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HHS Awards Nearly $42M to Expand Health IT

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nearly $42 million in funding to 49 Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs). HCCNs work together to improve access to and quality of care, as well as leverage health information technology to cut costs and improve care coordination. The funding came through the Health Resources and […]

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PhRMA Launches New TV Ad Under Let’s Talk About Cost Campaign

In early June, PhRMA released its first-ever television ad as part of its Let’s Talk About Cost campaign, which has previously released print, digital, and radio ads. The ad aims to “reaffirm our commitment and generate more conversation about solutions to the challenges patients face affording their medicines.” With heightened discussion in recent times surrounding […]

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Price Disclosure in Ads

Earlier this month, US District Judge Amit Mehta ruled that the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) “lacked authority from the US Congress to compel drug manufacturers to disclose list prices,” as per reports. In mid-June, Merck & Co., Eli Lilly & Co, and Amgen, along with the Association of National Advertisers, filed a lawsuit on […]

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PatientPoint, AMA Collaborate to Address Top Chronic Diseases

Announced on Diabetes Alert Day, March 26th, PatientPoint and the American Medical Association (AMA) are developing content to educate patients and their HCPs about the risks of type 2 diabetes as well as cardiovascular disease. The collaboration will utilize PatientPoint’s in-office technology to encourage patients to have an informed conversation about either condition, with the goal of […]

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Inaugural Sharecare Awards Recognized Health & Wellness Excellence

Sharecare recently launched its first-ever Sharecare Awards, honoring standout health and wellness programming and productions. The evening was hosted by Dr. Mehmet Oz, cofounder of Sharecare, and his daughter, Daphne Oz, at the Atlanta History Center. Winners included Pfizer’s “This is Living with Cancer” for the Chronic Conditions category; “Healthy Living Video Shorts” by the […]

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Industry Veteran Dan Chichester Rejoins Ogilvy Health

Dan Chichester has re-joined Ogilvy Health, after a five-year hiatus, as Chief Experience Officer (CXO). In this newly-created role, he will be “responsible for driving forward Ogilvy Health’s innovation, digital strategy, and brand engagement,” the news release stated. Andrew Schirmer, CEO of Ogilvy Health was quoted in the release, stating, “Today, everything in the marketing, communications, […]

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DTC Perspectives Announces 2019 Top 25 Marketers of the Year

DTC Perspectives, the leading forum for direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising thought leaders names its 18th Annual list of the “Top 25 DTC Marketers of the Year.” This year’s class will be honored during a joint ceremony dinner recognizing the 2019 Top 25 DTC Marketers and Hall of Fame class on the evening of April 16 sponsored by PatientPoint, […]

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