With more than 20 years experience as a journalist and professional communicator, Jim Rattray has been recognized for his work with numerous national and regional awards and has spoken to marketing and PR audiences around the country on using new tools for public relations, marketing and patient engagement.
Rattray won the prestigious Evans F. Houghton Memorial Award in 2003 for lifetime achievement in health care PR and marketing from the New England Society for Healthcare Communications.
His strengths include strategic public relations, marketing and brand counseling, utilization of cutting edge technologies to push messages to new audiences and award-winning creative direction for print, electronic and broadcast communications vehicles.
After working as a writer and editor with United Press International in Boston, he worked in health care directing PR efforts at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston and at an HMO in Worcester before leading PR initiatives at Duke University in Durham, N.C. He was most recently Vice President of Marketing & Public Affairs at Southcoast Health System in New Bedford, Mass.
Rattray is a registered Apple Developer and the creator of MyHealth for iPhone.
Below is a sample of the organizations that have invited Jim Rattray to speak.