In his new role at the organization, Burns will spearhead external communications for UnitedHealthcare's Medicare business
Sealed Air consolidates global account under Weber Shandwick; Alibaba's US business-outreach strategy; How to get a media outlet to kill a sensitive story, according to Condoleezza Rice.
Proposals are due by January 20. The work will run through March 2017.
Publicis and Havas pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo; J&J realigns global in-house comms; CES Wednesday wrap-up.
Johnson & Johnson's 400 communications staffers will report to CCO Maggie FitzPatrick going forward, rather than their respective local business unit leaders.
Steven Immergut, who has worked for the FDA since 2012 in public and external affairs roles, has been tapped by Bayer to lead pharmaceutical communications.
A list of the 10 most popular PRWeek.com news stories from 2014, sorted from one to 10 in descending order according to page views.
Global Strategy Group is lending the hospital system a hand with the multimillion-dollar effort.
Robert Schooling, the former president for the Americas at APCO Worldwide, worked at the health insurance giant for one year.
Reporting to MDs Jillian Janaczek and Lisa Talbot, Kuhl and Bergen will focus on client relationships and respiratory product launches.
CooperKatz will engage national and global media outlets and collaborate with Digitas on social media plans.
Companies, organizations, and the federal government are going red for the 26th World AIDS Day to highlight the global health crisis at home and around the world.
Creston, the UK-listed marketing and PR group, has reported a five per cent rise in half-year revenue to £37.3m, with the company buoyed by "good growth" and the addition of several major clients.
UNICEF's goal: demystifying Ebola to audiences around the world.
Susan Thiele, former Hill+Knowlton US healthcare practice leader and director of New York operations, has moved on to inVentiv Health.
Nelson Bostock is being rebranded Nelson Bostock Unlimited as part of a branding initiative encompassing 25 agencies owned by UK and US-based marketing services group Creston.
Samantha Cranko, previously at Chamberlain Healthcare Public Relations, has been tapped to lead Golin's healthcare practice in New York.
White House releases new anti-campus sexual assault PSA; Twitter's mission statement panned; How one brand also tried to #BreakTheInternet.
Monica Mahaffey is serving as acting director of the New York State Department of Health's public affairs group after Bill Schwarz left the role.
Waggener Edstrom has been appointed by baby charity Tommy's to conduct a UK-wide survey of midwives.
During last year's massive Ebola outbreak, public health institutes were ready with a comprehensive communications plan.
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Communications pros tell PRWeek how they are coordinating stakeholder and public-facing communications amid growing concerns about Ebola in the US.
The FDA is closing in on providing prescription drug and medical device companies with a clearer indication of best social media practices.
The spread of Ebola in West Africa has posed comms challenges in the region, where the focus is on containing the outbreak by educating those affected, and in the UK, where reassurance is more the order of the day.