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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: Insurers Named in Opioid “Blame Game”

“Happy Monday” is an oxymoron for many of you, but over here at TWTW headquarters we’re feeling psyched. Our favorite fall TV shows are finally starting back up and we’ve DVRed (yes, it’s a verb people) the Sanders-Klobuchar versus Graham-C…

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The Week That Was: What Happened…To Martin Shkreli

The Week That Was GOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING READERS! We hope you had a restful weekend, because you’re in for a helping heap of The Week That Was. Last week was the equivalent of editorial catnip for our team: Martin Shkreli proved once and for all…

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Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

This edition of Med-Sci Matters includes recent promising findings with type 1 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and human “healthspan”; the cost-benefit battle with a PCSK9 inhibitor; questions about the rigor of FDA accelerated approvals; and –…

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The Week That Was: Opioid Pledges Get Renewed Coverage

TWTW team took some time out of our Monday schedules to pass around a pair of eclipse glasses and soak up the (lack of) sun. We were in good company at New York City’s Highline and across the country. Eclipse watching on Monday incurred a drop in w…

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Like the rest of the nation, The Week That Was is feeling somber following troubling events in the US and abroad. And, we saw American business leaders wade into the political fray. In this week’s installment, we take some time to talk about the si…

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Is This Real Life? The Future of Storytelling

Say goodbye to fact sheets, print ads and celebrity endorsements and PSAs to get your client’s message out into the world. Consumers are looking to connect with one another through firsthand experiences from others just like them. As health care co…

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

There’s an old industry myth that August is a slow news month. Not so much this August. As Pod Save America’s Jon Lovett and Jon Favreau put it so aptly on Monday, August is the time for “No news, until there is horrible news.” Cue some Inter…

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Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Lizzie

In this week’s bumper edition, we discuss the latest CRISPR developments in human embryos and pig organs, a computer chip that can reprogram skin cells, new insights into Parkinson’s Disease, questions about antibiotic treatment guidance and how…

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

It’s never a dull week for The Week That Was team, and this week was certainly no exception. Express Scripts added 64 drugs to its exclusion list; mid-week, CVS followed suit with 17 drugs. Bernie Sanders was the only senator to vote against the us…

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A new spokesperson for a new era

Did you know that one-third of teenagers want to be a YouTube star when they grow up? And while I was originally surprised by this, in thinking about it more I now understand why! Today, social media stars have large followings and can get paid thous…

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The Future of Wearables in Healthcare

I love my Fitbit. Admittedly, this is at least a little bit in part because I can challenge my siblings in competitions and earn “trophies” for my efforts, but that’s not my only reason. I’m also interested in the data. As a lifelong athlete,…

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