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Med Ad News honored the leading agencies/networks and creative work in the healthcare communications arena on April 22 via the virtual Manny Awards. For the 32nd edition of the event, Manny Awards were virtually presented to healthcare agencies and networks achieving excellence across 29 categories. The 2021 Virtual Manny Awards can be viewed on demand for free at https://portal.xyvid.com/mannyawards2021

Celebrated virtually this year, the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association’s (HBA) Woman of the Year event was able to welcome an infinite amount of ticket holders to the industry awards gala. And more than 7,000 registrants from 21 countries took advantage of the opportunity making this celebration a milestone – the largest ever for the annual event.

Leading pharmaceutical business and marketing publication Med Ad News announces the nominees for the 32nd Annual Manny Awards, recognizing the best in healthcare advertising and communications. The 2021 Manny Awards ceremony will be held virtually on Thursday, April 22. Klick Health CEO Lori Grant is being honored as the 2021 Industry Person of the Year. 

Ogilvy Health’s Andrew Thorn, EVP, Head of Planning, looks toward what the post-pandemic world will look like.

Sapphire Biotech Chief Clinical Officer Douglas F. Lake, PhD, analyzes neutralizing antibodies in the framework of COVID-19 vaccines.

ExplORer Surgical CEO Jennifer Fried discusses the evolving need for AI and AR technology in the healthcare industry as a whole and the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on the medical device industry.

PRECISIONvalue SVP Maureen Hennessey and PRECISIONeffect AVP Pam Caputo discuss
the flood of digital disinformation and how health care advocates, SDOH volunteers and professionals can help flatten the curve of what the World Health Organization has called an “infodemic.”

In order to support both quality care and healthy business performance, health systems must not only rise to the current challenge – but also implement recovery strategies which allow them to seamlessly adapt to dynamic conditions going forward – according to O’Mally Monahan, MPH, Sr. Director, Patient Assistance Services, McKesson RxO.

Patientco CEO Bird Blitch discusses pandemic topics including ways in which COVID-19 unveiled the inefficiencies and patient frustrations of the U.S. healthcare system and healthcare providers who were lagging in digital transformation efforts.