LOS ANGELES—Fleishman-Hillard has hired Betsy Merryman as senior vice president and healthcare practice leader in its Los Angeles office.
Prior to joining Fleishman-Hillard, Merryman served as senior vice president and managing director of FischerHealth, and before that led Porter Novelli’s Los Angeles healthcare practice. Over the course of her career, Merryman’s has counseled clients in the fields of diabetes, heart disease, infectious disease, women’s health, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics and oral care, among other disease categories. She has special expertise in medical devices, payors and providers.
Merryman also worked with Health Net, a large managed care organization, as well as Managed Health Network, a leading national behavioral managed care organization.