Amendola Communications Honored as a Top Healthcare Agency in Ragan and PR Daily’s Ace Awards

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 22, 2018Amendola Communications, a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare and healthcare IT (HIT) public relations and marketing agency, announced today that it has added another accolade from the PR industry. The agency was recently recognized in the overall Healthcare Agency category in Ragan and PR Daily’s Ace Awards 2017.

The Honorable Mention award is just the latest national recognition for the agency, which provides a full range of PR and marketing services, including media and analyst relations, messaging, media training, content development and management, social media, digital and online marketing, collateral development, website design and content creation, crisis management, strategic counsel and other services.

“We have received many awards focused on specific campaigns, but we’re especially proud of this award from Ragan and PR Daily because it recognizes the agency as a whole – our work, how we operate, our development of a high-performance team and culture, and the results we generate for clients,” said Jodi Amendola, CEO of Amendola Communications. “We’ve lived and breathed healthcare technology for nearly two decades and, as a result, have developed a team of healthcare veterans with the experience, connections and creativity to drive meaningful business results for businesses of all sizes, whether they’re early-stage startups or established public companies.”

The Ace Awards honor individuals, in-house teams and agencies in communications and marketing. Entrants represent the most talented and innovative thinkers across a variety of industries.

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Marcia Rhodes
Amendola Communications
480.664.8412 ext. 15
mrhodes@acmarketingpr.com

PR and Marcom Veteran Linda Healan Joins Amendola Communications

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 16, 2018—Amendola Communications, a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare and healthcare technology public relations and marketing agency, announced today that Linda Healan has joined the agency as senior account & content director.

Healan brings more than 23 years of experience building, managing and executing PR and marketing communications programs for B2B technology, healthcare technology, and professional services leaders. Most recently, she operated her own well-regarded marketing communications consultancy, Healan PR, with clients that included IBM, Broadsoft and Emerson Electronics. Prior to that, Healan held roles of increasing responsibility for national and international public relations and marketing agencies.

“Linda brings a deep set of skills and experience launching companies and promoting brands and products across a broad spectrum of technologies,” said agency CEO Jodi Amendola. “We are confident she will deliver value to our healthcare/HIT clients from day one.”

“I’ve worked with Jodi and the Amendola team over the years and I am grateful for the opportunity to join the A-team and contribute to the agency’s ongoing growth,” Healan said. “I thoroughly enjoy working with healthcare and HIT organizations and look forward to supporting them strategically through earned, owned and shared media channels.”

Healan will create and manage client programs, provide strategic counsel and positioning, and pitch media and digital influencers for the agency’s healthcare/healthcare IT clients. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Georgia State University in Atlanta.

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Lightbeam Health Selects Amendola Communications to Boost Market Visibility as a Leading Population Health Vendor

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. – May 10, 2018 – Amendola Communications, a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare and health IT public relations and marketing agency, announced today that it has been selected as the agency of record for Lightbeam Health Solutions, a leader in end-to-end population health management solutions and services. Amendola will promote Lightbeam’s brand, solutions and thought leaders through its deep relationships with industry media, influencers and events.

Irving, Texas-based Lightbeam integrates data warehousing, data analytics, health information exchange and care management capabilities to deliver the most comprehensive population health management solutions in healthcare. Lightbeam’s technology provides the guidance needed to deliver the right care at the right time, while reducing costs and delivering outstanding financial results.

“Lightbeam is committed to equipping providers with the solutions needed to improve the lives of whole populations of patients across the continuum of care, while helping them to better manage the cost of that care,” said Jorge Miranda, EVP of Lightbeam Health Solutions. “We look forward to benefitting from Amendola’s strategic vision and expert execution as we continue to help healthcare organizations and ACOs make the challenging journey from volume to value.”

“Population health management is a crowded field with numerous companies struggling to achieve the sort of end-to-end solution that Lightbeam has developed,” said Jodi Amendola, CEO of Amendola Communications. “We are thrilled to partner with Lightbeam’s leadership—several of whom we have worked with in previous companies—to accelerate their ability to attract new customers and partnerships.”

About Lightbeam Health Solutions

Lightbeam Health Solutions delivers a revolutionary model for managing patient populations and associated risk. Lightbeam’s vision is to bring health data into the light through the use of analytics, and to provide the insight and capabilities healthcare clients need to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time. Lightbeam’s platform facilitates end-to-end population health management for ACOs, payers, provider groups, health systems, and other healthcare organizations aspiring to provide superior care at a lower cost. For more information, visit

www.lightbeamhealth.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Media Contact:  Marcia Rhodes | 480.664.8412 ext. 15 | mrhodes@acmarketingpr.com