Pre-COVID, people generally perceived healthcare as hard to navigate, exceedingly expensive, insufficient and sometimes ineffective. But what will people think of healthcare in the years to come? Well, that depends on who is shaping the conversations. For decades, thought leaders have focused on moving healthcare policy and big ideas forward, but healthcare’s current period of…

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Never before have we relied on the technology and cybersecurity sectors as heavily as we do today. With more people working from home and using telehealth services or remote learning tools, it is more important than ever that Congress devote legislative time to cyber issues and, potentially, develop new policies and regulations. How Congress determines…

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Wielding influence in Washington, D.C. requires a holistic approach to media relations, public affairs and developing relationships with influencers — but who are these influencers and how do we engage with them? In D.C., major players from Congress, the Administration, think tanks and other Hill organizations are constantly moving and shaping public policy. It takes…

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Over the past few months, Congress has approved an unprecedented amount of federal funding to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic and stimulate the economy. How are these funds being used and what is still available for businesses? The Families First Coronavirus Response Act expanded worker protections and provided additional resources for the healthcare sector, while…

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From the House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee’s investigation of competition in digital markets to the state of California’s passage of a bill requiring app-based companies such as Uber and Lyft to treat contract workers as employees, 2019 has seen a major shift in how U.S. policymakers and legislators approach the tech industry. More is coming….

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Trish Rimo, who leads RH Strategic’s cybersecurity practice, has a storied career at the intersection of public relations, government affairs and cybersecurity. We recently chatted with Trish, who has represented clients like McAfee, Intel and SAIC, to assess what is top of mind among policymakers in Washington DC. What are lawmakers in DC most concerned…

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We were recently in the Windy City, staffing our public safety software client, SunGard Public Sector, at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference at McCormick Place West. SunGard, which sells records management system (RMS), computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and a variety of other software solutions to public safety agencies across the country, was…

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