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Jon Bigelow Is New CHC Executive Director

Jon Bigelow Is New CHC Executive Director

Sept. 17, 2018 – After 16 years with the Coalition for Healthcare Communication, John Kamp will be stepping down as Executive Director and Jon Bigelow has been named his successor. Kamp will continue his association with the Coalition as Washington Counsel. “Jon is exactly the right person at the right time to take the guiding […]

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Jack Angel to Retire from the CHC

Jack Angel to Retire from the CHC

Aug. 2, 2018 – Roughly 27 years after the Coalition for Healthcare Communication was established, Jack Angel – one of the Coalition’s founding members and the current executive director of the Coalition’s Education Foundation – is retiring on Aug. 17. Angel was the Executive Director of the Coalition from its beginning in 1991 to 2004, […]

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Guest Commentary: Exploring a New Frontier in Healthcare

Guest Commentary: Exploring a New Frontier in Healthcare

June 26, 2018 — By Michael Parenti, Senior Engagement Strategist, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness Real world evidence and data privacy regulations were among the hot topics at the Coalition for Healthcare Communication 2018 Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy. A source of much corporate concern, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) finally went […]

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Data Privacy and Healthcare Communications Are at a Crossroads, Ingis Says

Data Privacy and Healthcare Communications Are at a Crossroads, Ingis Says

June 11, 2018 – In light of recent data breaches and controversies in the news, such as the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica situation, data privacy concerns are front and center in the minds of consumers and regulators, according to Stuart Ingis, Partner, Venable LLP, and Counsel, Digital Advertising Alliance. “It’s a very exciting and interesting time for […]

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4As’ O’Brien: Is Trump Good for the Advertising Business?

4As’ O’Brien: Is Trump Good for the Advertising Business?

June 4, 2018 – The answer to the question of whether or not the presidency of Donald Trump has been good for the advertising business appears to mostly be a “yes,” according to 4As Executive Vice President of Government Relations Dick O’Brien, who spoke in Washington, D.C., at a recent session of the Coalition for […]

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Rawson Shares Short- and Long-term Drug Pricing Fallout at CHC Meeting

Rawson Shares Short- and Long-term Drug Pricing Fallout at CHC Meeting

May 29, 2018 – As the dust settles on the Trump administration’s drug pricing blueprint, the pharmaceutical industry is facing a mixed bag of potential short- and long-term impacts, according to Kate Rawson, Senior Editor, Prevision Policy and The RPM Report. Rawson, who spoke May 23 at the Coalition for Healthcare Communication Rising Leaders Conference […]

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Kamp Commentary: Disclosure of Drug Prices in Ads Not a Done Deal

Kamp Commentary: Disclosure of Drug Prices in Ads Not a Done Deal

By John Kamp, Coalition for Healthcare Communication Executive Director May 16, 2018 — Pharma fared quite well Friday at a White House press briefing outlining ways to reduce drug prices. Indeed, Wall Street responded by increasing the share prices of major drug companies, and even the share prices of payers and insurers, longtime marketing “frenemies.” […]

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Gain Actionable Insights at Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy

Gain Actionable Insights at Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy

May 14, 2018 – Leaders and rising stars in the healthcare communications field – in advertising, marketing, medical communications, journal publishing and digital platforms – will get both information about what is going on in Washington healthcare policy and access to key Washington contacts at the Coalition for Healthcare Communication Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare […]

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Industry Person of the Year Sharon Callahan: Time’s Up Advertising Supports Women, Diversity

Industry Person of the Year Sharon Callahan: Time’s Up Advertising Supports Women, Diversity

April 24, 2018 – When Sharon Callahan, Chief Client Officer, Omnicom, and CEO, TBWA\WorldHealth, was approached by a small group of women in advertising to support the start of a Time’s Up Advertising movement, she didn’t hesitate to sign an open letter putting  industry on notice that sexual harassment is not okay. “There were 14 […]

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What Happens in Washington Doesn’t Stay in Washington

What Happens in Washington Doesn’t Stay in Washington

April 9, 2018 – During a turbulent time in Washington, D.C., healthcare marketers and communication professionals likely have many questions about how the Trump administration’s priorities will impact their industry, how new data privacy regulations that may result from Facebook’s misuse of data will impact their jobs, how a focus on drug pricing could lead […]

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