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2014-02-11 08:28:09

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PHARMACEUTICAL EXECUTIVE, the biopharmaceutical industry's premier publication, spoke with leaders in a resurgent patient movement about matters of life and death: compassionate use access to new drugs, clinical trial participation policy, and the individual unmet needs of patients suffering from dementia and cancer. Pleas for compassionate use access are on the increase, and Change.org is giving patients an audience. In THE ACTIVE PATIENT:...

2014-02-03 08:24:03

Lake, a Public Affairs and Strategic Communications Specialist and Reagan, Bush 41 Alum, to Guide DDCA's Expanding Portfolio NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC Advocacy (DDCA), a leading full-service international issue advocacy firm, today announced James C. Lake as its incoming Executive Vice President. Lake, a public affairs and advocacy specialist with thirty years of experience, will oversee client development and client relations as DDC Advocacy continues...

2014-01-31 16:23:24

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pharmaceutical industry recognizes that patient advocacy groups serve as a critical information channel for patients. Thus the function within pharma companies that interacts with patient advocacy groups has risen in importance as organizations look for effective ways to better communicate with patients. And in addition to working with external patient groups to educate consumers, the advocacy function within the pharmaceutical sector also...

2013-12-23 23:24:26

Members of The Center’s Advocacy Forum met on Dec. 9 to discuss the new enrollment process for Medicaid in Ohio. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Members of The Center’s Advocacy Forum met on Dec. 9 to discuss the new enrollment process for Medicaid in Ohio. This extended group included Joe Gauntner from the Cuyahoga County office of Job and Family Services and Patrick Beatty from the Ohio Department of Medicaid, who discussed the new enrollment process from both the county...

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