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Thu., Nov. 14, 2013
NH Awards Obamacare PR Pact
By Greg Hazley
 
nhThe Granite State has awarded a $1.9M pact to promote the statewide offerings under the federal Affordable Care to Concord-based Louis Karno & Company, following an RFP process.
Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., Nov. 12, 2013
Cooney Waters Teams With Russo
By Kevin McCauley
 

Cooney/Waters has teamed with Russo Partners to form Clearpath Health Communications to provide holistic PR support to companies though the lifecycles of businesses and products.

Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., Oct. 25, 2013
RF Inks $2.5M Pact with Japanese Rx Giant
By Kevin McCauley
 
daiichiRuder Finn has signed a three-year contract with Japanese pharmaceutical giant Daiichi Sankyo with an annual budget set at $2.5M.
Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
O'Dwyer Health Rankings Are No. 1 on Google
By Jack ODwyer
 
O'Dwyer's Healthcare & Medical PR MagazineThe ranking of 66 healthcare PR practices, a feature of the October O’Dwyer’s
magazine, comes out at the top when searches for “healthcare PR” are made via Google.
Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., Oct. 1, 2013
WCG Freshens Up Via London Digital Rx Deal
By Kevin McCauley
 
WCG has acquired Refreshed Wellbeing, a London-based digital healthcare shop with a pan-European client base.
Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Sep. 26, 2013
Foley: Obamacare PR Flatlines
By Kevin Foley
 
foleyThe White House communications team has once again turned the chicken salad into chicken feathers, allowing the far right wing noise machine to take the communications high ground while they scramble around in reaction mode.
Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Sep. 25, 2013
Lippe Taylor: Women Confused on Obamacare
By Greg Hazley
 

Fifty-two percent of women polled in a Lippe Taylor survey said Obamacare will be bad for women as half believe the federal healthcare law is a confusing policy.

Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Sep. 18, 2013
Illinois Health District Puts on Ritz
By Greg Hazley
 
illinoisChicago firm knocks off 11 others in a competitive pitch to guide PR and marketing for the Illinois Medical District Commission, a political subdivision of the Windy City encompassing $3.3B in healthcare-related economic activity.
Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., Sep. 10, 2013
Chandler Chicco Recruits RF's Gartman for DC
By Greg Hazley
 
heather gartmanChandler Chicco Agency has brought in Heather Gartman from Ruder Finn to head its Washington, D.C., operation, following the exit of Al Jackson in the spring.
Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., Aug. 30, 2013
Oestreicher: Science Denial, the U.S. and Us
By Paul Oestreicher
 
oestreicherScience denial is becoming more entrenched and culturally correct.
Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Aug. 15, 2013
Weber Shandwick Checks In with DC Exchange
By Greg Hazley
 
DC Health ExchangeWashington, D.C.'s health insurance exchange has awarded its communications account to Weber Shandwick after a competitive pitch process.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Aug. 12, 2013
NM Signs Up Team for Health Exchange PR
By Greg Hazley
 
New Mexico's health insurance exchange has awarded a $6M PR and marketing pact to two agencies following an RFP that drew 14 bids.
Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., Aug. 9, 2013
Ketchum Prescribes PR for NY Health Exchange
By Greg Hazley
 
woodKetchum is providing PR support to sister Omnicom unit and lead agency DDB on a two-year campaign promoting New York State's health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act.
Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Aug. 1, 2013
Rx Pro Moves to Coyne
By Kevin McCauley
 
Todd ForteTodd Forte, who spent 15 years at MCS Healthcare PR, has joined Coyne Public Relations to strengthen its pharmaceutical practice.
Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Jul. 18, 2013
Uncle Sam Ups PR Spending for ObamaCare
By Greg Hazley
 
Weber Shandwick has picked up a $33M task order from the Dept. of Health and Human Services as the federal government ramps up outreach for the Affordable Care Act.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Jul. 15, 2013
Idaho Taps Trio for Health Exchange PR
By Greg Hazley
 
Idaho, which is working with the federal government to develop its health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act, has tapped Gallatin Public Affairs, Burson-Marsteller and GS Strategy Group to guide PR, research and outreach, following an RFP process.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Jul. 15, 2013
FH Knocks Off 11 for IL Health Exchange PR
By Greg Hazley
 
FleishmanHillard beat 11 competitors to win a competitive pitch to guide public outreach and reputation work for Illinois' health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Jul. 8, 2013
California Healthcare Institute Hires Hiar
By Kevin McCauley
 
Erica HiarThe California Healthcare Institute, which represents more than 275 biotechnology, drug, device and hospital companies with operations in the Golden State, has named Erica Hiar as PR and communications director at its Washington office.
Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Jul. 3, 2013
UN AIDS Campaign Eyes PR Review
By Greg Hazley
 
unaidsThe United Nations' global initiative to fight HIV/AIDS is preparing to release an RFP for PR support with the intention to hire two or three firms for assignments.
Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., May 28, 2013
California is Latest to Turn to WS for Exchange PR
By Greg Hazley
 
CaliforniaCalifornia's state-run health insurance exchange has engaged Weber Shandwick for a multimillion-dollar campaign to promote entity, known as Covered California.
Category: Healthcare PR
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