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Dr. Gerard Gibbons and Dr. Perry Bosmajian

Dr. Gerard Gibbons & Dr. Perry Bosmajian

We are delighted you are here.

We offer digital media services and tools to drive user engagement, compliance and behavior change in healthcare, marketing, learning, and business.

You have arrived at the intersection of health information and persuasion where the science of health behavior change moves beyond facts, graphs, pages of text, readiness models and other forms of information overload.  The story of healthcare providers and patients alike has been one of frustration, where encouragement, lectures, pamphlets, and increased availability of health data fail to create desired change for prevention or compliance.

We believe that the digital health revolution will not live up to its full potential until the first technology – storytelling – is integrated into the latest technology. Read More…

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Welcome - Dr. Gerard Gibbons

Dr. Gerard Gibbons

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Emotive Storytelling: Laundromat People

When you spend time in a Laundromat, as I have done for the last two years, one thing is immediately obvious: almost everyone there smokes, most are overweight, and many are eating junk food and drinking colas.  The need to use a Laundromat is generally a sign of limited financial resources; the behavioral side suggests […]

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My name is Jack, I’m an alcoholic

In 1976, a handsome young physician in his early thirties stood up in a crowded room and said, “hello, my name is Jack, and I’m an alcoholic.” From the group a chorus was heard, “Welcome Jack.” (more…)

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Is Brand Storytelling the Ultimate Weapon?

This is simple truth so I’ll get right to it. People are moved by emotion. Emotion trumps reason. There is no better way to engage and emotionally connect other people to your mission than through the power of storytelling. This applies whether you are in Pentagon, boardroom, break room, waiting room or living room. (more…)

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Stress, Genes and Resilience: The Stories We Tell

“Stress gene tied to coronary risk: Duke University study reinforces emotional system’s role in cardiovascular disease” reads a recent news headline designed to catch our attention. (more…)

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My name is Fred, I’m a Type I diabetic

My name is Fred, and I am a Type I diabetic. It’s been about 4 hours since my last shot of insulin. (In a 12-step parody, this is where you’d say, “Welcome, Fred.”) I’m a grizzled veteran of the diabetes wars, having developed Type I diabetes (formerly called “juvenile diabetes,”) when I was eight. (more…)

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Doctors telling patients to lose weight is not enough

Doctors are being asked to change their behavior toward their obese patients through guidelines developed by a group of medical organizations that include the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and the Obesity Society. (more…)

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Storytelling as Behavioral Therapy

I would like to talk about storytelling as behavioral therapy. As we all know, post-traumatic stress disorder – PTSD, is a significant problems for many of our service members and Veterans. (more…)