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Event recap: Healthcare Networking Social for Device, Diagnostic and Pharmaceutical Companies

written by Priya Mitty, clinical trial management associate, Gilead; HBA San Francisco chapter marketing committee, social media chair

The ‘Healthcare Networking Social’ hosted by Cooley LLP brought together men and women from the device, diagnostic and pharma/biotech spaces. Molly Crawley, an HBA San Francisco chapter programs committee volunteer, also organized a special networking introduction ensuring networking newbies had proper skills to be successful in their networking efforts.

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Information for Triathlon Day–come out and cheer for the Fit to Lead team

Thank you for your interest and support of the HBA GP chapter Fit to Lead Triathlon team.

We hope you can come out and cheer for the team on Saturday, June 22. All fans are welcome so bring your family and friends.

Here is some information about the day-of-race activities.

Which race is our team competing in?
Our team is competing on June 22 in the Sprint event (swim 800 meters, bike 15.7 miles, run 3.1 miles). 

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Diversity Marketing: Strategies for Multicultural Marketing in Healthcare event recap

On May 16, 2013, the HBA Greater Philadelphia chapter proudly hosted a presentation about the opportunities and challenges of marketing healthcare products to an increasingly diverse US population. Held at St. Joseph’s University, the event featured two speakers who have devoted their careers to helping healthcare companies appeal to different racial, ethnic and cultural groups: Sheila Thorne, president and CEO of Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group, and Angela Walker Campbell, vice president of Prime Access. For example, Ms.

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HBA Boston chapter announces second annual Healthcare Forum: Creating Value During Healthcare Reform

The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Boston chapter announces that its second annual Healthcare Forum will focus on “value creation during healthcare reform.”  The provocative panel discussion will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 5:00-9:00 PM at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This year’s presentation will feature a cross-sector panel of Massachusetts-based healthcare industry thought leaders focused on healthcare reform’s challenges and opportunities for payers, providers, manufacturers of drugs and devices and for information service providers.

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HBA Ohio chapter past president named 2013 Visionary Award finalist

Each year, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Columbus Visionary Award honors one Central Ohio woman business owner who has achieved success with her business while making notable contributions to her community, her industry and to initiatives for other women in business.

The HBA Ohio chapter is proud to announce that one of its founding members and Past President Pat Gibson, is one of this year’s finalists.

Pat GibsonEach year, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Columbus Visionary Award honors one Central Ohio woman business owner who has achieved success with her business while making notable contributions to her community, her industry and to initiatives for other women in business.

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Disrupt your thinking: How organizations transform thinking to win in today’s healthcare marketplace

by Stacey DeFilippo

  • Disrupt your thinking  
  • Get strategically original  
  • Change to win

Surviving in today’s healthcare marketplace and positioning your brand successfully requires a shift from the traditional “feature/functional” focus to a “human experience” proposition.

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A special letter of thanks from our chapter president

Dear HBA Greater Philadelphia chapter members,

In observance of National Volunteer Week (April 21st-27th, 2013), I would like to take this opportunity to express a heartfelt “thank you” to all of our Greater Philadelphia volunteers. Your dedication and hard work is appreciated in helping us to achieve our chapter goals and objectives.

The contributions you make with your time, talents and enthusiasm are integral to our chapter’s success. We are confident that with your sustained support our chapter will continue to grow and prosper.

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