A press release is a stated or recorded communication addressing members of media for the
purpose of publicizing something newsworthy. Usually, they are faxed, mailed or e-mailed to editors at magazines, newspapers, radio and television stations and other media related agencies. Likewise, press release distribution is a manner used by individuals and companies to send newsworthy items to the media and public. Similarly, with the development of science and technology, it becomes significant to update and notify different segments of a market, in this case, the health sector. Hence, a health press release is one of the fastest and most efficient ways to distribute news and information related to the health and medicinal sector. To this date, there have been a myriad of newswires and journals that are serving aid in updating doctors and other related professionals with the advancements.

Now, there are numerous factors that need to be reckoned before assigning a company or a platform with the task to distribute a health press release. Firstly, one needs to find a platform that has strong presence on search engines, and henceforth, health news is placed on pages like Google, Yahoo, etc. One must also recognize if the distribution company distributes health news and feeds to different and diverse websites, generally as well as health related. Moreover, the platform should also distribute newsfeeds to third party websites as well.

More importantly, the platform or the company should also provide feeds in the RSS format- a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated work. This can prove quite helpful because RSS feeds are selected and picked up regularly by top search engine news channels and other websites.

But before publishing and distribution, it should be made sure that the press release is newsworthy. It should also be directed towards the audience in a concise manner with every detail the reader might want to know. Also, the press release should be effective in nature. In a health press release, one needs to inform the people about the advancement and how and why it is related to the health sector, or be newsworthy to doctors and professionals. A health press release can be about a new drug or a new treatment. It can also be about an epidemic that might break out and needs immediate attention. And that is why online press release distributions are the best way to distribute health press releases.

MyPRGenie is a prime example of such companies that possesses all the above mentioned characteristics. It sends press releases to the news media, print media and online/websites, which helps in reaching a greater audience. It is a social media and marketing platform providing a global media database of 540,000 contacts and journalists. Such a huge number only ensure effective and efficient distribution of a press release especially regarding health and medicine.

Author's Bio: 

Clark Brown is a Journalist and he has good experience in the field. He usually describe the importance of health press release for pharmaceutical companies. He admires that pharmaceutical companies don't publish press release which is not good.