Freelance writer, editor
Karen spent the past 20+ years providing editorial services for leading B2B publications, large corporations, small businesses, individuals and students around the world.
Her portfolio includes articles and business communications on pharmaceuticals, medical technology, healthcare policy, regulatory and legal systems, international trade and intellectual property. Her articles have been published in Scrip Regulatory Affairs, Clinica Medtech Intelligence, MedNous, SecuringPharma and International Trade Today, among others.
6 blogs from the author
Posted on 03.10.2017
Roy Parker was not going to let arthritis interfere with the ‘golden years’ of retirement. When the joint condition became progressively worse in both his knees over the three years after retirement, he decided to see his doctor. “Instead of being able to use the additional time to enjoy outdoor pursuits like mountain biking and […]
Posted on 26.07.2017
International efforts to tackle the hepatitis pandemic have reached new heights, especially in the past year since the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) endorsed the Global Health Sector Strategy (GHSS) on viral hepatitis 2016–2021. It is estimated that some 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus […]
Posted on 10.07.2017
The easiest type of pressure injury to deal with is the one that never happens. This is why health economists like William Padula, PhD are advocating the use of multi-layer prophylactic sacrum dressings for pressure injury prevention from the moment a patient enters the health system. In an interview with MedTech Views, Dr Padula […]
Posted on 07.06.2017
Healthcare professionals see patients with hospital acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) and staff with debilitating back injuries all too often. Chenel Trevellini, MSN, RN, CWOCN, a Registered Nurse from New York who is passionate about sharing best practices, found that implementing a proper system for turning and positioning patients could lower both of these rates significantly. […]
Posted on 17.05.2017
The world’s highest health policy-setting body, World Health Assembly (WHA), is set to hold its 70th annual meeting in Geneva from 22-31 May 2017. It is here that health ministers from the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) 194 member states will review the WHO’s work, set new goals and assign new tasks. Delegates at #WHA70 are […]
Posted on 22.03.2017
We drink it, cook with it, wash with it, farm and manufacture with it, bring babies into the world with it and save lives with it. We can’t survive without it. So what can we do about the 663 million people around the world who are without access to safe, clean water? In honour of […]