OverviewHealth Industry Communication: New Media, New Methods, New Message, Second Edition, is a one-of-a-kind text that fills a critical gap in the literature for communications students as well as students of health administration and public health. With contributions from leading practitioners in every industry sector, this text is a robust look at the full spectrum of healthcare communications. The chapters offer a 360-degree view of the world of health communication from a business and marketing outlook as well as a look at special topics that impact health communicators. Four sections cover over 20 topics'contributed by authors from both private and public health organizations'in institutional communication and marketing; consumer communication and social marketing; communication to achieve policy change; and media and measurement. Some of the unique topics include brand development in pediatric healthcare, contributed by an author from a well-known children's hospital; using paid and shared media in communication campaigns; and a look at efforts to achieve federal policy change through advocacy and communication.