Category: health care public relations

5 11/25/2015

Informed patients need one thing not provided in SPRINT trial news: what were the absolute benefit/harm numbers?


Trends in health care news releases that lead to public confusion

2 11/9/2015

Do published SPRINT study results live up to premature NIH news release hype?

10 10/27/2015

Why the media must play a bigger role in policing unsafe medical devices


Where does the hype come from? A news release/news story comparison

4 9/10/2015

Slick congressional PR campaign relentlessly plugs 21st Century Cures Act

9 7/21/2015

War metaphors in breast cancer – “brave” word angers some

4 6/12/2015

CDC, Sandman, and finding an “honest” appraisal of e-cigarettes


“More accurate than traditional biopsies” and other misinformation about a new prostate cancer test from NY-Presbyterian Hospital

3 5/27/2015

Patient anecdotes in NY-Presbyterian hospital ads mask mediocre quality ratings