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TP47 – 2017 Year in Review

TP47 – 2017 Year in Review

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In this very special episode, hosts Reed Smith and Chris Boyer recap the past year, sharing the high (and low) moments from the show, including awarding the first annual “touchies” award in the following categories: Best “Cold Open,” Best Episode, Best Alternate Name for TouchPoint/TouchCounterPoint, Best Guest and Biggest Fan. Special thanks to all of our listeners, guests and sponsors for making 2017 a transformative year for our podcast – and we look forward to much more in 2018! Happy New Year!

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Ahava Leibtag

Ahava Leibtag has more than 20 years of experience in writing, messaging and marketing. She is a well-recognized content expert and writes thought leadership about content strategy and content marketing. Ahava is the President and owner of Aha Media Group, a content strategy and content marketing consultancy.

Greg Matthews

Greg Matthews

Healthcare + Data & Analytics + Strategy | Matthews has been at the forefront of healthcare innovation for the last decade, and has worked for and with some of the largest healthcare companies in the world. He is currently a healthcare data & analytics consultant based in Austin, Texas.

Dave deBronkart

International patient engagement activist, speaker, author of Let Patients Help: A Patient Engagement Handbook, blogger

Bryan Vartabedian, MD

Bryan Vartabedian is a pediatrician at Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children’s Hospital and one of health care’s influential voices on technology & medicine.

John Mason

With three decades leading a variety of organizations, from leading soldiers to managing the expectations of Boards. John has honed his leadership skills in a variety of environments, making him quickly adaptable to a variety of situations and personalities.

Bobby Rettew

Bobby Rettew is a multiple Emmy award-winning storyteller, content creator and digital communications strategist focused on the integration of storytelling into organizations’ business business goals.

Chris Boyer

Chris Boyer

Digital strategist for health care/health systems. Principal, @chrisboyer LLC. Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Platinum Fellow. Co-host:

Reed Smith

Digital Tech Consultant to Hospitals & Healthcare Orgs. Advisor @MayoClinic Social Media Network and @SXSW Health & MedTech. @SocialHealthIns Founder