PMLiVE Top 40 Creative Healthcare Agencies



OPEN Health


OPEN Health unites deep scientific knowledge with wide-ranging specialist expertise to unlock possibilities that improve health outcomes and patient wellbeing. Working in partnership with our clients, we embrace our different perspectives and strengths to deliver fresh thinking and solutions that make a difference.

  • Agency description
  • We are the data-driven creative agency in healthcare, where creativity is based on evidence rather than opinion. At OPEN Health, data informs and course-corrects our ideas and omnichannel strategy, delivering hard-working campaigns that engage audiences and drive change at brand and above-brand levels.

  • Social media

  • 2022 Agency Data
  • 2021 awards
    Total staff
    Over 749 staff
    Billings from UK creative healthcare work
    Healthcare staff
    Over 749 staff
    Total agency billings
    Agency age
    Between 10 and 15 years
    Social media footprint
    Approximate percentage of advertising, branding, creative or design work in the UK healthcare market
  • This information was supplied or confirmed by OPEN Health. Bar charts are indicative only, with 100% being the maximum score allocated across all agencies. Billings from UK creative healthcare work are not a subset of total annual billings, and so may show a higher rating.

  • Ranking factors contributing to agency score
  • This chart shows the relative factors that contributed to the agency's overall ranking.

  • Awards
  • 2021 Creative Floor Awards:
    Winner, Charity/pro bono, Poster campaign by formerly ARK (now OPEN Health)

    PM Society Digital Award:
    Animation, finalist, SID Ninja by formerly ARK (now OPEN Health)
    Film, Silver, The Fall by formerly ARK (now OPEN Health)
    Internal communications, Gold, It's personal, by formerly ARK (now OPEN Health)
    Innovation, Gold, SID Ninja, by formerly ARK (now OPEN Health)
    Patient programmes, Bronze, Xtandi & me
    Corporate/external communications, finalist, Patient Digital Centricity
    Long-term campaigns, finalist, MSD Keystone Oncology Internal Training Programme

    Communique Awards:
    Excellence in Media Relations, won, A Breakthrough for Bowel Cancer for Pierre Fabre
  • This may contain additional awards supplied by OPEN Health that were not included when generating this year’s T40 - please see methodology to find out which awards schemes were included.

Latest content from OPEN Health on PMHub

OPEN Health to acquire leading US-based life science strategy and advisory firm Acsel Health
OPEN Health to acquire leading US-based life science strategy and advisory firm Acsel Health
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OPEN Health Appoints David P. King as Non-Executive Chairman and Paul Carter as Independent Board Member
OPEN Health has announced additions to its board of directors, appointing David P. King as non-executive Chairman and Paul Carter as an independent board member.
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Steve Chick joins OPEN Health as Chief Growth Officer for Evidence & Access
OPEN Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen J. Chick as Chief Growth Officer for OPEN Health Evidence & Access.
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