The hospital system, which runs facilities in 24 states, is bringing together all of its locations under the Ascension brand.
Vice President Joe Biden spoke Monday about the initiative and touted its successes so far.
Sessions with prominent journalists are also on the agenda.
The NFL is putting another $100 million into concussion safety.
Allen previously worked at Shift Communications for 13 years, starting as an account manager in 2003.
Brown has worked at Lagrant Communications for more than two decades.
Pure Communications CEO Andrea Johnston will lead the combined agency.
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Proponents of the Affordable Care Act have failed to get the message across that the current spike in chronic care provision and high costs will not last forever.
Mylan is being slammed on social media by people unable to afford the lifesaving drug and Sarah Jessica Parker, who had worked with Mylan on an awareness campaign, cut ties with the company on Thursday.
Squadless takes a money-centric approach to preventing teen smoking, gets custom Twitter emoji.
The goal of the MENtion It campaign is to get men discussing their health and taking preventative steps earlier in life.
Most healthcare agency executives say the recent headline-making examples of sexism and misogyny are few and far between, yet they agree that the less obvious issues, like the role of unconscious bias in the workplace, have not yet been solved.
Scott Hirsch, formerly of Citadel Investment Group, will take on the role as SVP of business strategy and communications.
Heine officially starts in the role on August 22. He will report to Kelli Parsons, New York Life's chief communications and marketing officer.
Condom maker Durex has joined forces with the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) to launch global campaign #DontShareZika.
Hackers accessed 3.7 million records from locations in four states.
As a slew of health insurers retreat from state exchanges, Affordable Care Act stakeholders face a communications challenge to reinforce the need for sustainable and preventive care in a system that should become less expensive as illnesses are better managed.
Brands and Olympic organizations are taking their cues from health officials when talking about the Zika virus. That's exactly what they should be doing, say experts.
Public health officials are learning more about Zika every day and working feverishly to develop a vaccine. In the meantime, they're targeting preventative communications at pregnant women.
Concussions will be back in the media spotlight when the Will Smith film hits theaters on Christmas Day, but that doesn't mean the NFL's business model faces long-term risk.
Contrary to popular belief, Addyi is not the female Viagra. That's the message drug-maker Sprout must get across to doctors and patients in the coming weeks.