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Rising Leaders Conference Set for Nov. 18-19: Reserve Your Place Today!

Rising Leaders Conference Set for Nov. 18-19: Reserve Your Place Today!

March 12, 2020 —[Note: Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the Conference has been rescheduled from May.] Healthcare was already the top issue for voters—and the coronavirus pandemic only intensifies the focus heading into a hotly-contested election. Both parties want to “do something” about the cost of healthcare and especially drug prices, and what happens when […]

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CHC Endorses “Time to Vote” Initiative

CHC Endorses “Time to Vote” Initiative

Feb. 24, 2020 – As the country prepares for a national election on Nov. 3, the Coalition for Healthcare Communication is endorsing the nonpartisan “Time to Vote” initiative developed by a coalition of U.S. companies that seeks to ensure that all employees have a work schedule that allows them to vote in elections. “Politics is […]

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CHC’s John Kamp Inducted into Medical Advertising Hall of Fame

CHC’s John Kamp Inducted into Medical Advertising Hall of Fame

Feb. 11, 2020 – John Kamp, who served for 16 years as the executive director of the Coalition for Healthcare Communication, last week was inducted into the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame (MAHF) and given the MAHF’s 2020 Service to Industry Award. “John is a wise, shrewd, and articulate defender of the First Amendment right […]

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Jay Carter Named Chair of Coalition for Healthcare Communication Executive Committee

Jay Carter Named Chair of Coalition for Healthcare Communication Executive Committee

Jan. 13, 2020 — Jay Carter, RPh, has been elected Chair of the Executive Committee of the Coalition for Healthcare Communication for 2020-2021. He succeeds Karsten Risch, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., who served in 2018-2019. “We are in an election year where our industry will be continuously scrutinized and criticized,” said Carter. “Business as usual. I’m […]

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Keeping Up with Washington Policy Is Key to Successful Career, Rising Leaders Panelists Say

Keeping Up with Washington Policy Is Key to Successful Career, Rising Leaders Panelists Say

Sept. 2, 2019 – Although healthcare marketing communicators and publishers are busy professionals with a lot on their plates, staying on top of healthcare policy developments in Washington, D.C., can both enhance and further their careers, according to panelists speaking at the recent Coalition for Healthcare Communication Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy. “Every time […]

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Coalition Endorses Joint Position Statement Warning about Predatory Publishing

Coalition Endorses Joint Position Statement Warning about Predatory Publishing

Aug. 12, 2019 — The Coalition for Healthcare Communication (CHC) endorses the new “Joint Position Statement on Predatory Publishing,” prepared by the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), European Medical Writers Association (EMWA), and International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), published on July 29 in Current Medical Research and Opinion. The Joint Position Statement states […]

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Kay Holcombe joins Rising Leaders Conference Faculty, Jim Davidson to Keynote

Kay Holcombe joins Rising Leaders Conference Faculty, Jim Davidson to Keynote

May 16, 2019 — Exactly how do laws get crafted or regulations finalized in Washington in the year 2019? Kay Holcombe—who has been an FDA official, a key staffer in both the Senate and the House, and Senior VP of BIO—will share her informed perspective on “how the sausage gets made” at this year’s Rising Leaders […]

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Sharon Callahan: The Coalition Is “Our Voice in Washington”

Sharon Callahan: The Coalition Is “Our Voice in Washington”

May 16, 2019 – In a May 15 podcast interview with Medical Marketing & Media’s (MM&M’s) Senior Editor Larry Dobrow, Sharon Callahan, CEO, TBWA\WorldHealth; chief client officer, Omnicom Health Group, spoke about her many years as a member and the former chair – and first woman chair – of the Coalition for Healthcare Communication’s executive […]

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FDA After Gottlieb: Nancy Myers Added to Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy

FDA After Gottlieb: Nancy Myers Added to Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy

April 23, 2019 — Will new FDA leadership drive to continue Dr. Gottlieb’s initiatives? Will they have the clout within the FDA, HHS, and Congress to do so? How will this affect health marketing and communications? Nancy Bradish Myers, president of Catalyst Healthcare Consulting and former president of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA, will […]

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Coalition to CMS: Reprints, Medical Texts Are Not Sunshine Act Transfers of Value

Coalition to CMS: Reprints, Medical Texts Are Not Sunshine Act Transfers of Value

Nov. 12, 2018 — As part of the Trump administration’s deregulatory approach, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened a period for comments on one aspect of the Sunshine Act—specifically, the reporting requirements for distribution of educational materials to physicians by industry. In its response to CMS, the Coalition for Healthcare Communication […]

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