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WPP Partners with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Mon, Apr. 8, 2019

By David Bowen

David BowenWPP Health has partnered with with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to use communications to change behaviors regarding public health issues. David Bowen, WPP Health policy/PA chief, says the venture will test whether two dissimilar healthcare organizations can work together successfully to create sustainable benefits for both sides.

W2O’s Svensen Shifts to Lippe Taylor

Wed, Mar. 13, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Megan SvensenMegan Svensen, who did a seven-year stint as managing director at W2O Group, has joined Lippe Taylor as executive VP-healthcare as the New York firm expands its biopharmaceutical and medical device businesses.

What's Next for the FDA?

Tue, Mar. 12, 2019

By David Bowen

David BowenDeparting FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb adopted sound policies in a range of matters ranging from e-cigarettes to opioids to real world evidence. What's next for the FDA? (1 reader comment)

Democratization of Healthcare

Wed, Mar. 6, 2019

By David Bowen

David BowenWhen revolutions happen slowly, it’s easy to miss just how revolutionary they are. One such revolution is the democratization of healthcare that has occurred within living memory.

Ketchum's Jones Joins Finn's Health Unit

Tue, Mar. 5, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Tom JonesTom Jones, who headed Ketchum's North American health practice, has joined independent shop Finn Partners as head of the health & wellness practice.

Finn Taps J&J Alum as Medical Advisor

Thu, Feb. 28, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Joe HulihanFinn Partners has named Joe Hulihan, MD,  who had headed Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Neuroscience medical affairs team, for the medical advisor slot.

Diffusion Focuses Felix Gray's PR

Tue, Dec. 18, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Felix GrayDiffusion focuses Felix Gray's PR as D-T-C eyewear brand seeks to hike awareness of dangers to exposure to blue light emitted from computer screens, smartphones.

Americans Hunger for Healthcare Info

Tue, Nov. 13, 2018

By Steve Barnes

WeberThe appetite for healthcare information among American consumers continues to rise, according to a new study from Weber Shandwick and KRC Research, but their trust in the information they receive is not keeping pace. (1 reader comment)

Generation Gaps

Wed, Oct. 31, 2018

By Liam Collopy

Liam CollopyTo reach Baby Boomers, healthcare organizations need to promote an active lifestyle and pay closer attention to local media.

Healthcare, Today and Tomorrow

Tue, Oct. 30, 2018

By Sally Bain

Sally BainA reflection on this year’s healthcare media landscape, and some thoughts on where it’s going in 2019. (1 reader comment)


Social Media’s Eroding Trust Hits Healthcare Companies

Fri, Oct. 26, 2018

By Chris Iafolla

Chris IafollaThe pharmaceutical and biotech world has a reputation problem, and the practice of using social media to engender trust among stakeholders has been beset by its own recent challenges, as those social channels too have now fallen under public scrutiny.

Healthcare’s Challenger Brands

Tue, Oct. 23, 2018

By Amy Fisher

Amy FisherWhy brands in the medical device world require a different approach to marketing. (1 reader comment)

Digital Turns the Tables on Influence

Mon, Oct. 22, 2018

By Gil Bashe, Kristie Kuhl and John Bianchi

Gil Bashe, Kristie Kuhl and John BianchiCommunication pros must educate their clients on how digital media has democratized the healthcare landscape and has changed the ways in which consumers are now engaging with health information.

Why Great ‘Hospital Marketing’ is Just Great Marketing

Thu, Oct. 18, 2018

By Chris Bevolo

Chris BevoloMarketers play a critical role in helping hospitals and health systems achieve their business objectives, and are finally being leveraged more thoroughly, allowing access for these organizations to interact with the communities they serve. (1 reader comment)

Is DC Witnessing A Return to Normalcy for HealthCare?

Thu, Oct. 18, 2018

By William Pierce and Jennifer Sunshine

Pierce CunshineWashington may look as dysfunctional as ever, but new leaders with savvy PR skills may help return healthcare to a more "regular order." (1 reader comment)