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iphone now offers a service to news organizations and to institutions that disseminate health care news releases.  If a host organization can gather an audience big enough to make the trip worthwhile, and if our calendars permit, we are willing to travel to give a presentation or lead a workshop on how to improve the public dialogue about health care.  We can draw from the lessons observed in reviewing more than 2,300 news stories and news releases over the past 10 years.  You can see a travelogue of the past 6 years of our travels – within the US and far beyond.

Last week, I gave two talks and had one-on-one discussions with four faculty members at the University of Michigan.  My visit was hosted by the University’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation.

One of the talks is now posted on the Institute’s YouTube page.

There’s also a Storify collection of the live Tweets during that talk.

Recently, our managing editor, Kevin Lomangino, met with communications staff of various National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

If you are interested in hosting such an event, you can write to We can only do a few of these each year, but we’ll do our best to help.

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