Salem Oaks

Firmly Rooted

We dare to imagine a world in which people are equipped to collaborate to successfully shape the health ecosystem of the future.  There is an awful lot of thought behind the mission of Salem Oaks.  I’d like to take a few minutes to pull it apart and offer what we believe are the key elements.…

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Don’t Miss This Rare Chance to Learn

Just over a year ago, I wrote a blog singing the praises of the Rare Drug Development Symposium co-sponsored by Global Genes and the Orphan Disease Center at the University of Penn.  In my opinion, there were three defining characteristics of this event that set it apart from the rest. The Right People (Patients, family,…

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But what does it mean to educate a patient?

Many individuals and organizations, including Salem Oaks, talk about patient education and health literacy. But what does it mean to educate a patient? Is the opposite of an educated patient an uneducated patient? Last month Salem Oaks presented a panel discussionat Patients as Partnersin Philadelphia. The objective of the session was to demonstrate the value of educating…

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Resources are Great, But…

Resources are great.  But what if you don’t know that they exist, or where to find them? Patient foundations are an invaluable collection of resources for their respective patient groups. They offer support, various libraries of information and disease facts, resources (financial, medical, community oriented, mental health services, etc.) and, if available, access to patient…

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Salem Oaks Reaching High in 2019 

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”Ralph Waldo Emerson  Dare to imagine a world in which people are equipped to collaborate to successfully shape the health ecosystem of the future.  All parties involved are going to need to learn to work together in brand new ways to make this vision a reality.  Salem Oaks exists…

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Salem Oaks Consulting Announced as Platinum Sponsor at Third Annual Patient Experience Symposium May 1-3, 2019

Salem Oaks Consulting Announced as Platinum Sponsor at Third Annual Patient Experience Symposium May 1-3, 2019 Official Event Hashtag: #PatientExperience, Twitter @patientexpsym BOSTON – (December 11, 2018) The Patient Experience Symposium is pleased to announce Salem Oaks Consulting as a Platinum Sponsor.  This highly acclaimed conference, being held May 1-3, 2019 at the Harvard Medical School in…

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Helping Patients Influence R&D

Healthcare is rapidly changing.  Patients, their families, and their advocates are playing a bigger role in decision-making about their care.  In addition, the biopharmaceutical industry is realizing that patients can make a valuable contribution to the entire R&D process.  They are looking for patients (and others) who can influence the direction of research, the design,…

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Happy Thanksgiving from Salem Oaks

At Salem Oaks we have a lot to be thankful for this year. As a young company everything feels new, but the people we’ve connected with already feel like old friends. We’re especially thankful for everyone who has helped test our offerings, participated in our surveys, or gave us guidance through the year. Individually we’re…

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Making a Change

The acorn has sprouted   Salem Oaks has done a lot in the last year or so.  When this company began it was just an idea.  Over the last year, not only has the company grown, but projects are now under way and in action.  We are actively gaining an understanding of the needs and…

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