About Donald J. M. Phillips, PharmD

A health care and medical advertising expert with more than 30 years of experience, Donald was one of the founders of Vox Medica, Inc., eventually assuming the role of CEO in 2003. Throughout his illustrious career, he has established himself as a forward-thinking and innovative authority on health care communications as well as an advocate for health care education. With Vox Medica, Donald has brought together the collective expertise of a diverse team of committed, knowledgeable, and creative people who work hard to meet each client's health care communication needs. He has extensive knowledge of hospital systems, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacoeconomics, and managed markets, as well as detailed therapeutic experience in such areas as infectious disease, dermatology, diabetes, anesthesiology, endocrinology, analgesia, and cardiovascular disease.
A must read for all concerned with rising healthcare cost is Atul Gawande’s article in the May 11th New Yorker, “Overkill”. In this lengthy but readable review, Dr Gawande, a surgeon at The Brigham and Woman’s Hospital discusses how “an avalanche of unnecessary medical care (more…)