For years digital health platforms have been integral in helping navigate viral outbreaks such as HIV, COVID-19, and monkeypox. Ramin Bastani, CEO of Healthvana – a platform that delivers test results and records (the company just surpassed 50 million records delivered) to get patients on the right track to receive treatment – talks about how such digital health solutions are improving the response to disease outbreaks.

GlaxoSmithKline, GSK

The company had said this month that Blenrep failed the main goal of a key study designed to show it was better than an existing treatment on the market, stoking fears that regulatory approval could be rescinded by the FDA.

HBA 2022

With reproductive rights under attack and professional and personal challenges escalated as a result of the pandemic, women have been collectively called on to lead with not just authenticity, but also with compassion, kindness, and empathy. “In times of crisis, women take center stage. We are the peace makers, the solution seekers, the voice amplifiers,” said HBA interim CEO Wendy White at the 2022 HBA Annual Conference.

Havas Group

The acquisition fosters continued expansion of the network’s APAC presence.

Mc Can Health NY

IPG Health taps AREA 23 leadership for expanded responsibilities. The move sees AREA 23 leaders, Renee Mellas and Tim Hawkey, add McCann Health New York to their responsibilities as Group President and Chief Creative Officer, respectively.

Jon Bigelow, Coalition for Healthcare Communication

A frenzied lame-duck session and a showdown over federal spending are in prospect as Washington prepares for the 118th Congress. What will this mean for healthcare policy?


Healthcare marketing leader Lasso powers a unique endemic HCP campaign, reaching 70% more providers than the benchmark and fueling 30% lift in new prescription activity.

Fingerpaint Group

Fingerpaint Group announced the rebranding of its market access solution, formerly known as 1798, to Fingerpaint Market Access, a highly integrated end-to-end consultancy offering strategy development through creative execution. The move reflects Fingerpaint Group’s commitment to innovate its capabilities as clients’ needs evolve.

CMi Media Group

In addition to the dedicated video practice, the company has launched a Video Center of Excellence that will guide all its cross-functional teams with expertise and knowledge to strategically incorporate targeted video offerings into their clients’ brand plans and campaigns. Designed to be a resource and destination for all things video, the CoE will serve internal agency teams, clients, and partners alike as subject matter experts in providing guidance, thought leadership, and standardization of video media strategies and tactical practices to promote innovation.

LGBTQ healthcare

Why your “commitment to listening” is not enough for communities facing public health emergencies.