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Health Equity Strategy: Social Determinants of Health Take Center Stage

by Paula DeGangi| December 9, 2021

A fresh look at why organizations should shape their health equity strategy and tell their health equity story. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people across the country were forced to think more deeply about their own health, the health of their communities, and the systems intended to keep them healthy. This […]

The Uncomfortable Truth About Implicit Bias in Pediatric Care

The Uncomfortable Truth About Implicit Bias in Pediatric Care

by Anya Kotova| September 30, 2021

Providing the best care for the greatest number of people means confronting biases we don’t even know we have With the number of children hospitalized with COVID growing rapidly, it is important to confront the uncomfortable truth about implicit bias in pediatric emergency settings. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a major wake-up call about racial […]

Sports Marketing Lessons from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Sports Marketing Lessons from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

by Elisabeth McClure| August 17, 2021

Despite public concerns and skepticism in the lead up to Tokyo 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Olympic Games successfully concluded earlier this week in front of a nearly empty stadium. Typically a celebration of sport and culture attracting millions of fans from around the world, this year’s Games were postponed by a year, held […]

Retail and Health Merge as Consumers Seek a One-Stop Shop

Retail and Health Merge as Consumers Seek a One-Stop Shop

by Kathleen Linder and Clark Hare| July 29, 2021

The intersection of retail and health is booming, as the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a clear demand for retailers to serve as one-stop-shops for essentials including food, household supplies and health needs. The Philips (client) Future Health Index 2021 Report surveyed nearly 3,000 healthcare leaders across 14 countries and found that healthcare leaders expect an average […]

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What Does Healthcare’s Future Look Like Post-COVID-19?

by Anya Kotova| April 28, 2021

To predict the future of healthcare in the U.S., let’s start with its past. The modern centralized healthcare system arguably originated following the 1918 influenza pandemic, which changed the way healthcare was provided around the world. The crowd-driven nature of influenza forced us to rethink the way we cared for people. It moved us away […]

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Four World Health Day Communication Tips for Healthy Communities

by Madden McDonagh| April 7, 2021

Today is World Health Day, a moment to reflect on what it means to achieve our best health—not just personal health, or an individual motivation for wellness, but also community health, the wellness and prosperity of our neighbors. This past year, many of us have done our part to stay healthy by wearing masks and […]