Personal Reflections

10 Top Trends in Visual Communications for 2018

As Ninja communicators, MedInfo people need to constantly up their game!

How compelling are your PowerPoint presentations? Can you confidently and tasteful include photos, videos and other media like infographics?

 

Learn from the experts, so here’s 10 top trends for 2018. For some time I’ve been using:

#5 Video
#6 Motion graphics
#9 Bold colours

 

And we also love infographics, which would be my #11 top tip.

 

So what will you adopt in 2018?

How about #2 using real people?
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Can you take great photos of your team in action?
Do you know where to get copyright free photos for your communication […]

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    What information can we responsibly give patients? The EPAR revisited

What information can we responsibly give patients? The EPAR revisited

At the recent DIA European Medical Information & Communications conference, Dr Juan García-Burgos, Head of Medical & Health Information Communication at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) shared the experience of providing medicines information from a regulator.  It’s the 20th birthday of the EMA and the range of sources available to many patients has never been greater.  Over those two decades we’ve witnessed the massive impact of the evolution of the internet so now patients can easily find and share information online. For example they can:

Readily find information on their diseases, tailored to their level of understanding
Access detailed information on their medicines […]

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    Tip! How to compress your PowerPoint presentation in 4 clicks

Tip! How to compress your PowerPoint presentation in 4 clicks

Have you ever needed to compress your presentation so it’s easier to email but not sure how to do it quickly and effectively, with little loss of quality?

 

I like to use images and pictures as often as possible but it means the PowerPoint file becomes massive.  I don’t have a restriction on the file size I can send but many companies have incoming email restrictions of 5MB.  I can’t share the file by Dropbox as that is often blocked too.

You might also want to compress a file to put it up on your intranet.

 

So how can you do this is a few clicks?  

 

Luckily […]