Sensis Bureau

Aug 13

Non-Hormonal Birth Control: It’s About Health and Equality

By Katie and Lisa

The first hormonal birth control pill was approved by the FDA in 1957 and was legalized as a form of contraceptive in 1960. Traditional hormonal birth control has evolved into a $5.4 billion dollar industry.

Jul 30

The True Costs of Racial Disparities in the US Healthcare System

By Dallas and Lisa

The COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on communities of color have highlighted racial health disparities in America and renewed a sense of urgency to an ongoing issue.

Jul 14

Covid-19’s Impact on Healthcare in Rural America

By Sharon Carothers

During the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the images Americans saw were of hospital workers overrun on the frontlines in major metropolitan areas like New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Even if not faced with the same volume of cases, hospitals in rural America have their own COVID-19 related challenges.

Jun 23

How One Doctor is Driving Racial Justice in Healthcare

By Sharon and Lisa

In healthcare – and indeed, society, as a whole – the year 2020 has brought us to a precipice, where we can acknowledge a set of real disparities and take steps to reform key institutions or continue to ignore them, at our own peril.

Jun 04

Pandemic Pearls: Dr. Nina Shapiro Looks Ahead to What Comes Next

By Sharon and Lisa

The devastating impact of the  COVID-19 pandemic will undoubtedly be with us for years to come. However, we may soon be feeling a wave of aftershocks. Doctors across the country are already reporting their pediatric patients are missing essential immunizations, which could contribute to the rise of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, mumps, and whooping cough.

Apr 22

SensisHealth Does Public Health Without a Playbook to Take on Vaping

By Sharon and Lisa

Many of our modern public health campaigns rely on a large and well-codified body of knowledge based on decades of data, evidence-based messaging, and at least a shared understanding of how best to address the problem.

In other words, a playbook.

Mar 31

You are the Public in Public Health

By Sharon Carothers

Public health is something you’ve scarcely thought of before maybe receiving an order to “shelter in place.” 

Merriam-Webster defines public health as, “the art and science dealing with the protection and improvement of community health by organized community effort and including preventive medicine and sanitary and social science”  

Sep 26

Lessons On Delivery From New Healthcare Marketers

By Beatriz Mallory
Lucia’s type 2 diabetes has been under control for a year. Every month, she needs the same medications and the same number of blood glucose test strips. How can she get these products most conveniently and cheaply?
Daniel is a FedEx employee with a company-sponsored flexible savings account (FSA).
Apr 06

Can Hispanic Healthcare Marketing Save $4 Billion?

By Beatriz Mallory
Hospitals seeking to reduce costs associated with 30-day readmissions can benefit from Hispanic marketing and communications strategy. Read on for recommendations on how to reduce Hispanic patient readmissions at every stage of their journey.
 
We now spend $2 trillion on healthcare each year, hospitalizations accounting for nearly one-third of that amount.
Nov 02

The Power and Peril of “Patient Zero”, the Brand

By Beatriz Mallory

Last week, an object lesson in health care marketing and branding nearly escaped notice outside of HIV/AIDS circles.