A Roundup of NCHCMM Roundups

It was a busy week last week catching up from the CDC Conference, so I missed the chance to be on the edge of reflections on the experience. The short version: inspiring and energizing. It was great to meet some new people, and I certainly gleaned some ideas that I can apply to my clients. CDC requested feedback on the conference here, and there are some great comments. Others also posted some great reflections after the conference, so I thought what... Read More

More NCHCMM Coverage: Focus on Poster Sessions

While my reflections on Day Three and the entire conference are forthcoming, I did want to provide you with video from our two poster session presenters. Amee Roberson discusses our efforts to help communicate with populations in Honduras about the importance of clean water while Yancey Hall discusses the impacts of mobile technology on health care. View the Poster View the Poster More to come this week! Don @oleandros  Read More

Recap: NCHCMM Day One

Day one of the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media brought an impressive opening plenary and compelling sessions throughout the afternoon. The highlight of the plenary for me was J. Walker Smith (@jwalkersmith) from The Futures Company who provided a context around what is motivating citizens/consumers today in a talk titled “The Culture of Contentment.” He identified three things motivating people today: caution,... Read More

Listening for Change: Getting Ready for NCHCMM 2011

I’d first like to announce the semi-official launch of this blog, The Health Digital, by myself and a few of my Booz Allen colleagues. Here we will share our thoughts about helping our clients make the world a healthier place. I actually can’t think of a better time to be launching a blog about health communication in earnest then on the eve of CDC’s National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media! Next week, I’ll... Read More