Eighty PR agencies handling healthcare accounts in 2010 reported revenue for the O'Dwyer's rankings, led by strong performances from firms like GYMR (up 33% to $6.8), Cooney/Waters Group (up nearly 15% to $14.1M), Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock (up 44% to $3.3M), and Revive PR, which rocketed from No. 39 last year to No. 15, up 342% to $3.75M.

Top 15 are listed below. Click for full healthcare rankings.

Healthcare Public Relations Firms & Agencies
Net Fees
1.Edelman, New York [listing] $113,202,498
2.Ruder Finn, New York [listing]38,000,000
3.WCG, San Francisco35,700,000
4.APCO Worldwide, Wash., D.C. [listing] 22,680,000
5.Cooney/Waters Group, New York [listing] 14,088,673
6.Schwartz Communications, Waltham, MA [listing]10,336,424
7.GYMR, Wash., D.C. [listing]6,758,162
8.Waggener Edstrom, Bellevue, WA6,714,600
9.Spectrum, Wash., D.C. [listing]5,390,000
10.Makovsky & Co., New York [listing]4,400,000
11.Capstrat, Raleigh4,000,000
12.Communications Strategies, Madison, NJ [listing] 3,948,888
13.Hager Sharp, Wash., D.C. [listing] 3,927,332
14MCS Healthcare PR, Bedminster, NJ [listing]3,874,213
15.Revive Public Relations, Santa Barbara, CA [listing]3,750,000