Choose “Something”

Like so many around the world, those of us at CommunicateHealth send our heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of the victims in Orlando. We honor those they lost. We stand with our sisters and brothers of the LGBT community who gathered last weekend in the type of space that has come to represent safety […]

Love Reigns Supreme

Supreme Court

It was a pretty good week to be an American. The Supreme Court made two rulings — one upholding a key aspect of the Affordable Care Act and one establishing that the Constitution guarantees the right to same-sex marriage. I don’t need to tell you why these decisions are important. And unfortunately (in my mind, anyway) […]

There’s a gap. Let’s fill it.

Stacy Robison and Xanthi Scrimgeour

We’re very excited to share an interview with CommunicateHealth president Stacy Robison currently featured in Business West, the premier business news journal of Western Massachusetts. The interview focuses on Stacy’s thoughts on the significant gap between consumers’ ability to understand health information and how effectively professionals are communicating it. Closing this gap, of course, is […]

Lending an Ear to the Measles Vaccination “Debate”

VYFC

The number of cases attributed to the Southern California measles outbreak is increasing by the day. This is unsurprising, given that measles is one of the most contagious diseases there is. Responsible for an average of 16 deaths every hour worldwide, it’s also a serious one. Measles has one redeeming quality, though: it can be […]

SCOTUS Sides with Hobby Lobby Against Women

Supreme Court

Mondays always have the CommunicateHealth team buzzing around, getting a handle on the start to another busy week. Yesterday, many of us did so a little less cheerfully after hearing the Supreme Court’s ruling that Hobby Lobby’s religious beliefs allow them to opt out of covering certain forms of contraception for employees. And yes, that’s […]

The 2014 ClearMark Awards

ClearMark Award Logo

Each year, CommunicateHealth looks forward to the ClearMark Awards — the annual celebration of plain language hosted by our friends at the Center for Plain Language. The ClearMark Awards recognize the very best in clearly written, easy-to-understand materials and websites. This year, we’re extremely proud to congratulate the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry […]

CommunicateHealth Speaks Up for Small Businesses

CH co-founders at work.

Yesterday, CommunicateHealth co-founder Stacy Robison lent her voice to the conversation about the government shutdown in an interview with the Washington Post. The uncertainty around the federal budget is hitting businesses hard. It’s hitting small government contractors — who don’t have a lot of cash cushion to pay staff when they can’t bill — even […]

A Call for Gun Policy Reform in the United States

American and Australian flags

Last week, the shooting death of an Australian college student in Oklahoma drew incendiary words from Australian politician Tim Fischer. Amid warnings that travelers should “think twice” before visiting the United States, Fischer — former deputy prime minister — blasted “the proliferation of guns on the ground in the USA,” calling the crime “the bitter […]