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Hello, it's World Health Day - it's time to build a fairer, healthier world for everyone everywhere (World Health Organization)

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 […]

Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic- A Q&A with Caregiver Action Network CEO John Schall

Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic: A Q&A with the CEO of Caregiver Action Network

by Michelle Baker| March 4, 2021

More than 90 million Americans serve as caregivers to family members or other loved ones with special health needs—often in addition to working full-time jobs and other commitments. While it’s always a difficult situation, the challenges they face today, in the midst of COVID-19, provide an additional burden—and many companies and brands are in a […]

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What COVID-19 Vaccines Mean for Employees and Customers 

by Ketchum| December 11, 2020

The milestone we’ve waited for throughout 2020 has finally arrived. Vaccines to protect against the COVID-19 virus are winning approval, moving through supply chains, and beginning to be administered.  As this process unfolds, there will be many factors companies can’t control, like the local availability of vaccine doses. But what they can control may go a long way toward helping employees and customers through the next […]

The COVID Vaccine and the Case for Responsible Communications

The COVID Vaccine and the Case for Responsible Communications

by Con Franklin| September 22, 2020

The world-renowned Canadian immunologist Professor Sir John Bell has consistently been one of the most informative, illuminating voices in media interviews about the status of research and development toward a mass-scale COVID vaccine. In the face of difficult journalist questions—”Why not sooner?” “Why is it taking so long?”—he has often provided calm, dispassionate explanations around […]

COVID Perception Shift: A Surprising Reputation Halo for Health Insurers

COVID Perception Shift: A Surprising Reputation Halo for Health Insurers

by Kelly Calabria| September 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is demanding swift adaptability from us all – parents and teachers, restaurants and retail, and, of course, all aspects of our health care infrastructure. Some of the most surprising examples of adaptability come from health insurers, who acted quickly to put people first. They waived cost sharing for testing and treatment. They expanded access to telehealth and virtual care. They adapted to care provider needs for payment and protocols, and they gave time, money […]

Predicting Tomorrow’s Public Health Priorities from Today’s Experiences

Predicting Tomorrow’s Public Health Priorities from Today’s Experiences

by Laura Vinci| May 7, 2020

As organizations across the healthcare spectrum look toward life after the curve flattens, the healthcare industry as we know it will be changed forever. As the novel coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in our communities, it’s also beginning to shine a spotlight on existing health disparities that can no longer be ignored. The issues that […]