Stories by Gil Bashe

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Why We Need to Communicate from the Heart Now

March 24th, 2020 by

We don’t emotionally trust facts; we trust people – or we don’t.  As we process facts emotionally, we trust leaders who move beyond facts to speak in a voice that echoes how we feel, right now. At a time when the public is worried, communicating with the heart can help. Facts alone will not drive people to action, writes Gil Bashe, managing partner, global health, Finn Partners.

How Healthcare Communicators Can Provide Value in a Value-Based Sector

January 9th, 2017 by

At a time when American policymakers are looking closely at healthcare costs and questioning the future structure of the Affordable Care Act, their checkbooks remain open to new health/tech ideas that reduce cost, improve institutional efficiency and patient care. Healthcare communicators need to understand the business of healthcare now more than ever.

Healthcare Communicators Face Consumer Education Challenges

February 9th, 2016 by

For pharmaceutical marketers, public health officials and health plans looking to improve people’s well-being through preventive care, the frequent change of physicians is only one challenge.

How Healthcare PR Can Keep Pace With a Rapidly Changing Sector

December 14th, 2015 by

The pharma sector is losing its heroic mystique. An industry that pioneered vaccines against diseases endangering billions finds itself facing the ill-wind of public disdain. Regardless of whether some of the