Spring recess saw surge in healthcare lobbying

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz / Bionime (biotechnology and medical testing); Envoy Health (diabetes supplies); and Specialty medical supplies (disposal supplies)

Becker & Poliakoff / Dade Medical School; Medica HealthCare Plans (Medicare Advantage)

C.A.R. Consulting Services / Home Health Advocacy Coalition

DLA Piper / Fresenius Medical Care (dialysis products); National Association for Home Care and Hospice; National Association of Community Health Centers; Novo Nordisk; and Pfizer

Doyce Boesch / Life Care Hospitals 

Fabiani & co. / Sanovas Inc. (medical device development); Sova Pharmaceuticals (biopharmaceuticals)

Foley Hoag / DEKA Research and Development Corporation (medical devices)

Gephardt Group Government Affairs / eHealth, Inc. (online health insurance)

Guide Consulting Services/ The American Occupational Therapy Association

Health Policy Source/ Montefiore Medical Center (delivery system reforms); Quincy Medical Group

Linchpin Strategies / American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association

McDonald Consulting  / Orexigen Therapeutics (obesity treatment)

Orexigen Therapeutics / Orexigen Therapeutics

Patton Boggs / Genentech (Avastin)

Podesta Group / Johnson & Johnson Services (medical devices)

SNR Denton / Altria Client Services; KV Pharmaceutical Company

Squire, Sanders & Dempsey / CoverMyMeds (prior authorizations for prescription drugs)

Stevens & Lee / Main Line Health

The DoCanto Group / Direct Care Alliance; First Focus (children's healthcare)

The Mizeur Group / Association of American Medical Colleges

Thorsen French Advocacy / Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (patent reform)

U.S. Strategies / Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center; ReGeneration Centers, Inc. (prevention and wellness)

Viohl & Associates / Fayette Regional Health System

W Strategies / 23andMe (genetics); Consumer Healthcare Products Association (over-the-counter medicines)

Washington Health Advocates / Autoimmune Technologies, LLC (diagnostic tests); Press Ganey Associates (hospital performance); Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions (pharmaceutical market data)

Wittie, Letsche & Waldo / Press Ganey Associates