February 4th 2023
Healthcare Daily
 

Eyedrop recall. The manufacturer of EzriCare-branded eyedrops has issued a voluntary recall of the product. The EzriCare eyedrops have been linked to at least 55 cases of bacterial infection in 12 states, according to NBC News. 

The Biden administration launched new cancer initiatives on Thursday. On the anniversary of the revived “Cancer Moonshot,” an effort to cut the cancer death rate in half over the next quarter-century, the new initiatives include funding and a national accelerator called “CancerX.”

Structure, a biotech startup, has raised $161 million via an IPOIt’s one of the biotechnology sector’s first initial public offerings of the year.

The PRWeek US Awards will be held in New York City on March 16. Buy your tickets today.

The inaugural PRWeek Crisis Comms Conference is scheduled for April 12-13 in Washington, DC.

PRWeek's Healthcare + Conference Awards will be held on May 24.

The PRWeek Agency Business Report 2023 is now open for submissions.

 
 
 
Weekly roundup
 
ConnectRN tells nurses ‘don’t quit’
ConnectRN tells nurses ‘don’t quit’
 
The push highlights tough working conditions that have gotten worse.
 
Ahead of Black History Month, Genentech focuses next installment of #MSVisibility on barriers to care for Black patients
Ahead of Black History Month, Genentech focuses next installment of #MSVisibility on barriers to care for Black patients
 
Jennifer Kim, VP and head of neuroimmunology at Genentech Marketing, talks about the expectations for Breaking Barriers.
 
Comms after tragedy: Inside Sandy Hook Promise’s mass shooting rapid response protocols
Comms after tragedy: Inside Sandy Hook Promise’s mass shooting rapid response protocols
 
Associate VP of comms Aimee Thunberg details strategy from the moment of the tragedy to three days later.
 
Q&A: Healthcare content producer Jon Cody
Q&A: Healthcare content producer Jon Cody
 
One of Cody’s latest projects is a docuseries, “A Life Worth Running,” about Peter Kirk, an acute myeloid leukemia survivor and CEO of Sermo.
 
FTI survey: Healthcare execs bullish on own companies, cautious about economy
FTI survey: Healthcare execs bullish on own companies, cautious about economy
 
FTI surveyed 250 leaders from healthcare and life-sciences companies in November.
 
With pandemic lessons in mind, CDC sets out to execute its internal revamp
With pandemic lessons in mind, CDC sets out to execute its internal revamp
 
The CDC plans to establish an Office of Public Health Data to improve its data reporting for future pandemics.
 
Following adcomm meeting, FDA aims to ‘simplify’ vaccination with tweaks to long-term COVID-19 strategy
Following adcomm meeting, FDA aims to ‘simplify’ vaccination with tweaks to long-term COVID-19 strategy
 
The FDA has recognized it needs to make its vaccination messaging simple and clear moving forward.
 
 
 
Health Influencer 30
 
Health Influencer 30: Class of 2022
Health Influencer 30: Class of 2022
 
PRWeek highlights the comms execs who are instrumental in helping shape the healthcare sphere.
 
 
Healthcare Conference + Awards
 
PRWeek launches Healthcare Conference + Awards 2023
PRWeek launches Healthcare Conference + Awards 2023
 
Finalists will be announced in mid-March and the awards ceremony takes place in New York City in May, 2023.
 
 
 
 

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