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Capitol Hill Pro MacDonald Joins FTI's Health Unit

Tue, Sep. 18, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Charlene MacDonaldCharlene MacDonald, a Capitol Hill veteran who was senior policy advisor to House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, has joined FTI Consulting in DC as managing director in its strategic communications unit.

JPA Unveils Healthcare Monitoring Tool

Thu, Sep. 13, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

JPAJPA Health Communications has debuted a first-of-its-kind proprietary tool that can help companies better navigate today’s complex health audiences.

Health Unlimited Bolsters Creative Firepower

Fri, Aug. 31, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Jon WatsonHealth Unlimited has added advertising veteran Jon Watson, a veteran of Ogilvy Healthworld and Publicis Lifebrands, to its lineup as executive creative director.

Huntsworth Acquires Giant Creative for $72M

Tue, Jul. 17, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Paul TaaffeBritain's Huntsworth today announced the acquisition of a 90.2 percent stake in Giant Creative Holdings healthcare marketing communications from Shamrock Capital Growth Fund for $72.2M in cash.

Martin Joins ‘Canada’s Cannabis Company’

Thu, Jun. 14, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Jessica MartinInvictus MD Strategies Corp., which bills itself as “Canada’s Cannabis Company,” has hired Jessica Martin as VP-PR and regulatory affairs.

FTI’s Holroyde Shifts to Bupa

Wed, Jun. 13, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

BupaFiona Holroyde, who headed FTI Consulting’s public affairs practice in London is leaving to join Bupa, the $16B global healthcare insurer, as its PA director.

APCO Got Sunshine

Tue, Jun. 5, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Jennifer SunshineAPCO Worldwide had hired Booz Allen Hamilton healthcare consultant Jennifer Sunshine as a director in DC.

Healthcare PR Thrives Amid Historic Disruption

Fri, May 25, 2018

By Jon Gingerich

Healthcare PR execsShifts in the policy and technological landscapes have ushered in big changes and bigger challenges for communicators working in today’s healthcare sector.

Healthcare Costs Zoom, Hitting PR Firms, Companies

Mon, May 21, 2018

By O'Dwyer's Editorial Staff

Betsy McCaugheySince 20 million Americans opted not to take either Obamacare or private plans, the cost of the private plans in 2018 will be nearly triple the rates of 2013.

ADM's McBean Joins Astellas

Fri, Apr. 27, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

ColinMcBeanArcher Daniels Midland's Colin McBean has been hired by Japanese pharmaceuticals house Astellas as senior director of product and brand communications, a new post.

Finsbury Works Takeda's Sweetened Bid for Shire

Tue, Apr. 24, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

TakedaFinsbury is handling Takeda Pharmaceuticals' fifth bid for rare drug specialist Shire PLC of Dublin. It would be the biggest takeover of a western company by a Japanese firm.

KYNE Invests in Medit

Tue, Apr. 24, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Julie O'DonnellKYNE, specialty healthcare communications firm, has taken an investment stake in Medit, an artificial intelligence based medical education platform.

Edelman Health Founder Turett Joins APCO

Tue, Apr. 10, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Nancy TurettNancy Turett, who founded and led Edelman Global Health and its Health Barometer, has joined APCO in New York as executive director.

Gillespie Moves into WCG President Post

Tue, Apr. 10, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Angela GillespieAngela Gillespie, who returned to W2O two years ago as healthcare practice leader & chief strategy officer, has been named president of its W2O wcg unit. She reports to Jennifer Gottlieb, W2O president.

B-M Recruits Lee for No. 2 Health Slot

Tue, Jan. 30, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Avril LeeBurson-Marsteller has named Avril Lee deputy global healthcare practice chair. Stationed in London, the former managing director of MSL Group's UK & EMEA health unit, will join the WPP unit Feb. 19.

APCO Enrolls ObamaCare Pro Manchester

Mon, Jan. 22, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Brittany ManchesterBrittney Manchester, who handled media outreach for signing up people for ObamaCare, has joined APCO Worldwide as senior associate director of its healthcare practice. (1 reader comment)