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Solomon McCown Lamplighter
At The New England Society for Healthcare Communications’ (NESHCo) 27th Annual Lamplighter Awards, Solomon McCown was honored to receive nine Lamplighter Awards at the ceremony – a new record for our agency – receiving four Gold awards, three Silvers and two Awards for Excellence for our work with a number of clients over the last...
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Massachusetts Statehouse Health Care policy
Since President Donald Trump’s January 20th inauguration, the strengths and weaknesses of our healthcare system have taken center stage in both the federal and state political narrative. This week, Massachusetts transitioned from policy debate into legislative enactment as House members took action to slow the incredible growth in enrollment of state residents in MassHealth. The...
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Trips to the hospital or doctor’s office are no longer the only ways to receive medical care these days. Patients – elderly, millennial and everyone in between – prefer convenience, easy access and short wait times for an appointment. The healthcare industry is listening. Last week, Atrius Health President and CEO Dr. Steven Strongwater joined...
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The BEAT: A video series featuring an intimate conversation with innovators on what drives them and how they meet challenges. This month’s installment features Dr. Steven Strongwater, President and CEO of Atrius Health, who shares his thoughts on how to tackle one of the biggest issues in healthcare today. Click above to watch. Enjoy! 0SHARESFacebookTwitterGooglePinterestLinkedinStumbleupon
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From left: David Martin, Mass Health Council Executive Director; Mike Sroczynski, Mass Health Council President and VP of Government Advocacy at the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association; Helene Solomon, CEO, Solomon McCown & Company and Jim Roosevelt, former CEO of Tufts Health Plan on stage at the 96th Mass Health Council Gala. (Photo by Dan Busler Photography) Five hundred members...
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This week, millions gathered in solidarity with the victims, families and L.G.B.T. community affected by Sunday’s horrific attack of terror and hate at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Rallies were held from City Hall Plaza in Boston, to New York’s historic Stonewall Inn and in major cities across the country and world. As media...
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The Zika epidemic is a tragedy. It is a shockingly resilient disease, alarming researchers each time they discover more about it. The disease has been a thorn in the side of public health institutes like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) as the medical community is still...
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You can use your phone for everything from making travel reservations to managing your finances. Why shouldn’t this technology be used to manage your healthcare? While the healthcare industry is notoriously slow with adapting to trends, one that is gaining traction is telemedicine. If you’re unfamiliar with telemedicine, it’s essentially what it sounds like –...
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This week has been a busy week in women’s health; it started with a new panel urging doctors to screen for depression in expectant mothers during and after pregnancy, which is a huge step for recognizing and treating maternal mental illness. And then Wednesday, the CDC posted a simple press release and infographic on alcohol...
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The world of healthcare PR can be more complex than many other areas of focus due to HIPAA laws, policy change and medical crisis situations. News updates can happen hourly as different issues arise, so sorting through information can be a bit overwhelming at times. Thankfully, some of the top healthcare outlets provide daily newsletter...
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