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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

Oh, we’ve got trouble friends…with a capital “T” (for the rising Temperature) which rhymes with “P”…(for the Presidential conventions). But we’re not in River City. In fact, our national press corps and the public’s attention now tu…

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Last week, the healthcare industry, corporate America and Congress did not fail to disappoint in making its share of news. To untangle it all, our team of writers seeks to answer these puzzlers: What business does Mark Cuban have commenting on drug p…

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Hello Readers, After this gorgeous sunny summer weekend, we bring you the high-brow and low-brow highlights that the healthcare sector has to offer. From the pages of Vanity Fair, we are reminded about the Icarian downfalls of two healthcare industry…

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How Can a Game of Chess Help Pharmaceutical Companies?

It seems like there isn’t a healthcare story written these days that doesn’t mention pricing. Even when a drug is facing review by the FDA Advisory Committee, somewhere, you’ll see a line about the potential Wholesale Acquisition Cost, or WAC.

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Last week served up a veritable feast of healthcare issues in headlines (who said the summer is a slow cooker)! We saw that the House Republicans offered their alternative to the Affordable Care Act; the Supreme Court upheld a ruling enabling the eas…

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

  SHADY DEALINGS WITH DOCTORS Two former employees of Insys Pharmaceuticals were arrested last week on federal anti-kickback charges regarding the drug maker’s only product, a painkiller spray called Subsys. Subsys, which contains the drug fentany…

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Ready, Set, LARP! Using Live Action Role Playing to Spark Creativity and Communicate in New Ways

Simulated realities, technology so advanced they have rendered the human body invulnerable to injury, disease and decay, and characters named “The Black Scrivener,” “Quicksilver Buddha” and the “Dream Witch.” Despite what you may be think…

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More Than a Feeling: Can Social Media Analysis Tell Us More Than We Think?

As healthcare communications specialists, we’ve been told for years that patients actively participating in social media are the “most active,” the “most passionate,” the most “engaged,” and that they don’t reflect the “average” p…

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