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Mon., Mar. 2, 2015
PR Plays Role in Making Sense of New Dietary Supplement Regulations
By Arielle Bernstein
bernsteinDietary supplements have come under fire from state agencies, raising questions about what role they play in healthcare. PR pros now have a duty to participate in this conversation.
Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Feb. 18, 2015
W2O Acquires ARC2
By Kevin McCauley

arcW2O has acquired ARC2 Communications and Media, the Los Angeles-based healthcare PR shop that was launched by two top Hill+Knowlton Strategies executives.

Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., Feb. 13, 2015
Sard Boosts GNC in Supplement Probe
By Greg Hazley
gncDietary supplement retailer GNC Holdings has brought in Sard Verbinnen & Co. to help mount its PR defense against a probe by the New York attorney general into the ingredients of supplement products sold by major retailers.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Feb. 2, 2015
WCG Cops Karr
By Kevin McCauley
gary karrHealthcare PR giant WCG has added Gary Karr as group director in its San Francisco office.
Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Jan. 28, 2015
Medical Pot Purveyor Invents PR Exec to Impugn Newspaper
By Greg Hazley
cenThe Toronto Globe and Mail has smoked out a phony PR executive and other falsehoods at medical marijuana purveyor CEN Biotech, which has lost its second PR firm in a month.
Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., Dec. 16, 2014
Changing Florida Health Exchange Moves PR Account After Conflict
By Greg Hazley
healthchoicesFlorida's state-run health insurance exchange, first launched as an alternative to the federal exchange, has moved its PR account to Tallahassee-based On 3 PR after four years with Salter Mitchell.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Dec. 8, 2014
MWW Gets Parkinson's PR Duties
By Kevin McCauley
parkMWW has landed work from the National Parkinson's Foundation to handle an awareness campaign to support caregivers who are tending to sufferers of the disease.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Dec. 8, 2014
Elmendorf Ryan Works DC for Cubist
By Kevin McCauley
cubistElmendorf Ryan lines up antibiotics maker Cubist Pharmaceuticals, which has just agreed to a $9.5B takeover by Merck.
Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
Pepsi Alum Adds Fizz to APCO
By Kevin McCauley
yachDerek Yach, who was senior VP-global health and agriculture at PepsiCo, has joined APCO Worldwide's health advisory board.
Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014
CooperKatz Prescribes PR for Sloan Kettering
By Greg Hazley
sloanCooperKatz & Company has won a competitive review to guide strategic communications for New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world’s largest private cancer institution.
Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014
Healthcare Vet Sheahan to Helm Avalere Comms Unit
By Greg Hazley
claire sheahanVeteran healthcare PR pro who led communications for the Generic Pharmaceutical Association is moving to healthcare research and consulting company Avalere Health to head its communications operation.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Nov. 24, 2014
Healthcare NGO Seeks PR Help
By Kevin McCauley
aheadAhead of the Curve, a Los Angeles non-profit that promotes healthy living and preventative care programs in the US and Dominican Republic, is looking for a firm to work on a probono business.
Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014
Former H+K Health Practice Head to Inventiv Health
By Greg Hazley
susan thieleAgency vet who led Hill+Knowlton's New York and US health practices before leaving the firm in September lands at Inventiv Health as executive VP in its Chamberlain Healthcare PR and Shared Voice PR operations.
Category: Healthcare PR
Tue., Nov. 18, 2014
Fast-Growing ReviveHealth Acquires Digital Shop
By Greg Hazley
chris bevoloHealthcare PR specialist ReviveHealth has acquired Interval, a 19-year-old, digital-savvy healthcare marketing firm based in Minneapolis.
Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Nov. 12, 2014
New Mexico Health Exchange PR Goes to Garrity
By Kevin McCauley
nmhixGarrity Group PR is part of a team to notch the $6.1M marketing outreach program for the New Mexico Heath Exchange.
Category: Healthcare PR
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014
National Cancer Institute to Review PR
By Greg Hazley
nciThe National Cancer Institute plans to review its multimillion-dollar PR account handled by Ogilvy PR for the past five years.
Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014
APCO's Stow Heads to PhRMA
By Greg Hazley
tina stowTina Stow, an APCO Worldwide VP who has specialized in PR counsel for clients implementing the Affordable Care Act, is moving to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America as VP of communications next week.
Category: Healthcare PR
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014
Ruder Finn SVP Dies at 36
By Greg Hazley
kevin silvermanKevin Silverman, senior VP and director of healthcare innovation at Ruder Finn, died suddenly on Oct. 20. He was 36.
Category: Healthcare PR
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014
Are Healthcare PR Pros Patient-Centric Enough?
By Peter Matheson Gay
peter gayHeathcare communicators need to make necessary changes to bridge the gap between pharma and increasingly proactive patients seeking information about disease and treatment.
Category: Healthcare PR
Wed., Oct. 15, 2014
Improving Healthcare Literacy Among Consumers
By Michal Regunberg
O'Dwyer's Healthcare & Medical PR MagazineHealthcare already has a captive audience. The real challenge lies in figuring out how to talk to consumers in ways that keep them engaged and involved.
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