Jeff Terkowitz

Jeff Terkowitz

About Jeff Terkowitz

Jeff Terkowitz is the Senior Director of Product for Inspire. Before Inspire, Jeff was Director at Avalere Health focusing on Medicare data solutions. A graduate of Cornell University, Jeff specializes in health policy analysis and data-driven research to inform business strategy.
Senior Director of Product

Everything Your Organization Needs in One Place: Inspire Products

Everything Your Organization Needs in One Place: Inspire Products Inspire has four product lines available to address the needs of the life science industry and other healthcare organizations, like hospitals and clinics. Thousands of patients within Inspire’s communities are interested in and actively looking for opportunities to [...]

Patients MacGyvering: a resource for device and equipment manufacturers

Patients MacGyvering: a resource for device and equipment manufacturers To solve problems that patients actually have is a challenge. Companies miss opportunities when blindly offering patients what people other than patients say they need. When medical device or equipment manufacturers are looking for ideas or trying to think of ways to improve [...]

Inspire posts forward medical research in adverse drug reactions, new study shows

Inspire posts forward medical research in adverse drug reactions, new study shows Over 2 million injuries, hospitalizations and deaths in the US each year are associated with post-approval adverse drug reactions (ADRs).1 The usual method of gathering ADR data is through provider reporting.  Research suggests that health care providers tend to under-report [...]

Introducing Inspire Recruit

Introducing Inspire Recruit Commonly discussed statistics on patient enrollment and retention in clinical research paint a bleak picture. Clinical trial on-time completion rates are low--only around 20%. This is due in part to the fact that 85% of clinical trials fail to retain enough patients.1 The causes may lie in the low [...]

Research Confirms: Valuable Patient-Centered Data on Inspire (Part 2)

Research Confirms: Valuable Patient-Centered Data on Inspire (Part 2) In part 1, Can Patient-Generated Health Communication on the Internet Enhance Pharmacovigilance?, I shared the results of a think tank co-sponsored by the Drug Information Association (DIA) and the Cardiac Safety Research Consortium discussing the use of patient postings on social media for [...]

Can Patient-Generated Health Communication on the Internet Enhance Pharmacovigilance?

Can Patient-Generated Health Communication on the Internet Enhance Pharmacovigilance? (Part 1) Spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions by health care providers has been the keystone of pharmacovigilance.  Yet health care providers tend to under-report for a variety of reasons including lack of time, complacency, indifference, fear of medico-legal consequences or their uncertainty [...]

Know Your Audience: 4 Tips for Creating Compelling Sponsored Content for Inspire

Know Your Audience: 4 Tips for Creating Compelling Sponsored Content for Inspire Sponsored content or native advertising is advertising that has been integrated into the publisher’s platform so that it does not disrupt the audience’s experience.  Unlike banner ads or other advertising, the character of the content matches the native content that [...]

Turning Visitors Into Customers: Introducing Sponsored Content On Inspire

Turning Visitors Into Customers: Introducing Sponsored Content On Inspire Trying to get your company’s content in front of engaged patients and caregivers is a daunting task in the information-overloaded Internet.  That’s why it’s important to look for new content discovery strategies. Sponsored Content Sponsored content is becoming the solution for many organizations. [...]

Making Patient Engagement Work

Making Patient Engagement Work (Part 2) Last week’s post Patient Experience Data and the Role of Social Media Part 1,  discussed the wealth of information about the patient experience that can be found in social media.  Social media interactions are becoming more and more important as patients get involved in the decision [...]

Patient Experience Data and the Role of Social Media

Patient Experience Data and the Role of Social Media (Part 1) The 21st Century Cures Act, passed in December 2016, defined patient experience data as data that: “(1) are collected by any persons (including patients, family members and caregivers of patients, patient advocacy organizations, disease research foundations, researchers, and drug manufacturers); [...]