The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: August 2022

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: August 2022

With summer coming to an end, we’ve compiled the top August healthcare stories for busy healthcare marketing and PR professionals. Reports of rising healthcare costs due to delayed care during the pandemic and rapid inflation is making headlines. The Biden administration is attempting to combat this inflation, signing an Inflation Reduction Act into law which will extend Affordable Care Act subsides through 2025. On the COVID-19 front, more adolescents ages 12 to 17 can get vaccinated with...

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: July 2022

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: July 2022

We are back with another monthly recap to help busy healthcare marketers and communications professionals stay ahead of the latest news in the industry. The COVID-19 virus remains in the headlines as new vaccines gain approval. Monkeypox, another virus affecting public health, comes into focus as infection rates increase across the country. On the regulatory front, health insurers’ prices are about to go public, and the Department of Justice is making defendants pay up as a result of...

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: June 2022

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: June 2022

June has ended and brought with it the close of quarter two. The Activate Health team pulled together the top healthcare industry stories from the month to help the busy marketing and communications professional stay up to date on the latest trends and news. Read on for COVID-19 updates, details on mergers and acquisitions including Oracle and Cerner’s next steps, regulatory news including patient privacy guidance from HHS post-Roe v. Wade, and research news. COVID-19 NEWS Moderna, Pfizer...

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: May 2022

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: May 2022

The month of May has come and gone bringing with it a host of healthcare headlines. The Activate Health team has pulled together the most relevant industry stories to help healthcare marketing and communications professionals stay up to date on the latest trends and news. Read on for COVID-19 updates, details on mergers and acquisitions including Pfizer’s latest drug portfolio addition and other regulatory and research news.   COVID-19 NEWS COVID-19 public health emergency will go...

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: April 2022

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: April 2022

Back again with another month of headlines and quick summaries for individuals supporting healthcare communications and marketing. Read on for a wrap-up of some of the top stories from this month, including EUA for a novel breathalyzer to detect COVID-19, more consolidation via acquisition activity, and survey data from hospitals and health systems about implementing systems to comply with price transparency rules.   COVID-19 NEWS Judge rules against mask mandate for public transit A...

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: March 2022

The B2B Healthcare Month in Review: March 2022

As March closes out the first quarter of 2022, our team pulled together another thoughtful collection of top news stories for the busy healthcare marketing and PR professional. New updates pertaining to the pandemic materialized, including a treatment program and new age-specific booster guidance, while no additional federal funding was included in the $1.5 trillion omnibus spending package. Drug costs continue to rise, and tech giants Google and Microsoft completed major acquisitions in...