We have 11 so far and will add. We’re all ears if you have some. It’s amazing how many mental health segments are being aired these days.
In June, Ruth Reader begins her seventh year as a Fast Company health tech reporter. Based on our analysis of her 2022 work, Ruth already has what it takes to be a successful analyst or investor. At heart, we suspect she is a storyteller.
A veteran of the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the New York Times, Kaiser Health News executive editor Damon Darlin has never been a vendor-centric editor — and he still isn’t. But for thoughtful PR pros there’s a sliver or two of light. There always is.
Though there are many more out there, this cheat sheet lists only seven Substack healthcare newsletters. We omitted the ones whose authors publish infrequently, and those that just don’t seem worth your time. Below are the ones “closest to useful.”
Which healthcare verticals carry the most impact — and the least? Peruse the latest data from Similarweb and learn the only two titles that deliver more than a million unique visitors a month — and the six titles whose readerships are too small for SimilarWeb to measure.
It’s rare to find someone who writes only about healthcare tech products and related news — but this list comes really close. We also chose for how frequently a reporter writes. In the interest of focus, we omitted healthcare security and healthcare funding reporters…
Ellen Chang, freelancer for The Street, Tweets that “I am really impressed with a PR executive and the pitch she sent me. Not only did she get my beat right, she also mentioned being a fellow Boilermaker and talked about basketball season.”
We have (finally) resolved the technical issues that prompted SWMS subscribers to log in when they were already logged in. Apologies for the difficulty.
Personal news! I’m part of the @CNN layoffs. I’ll keep working until early March. After that? A much needed break to recharge after 21+ years! I feel awful for my amazing colleagues who are losing their jobs. But don’t cry for me. I’ll be fine. Now it’s time to get back to work!
The SWMS-Semrush Top 15 Index was the most-opened article in our Nov. 30 emailer. Then, in descending order… cheat sheet on exec interview opps; Fortune contributed content formulas; “Challenge of 2023” analysis; Krazit/Kaye share what works; Protocol shuts down; cheat sheet on VC events/SMB events; cheat sheet on smart lighting
Great perspective from Insider reporters Rob Price and Melia Russell. Excerpt: “It doesn’t always end well when you hire people to tell the world how great you are. Future.com, from my periodic glances, is a snooze fest, devoid of even the most justifiable skepticism and tension,” wrote Brad Stone, a veteran tech journalist, in a Bloomberg newsletter this year.”
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