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Meet the Media: Healthcare & Tech – Get Pitch Advice from Leading Healthcare Tech Journalists, Consumer and B2B!

When: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Anchin, Block & Anchin
1375 Broadway (bet. 37 and 38 St)
23 FL
New York, New York  10018
United States

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PRSA-NY - Meet the Media: Healthcare & Technology

From wearables to big data to advancements in patient care – there’s no doubt that incredible innovation in healthcare technology is on the rise. Journalists reporting on this space are tasked with finding credible sources in a very noisy and highly-competitive market. To secure coverage, PR pros need to truly understand the role of technology in driving change in healthcare and master the art of turning complicated subject matter into a compelling story.


Join Melissa Baratta, senior vice president and healthcare practice lead at Affect and a panel of leading healthcare journalists for a lively discussion on the hottest tech trends, media relations best practices and the art of storytelling.



1. Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor, Healthcare Informatics
2. Brian Mastroianni, Freelancer and former Sci-Tech Editor at Large for CBS News
3. Robin Schatz, Assistant Managing Editor/Healthcare Editor, Crain's New York Business
4. Erica Teichert, News Editor, Modern Healthcare

This event will help attendees to:

  • Craft pitches that translate complicated tech into a compelling and stand-out story
  • Understand the latest trends in healthcare – straight from the mouths of top tier business and trade reporters
  • Learn how to build a mutually beneficial relationships with healthcare reporters - and how this differs from other verticals
  • Understand preferred methods for receiving pitches and ongoing communication
  • Create and use data to secure coverage in a competitive, noisy market (e.g. AI, teleheath, wearables, big data and more)


6:00 – 6:30 PM        Registration/Networking
6:30 – 6:40 PM        Welcome & Opening Remarks
6:40 – 7:30 PM        Program
7:30 – 7:50 PM        Q&A
7:50 – 8:00 PM        Closing Remarks


Member: $60
Non-Member: $80
Student/New Professionals: $25
Group of 5: $300

Anchin, Block & Anchin
1375 Broadway (btw. 37 & 38 St) 23 FL
New York, NY 10018

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Reservations and cancellations will be accepted until 12 noon the business day prior to the event and must be submitted in writing to  If you do not cancel by the deadline you remain responsible for the registration fee. On-site registration will be available (space permitting) for an additional fee of $5.00

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