with clinical efficacy and safety ensure the need for a multi-faceted approach to market access strategy that is underpinned by focused personnel training and effective communications. Learn more about the holistic approach to market access.