The Importance of Community Relations in Healthcare

By Liza Batallones When you think of healthcare groups or pharmaceutical companies, maybe a doctor’s face pops into your head or that clever commercial with the unique-sounding drug name comes to mind. I know I can visualize almost every one of those commercials! You probably don’t think about sponsored support groups, school educational campaigns or recruiting efforts…but these are all…
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6 lessons from industry-leading Latino voices in PR

Note: This is a reposted blog by Kristen Dunleavy from Muck Rack. For the original blog, please visit here.  Understand the complexities of Hispanic communities To kickstart the webinar, host Sonia Diaz, president of Zaid PR and president of the Hispanic Public Relations Association, shared an alarming statistic: while Latinos make up 20% of the population, they only account for 13%…
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Replacing AI with EI (Emotional Intelligence)

By Makenzi Jordan Rodriguez  Empathy is a distinctly human trait. Whether we love or hate it, artificial intelligence (AI) has undoubtedly reshaped how we live, work and interact. From iPhones to self-driving cars, we have adapted our lives around technology, and most recently, AI. Despite AI’s robust capabilities, there is one crucial aspect that it will never be able to…
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The Power of Emotional Marketing in Healthcare Communications

By Brianne Murphy Miller The best marketing programs go beyond educating the public on who you are and what you do; they resonate with the public, bringing out an emotional response that lasts. The healthcare industry is inherently emotional, as powerful situations and life-changing moments happen every day. Combining the rational side of healthcare with emotional marketing allows you to…
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Healthcare PR: Not for the Faint at Heart 

By Brianne Murphy Miller, Senior Counselor  LANDIS has worked with healthcare and health-adjacent clients – such as Centre for Neuro Skills, Amgen, Altais, UCSF, Sutter Health, Global Alzheimer’s Platform, Merck, the Brain Health Registry, Johnson and Johnson and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford – for decades. We’ve lived through Dr. Google, a pandemic and health insurance meltdowns. “Health” is a broad term that seems to include…
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10 Tips for Moving Into the Next Phase of Healthcare Communications

Note: This article originally ran on O’Dwyer’s PR News‘ website. By Brianne Miller, LCI According to ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus, “the only thing that is constant is change.” That was true in 500 B.C., and it’s a critical guiding principle today. The COVID-19 pandemic irrevocably changed the worldwide healthcare industry. Healthcare communications changed along with it, but no one could…
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Three Tips to Run a Successful Healthcare PR Campaign

By David Cumpston, Senior Director Healthcare PR has changed over the years, there are now multiple factors to take into consideration to run a successful healthcare PR campaign. From the importance of following HIPAA regulations to staying on top of ever-changing medical information (particularly during the current COVID-19 pandemic), one must think critically when devising an effective campaign for healthcare…
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During a Global Pandemic, Healthcare PR Takes Center Stage

By Brianne Miller, Senior Counselor LCI has been working with healthcare and health-adjacent clients – such as UCSF, Sutter Health, Global Alzheimer’s Platform, Merck, the Brain Health Registry, Johnson and Johnson and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford – for decades. In the age of COVID-19, all the world is looking to experts, government officials, their local family doctor and maybe…
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