Leadership teams from the 2020 Manny Award winners and finalists participated in a Q&A forum to offer their analysis on a variety of healthcare industry themes and trends.

For healthcare communications agencies, the killing of George Floyd gave even greater impetus to their already existing diversity, equity and inclusion programs, as managers reached inward to assess themselves and outward to meet the needs of employees of color and the overall organization.

Heartbeat has ramped up the healthcare communications agency’s diversity and inclusion efforts in a few different arenas: hiring and talent development, internal support groups, and agency communications.

Amy Gómez, Klick Health

Klick Health’s Amy Gómez, Ph.D., senior VP, Diversity Strategy, talked to Med Ad News about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts at the agency.

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association detailed its programs in diversity, equity and inclusion, and described how the HBA’s members have been able to use the organization’s programs at their own companies.

McCann Health executives shared their thoughts with Med Ad News about the diversity, equality, and inclusion measures taken at the network.

For the thirteenth year, Med Ad News chose new Pharmaceutical Marketing Ventures to Watch that could change the way pharmaceutical products are marketed and sold.

The staying power of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic was evident in results of FAIR Health’s Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker.

Jon Bigelow, Thayer Pond Solutions

2020 has been a year like no other, an election campaign like no other, and now a Presidential transition like no other. Here is a glimpse at President-elect Biden’s likely healthcare priorities for 2021.

Instead of counting on critics to fail, let’s consider how pharma and biotech can preempt their attacks by becoming even more proactive and successful in addressing unmet healthcare needs. We can do this by building on the can-do, cooperative attitude we demonstrated virtually from the outset of the pandemic.