HealthStar Communications

Profile from the 2007 Agency Report

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18 HealthStar Communications*
Revenue ($ in millions)20062005% chg
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Notes: HealthStar Communications is a privately held healthcare marketing communications company whose services include advertising and promotion, clinical marketing, and field level marketing. The company's agencies and operations are grouped into five divisions: HealthStar Communications Group, (healthcare advertising, public relations and market assessment and planning); HealthStar Promotional Systems (meeting planning, web conferencing and market development); HealthStar Educational Systems (medical education systems and programs, scientific writing and managed care consulting); Healthstar Global Services (medical design, interactive media, event management, and international medical education and communications); and Automation and Special Services, which includes the company's proprietary Proton automated meeting logistics management system for field use.
Top executive: Jerry Brager, chmn
Headquarters: HealthStar Communications/100 Woodbridge Center Dr., Ste. 202, Woodbridge, N.J. 07095/Phone: (732) 726-0251/Fax: (732) 726-0943/URL:

An asterisk (*) indicates figures are Ad Age estimates.

Healthcare agencies
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Notes: Centron, the former HealthStar Advertising, is a full-service advertising agency specializing in healthcare marketing. The agency, which moved from its Woodbridge, N.J., location to New York earlier this year, belongs to HealthStar's Strategic Communications Group.
Top executive: Marcia McLaughlin, pres
Headquarters: Centron / 90 Fifth Ave., 10th Fl., New York, N.Y. 10011 / Phone: (646) 722-8900 / Fax: (212) 367-3340 / URL:

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Non-U.S. 1 1 0.0
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Notes: LehmanMillet serves as HealthStar's medical device and diagnostics ad agency, and is a part of HealthStar's Strategic Communications Group.
Top executive: Bruce Lehman, co-founder & CEO
Headquarters: LehmanMillet / 60 Canal St., 3rd Fl., Boston, Mass. 02114 / Phone: (617) 722-0019 / Fax: (617) 722-6099 / URL:

Leverte Associates*
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Notes: Leverte Associates, part of HealthStar's Strategic Communications Group, was formed in 1990 and focuses on specialty markets.
Top executive: James Patchen, pres
Headquarters: Leverte Associates / 8 Wright St., Westport, Conn. 06880 / Phone: (203) 221-4900 / Fax: (203) 221-4901 / URL:

Public relations agencies
HealthStar Public Relations
Notes: HealthStar Public Relations is the advocacy and crisis management arm of HealthStar's Strategic Communications Group.
Top executive: Helene Ellison, pres & CEO
Headquarters: HealthStar Public Relations / 90 Fifth Ave., 9th Fl., New York, N.Y. 10011 / Phone: (212) 532-0909 / Fax: (212) 532-6907 / URL:

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