DHCX 2012 was an enormous success! More than 200 registered participants heard world-class speakers present brilliant insights and science and also offered profound inspiration for our work. We also enjoyed world-class facilities, food, and fun with great entertainment to compliment our learning. Plans are already underway for DHCX 2013 and registration, hotel reservations, and the [...]
I have been honored to serve five years in the federal government at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as Director of the National Center for Health Marketing. We accomplished a great deal with limited resources in a short period of time. I am proud to observe that many other federal agencies and non-governmental [...]
I hope many of the readers of this blog were able to attend the National Conference for Health Communication, Marketing and Media, held in Atlanta a few weeks ago. This was our third conference, which brought together more than 1,000 professionals in health and risk communication, social marketing, ehealth, media relations, new media, and many [...]
The most important platform in the world for collecting and delivering targeted and tailored health information during the first half of the 21st Century will be mobile phones. Mobile phones and integrated wireless devices will revolutionize the practice of public health and touch billions of lives around the world.
This is an exciting time to be working in health communication, marketing, and media. While each of these areas has roots in distinct disciplines, what brings us together is our shared belief that customers (however defined) matter most, information is powerful, and protecting and promoting people’s health is a noble cause worth fighting for.
Congratulations and thanks are due to Dimitry Kruglyak from the Medical Blog Network (http://www.healthvoices.com/), who organized and recently hosted the first Healthcare Blogging Summit in Washington, DC as part of Consumer Health World. I was honored to speak at the Summit and share the dais with many accomplished innovators and leaders in the world of [...]
It was great seeing old colleagues and meeting new innovators in Toronto recently at the 11th World Congress on Internet in Medicine (MedNet) (http://www.mednetcongress.org/). I had the honor of delivering the keynote address at the conference ( 12 pages/1.72 MB) and today’s blog will offer a brief synopsis of my remarks.