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Patient Experience Week: A Celebration of the Warrior Spirit Written by Ashlee Hartger with contributions from Kimberly Bregger Rare Disease We’ve all been a patient in some capacity. Whether it be an annual check-up with our primary care physician, or an emergency trip to the urgent care for an ankle sprain, most of […]
Contributed by Connor Galloway, Sr Director, Business Development & Strategy If you know me, then you know that shining a big spotlight on the plight of rare disease patients and families is a particularly strong passion of mine. When I was in high school, my childhood friend Andy lost a lifelong battle with Duchenne […]
Contributed by Joni Bradley, PharmD, President/CEO Welcome to 2019! For many of us, the New Year presents a time for reflection. It inspires us to take stock and look back on our successes (and sometimes failures) of the previous year, and then look forward to the opportunities that are possible for the year ahead. […]
Learning to Lead: Reflections on 2018 Contributed by Alexa Clark, Manager, Peer-to-Peer Education Currently at JB Ashtin’s headquarters, walls are being torn down and new ones built, colors are being selected for accent walls, and large mysterious boxes labeled “fragile” have appeared almost overnight. Our end-of-year renovations seem to inspire a period of reflection in […]
Contributed by Ashlee Hartger, Marketing Support Manager There’s something about the holidays that brings out the cheese in everyone. Even myself, a glorified skeptic, am writing this excerpt by the glow of Christmas tree lights. Snowflakes are making their graceful descent to the powder-dusted earth, and the soft beat of “The Little Drummer Boy” is […]
Contributed by Ashley Minear, Manager, Operations Fresh out of college, I landed my first “big-girl” job at a Texas design firm. My emotions were at an all-time high and I was ready to give it my all. I left everything I knew behind and moved from Michigan to Texas. I was excited for the adventure, […]
As a product manager or pharma brand marketer, you may wonder if speakers’ bureaus are still worth the investment. Rightly so. Many in our industry thought that by now, speakers’ bureaus would be a thing of the past because the PhRMA Code and the sunshine Act forced changes in the way these programs were traditionally […]
This article was contributed by Lauren Rautiola, Associate Account Director at JB Ashtin. As an author or study sponsor seeking publication for your clinical research, you want to avoid the dreaded resubmission cycle. How can you increase your chances of being published in an authoritative medical journal? In this article, we present a case study […]
Every October, breast cancer statistics are shared by the media and cancer-related organizations in an effort to increase awareness about its incidence, risks, treatment, and prognosis. I can imagine that some people may ignore the statistics, thinking “I’ve heard this before”, or “I’m too young to worry about breast cancer.” Stop just a minute and […]
We Give Back
We make the time to give back as much as we can throughout the year because it is important to each member of our staff. Each year, we give to the American Cancer Society, Volunteers of America, and the American Heart Association. We also support many local charities and have participated in Detroit Remodeled.
We hold unique events throughout the year for our staff to raise donations. One specific way we raise money is to give our team the option of donating $15 to a specific charity each month in exchange for the opportunity to wear jeans to work. Most recently, we donated our “jeans money” to our city’s school district to reduce student lunch debt. One October, we got our friends and clients involved and raised more than $3,500 for Making Strides for Breast Cancer (American Cancer Association) and our CEO dyed her hair pink for meeting the goal. At the end of the year we sponsor a local family in need to make sure that there are plenty of gifts under their Christmas tree! We know that our contributions, though not large, make a positive impact every month.
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