Gil Bashe - CNS Summit Host
Managing Partner, Global Health
Gil Bashe’s healthcare career spans the patient, physician, provider, payer and policy sectors. At the center of Gil’s life and work is the belief that communication is part of the care. As managing partner of Finn Partners Global Health, he champions the talent and ideas of the nation’s “Healthcare Agency of the Year” (Holmes Report).
Prior to joining Finn Partners, Gil was Executive Vice President and Health Practice Head at Makovsky and Hill & Knowlton. During his tenure, he took on some of the health sector’s most vexing reimbursement and access challenges. As a result, he was named by PRNews as one of the nation’s “Top Crisis Communicators” and inducted into its Hall of Fame.
Gil is passionate about public health in everything he does. He serves on the NHLBI GENTAC Working Group examining how genetics impacts cardiovascular disease and the health/tech advisory committee for mHealth Israel. He is immediate past chair of the American Heart Association Northeast Founder’s Affiliate.
Gil is also an advisory board member of the Prix Galien Foundation, referred to as the Nobel Prize for health innovation. Gil is a past national board member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and American Academy of Pain Medicine Foundation. Always ready to share knowledge, Gil is a columnist for PM360 magazine, speaker on patient advocacy and health communications and co-editor of the book Branding Health Services: Defining Yourself in the Marketplace.