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Chandler Chicco Agency (CCA) isn’t just looking toward the future – we are defining it. CCA strives to not only meet the PR needs of the healthcare community today but also tomorrow and into the future. We aim to deliver measurable results with award-winning programs that help solve complex health communications challenges and produce strategy-driven solutions.

The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Alas, summer is nearly gone…and it feels like it barely started! Labor Day and the return to school are upon us. And while summer may be swiftly and silently fleeting, issues facing the healthcare industry this fall are LOUD and CLEAR. Expect the a…

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

While American voters may be unexcited by their choices at the voting booth come November, the only other group that they may be equally disappointed with is — well — us. Last week, sentiment about the pharmaceutical industry plummeted to an all-…

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Maybe we’re all a little cranky from the summer heat, but tensions are high and blame was the name of the game last week. We witnessed some of the country’s most prestigious think tanks questioned for not disclosing paid relationships. The Instit…

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Patient Assistance Programs: The Next Issue to put Pharm in the Penalty Box?

The time was 10 AM on the morning of April 18th, 2016, when Michael Pearson, beleaguered CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals, sat down before the US Senate Committee on Aging hearing titled:Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ Business Model: the Repercussions for…

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Better Together: Strengthening Advocacy-Industry Partnerships

Since the fall of 2015, and against a backdrop of harsh media attention to pharmaceutical pricing, patient advocacy groups that form partnerships with pharma companies have received negative coverage in the New York Times, USA Today and other publica…

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Betting is frowned upon in several states, but our writing team is not deterred (our lawyers are getting mildly alarmed as they read this). Yes, folks, we’re placing our bets on what health policy looks like in respective Clinton and Trump presiden…

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