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Amy Lynn Smith

Healthcare communications strategist

Amy Lynn Smith is a writer and communications strategist who specializes in healthcare and issue advocacy. She creates empowering, educational content that encourages people to be more engaged in their own health, wellness and decision-making – from the doctor’s office to the ballot box.

Applying more than two decades of communications experience, Amy frequently uses storytelling to demystify complex concepts and creates consumer-friendly materials that help patients and professionals make the best possible care choices. Her areas of expertise include prevention, treatment options, managing health conditions and the Affordable Care Act.

A frequent contributor at, Amy also works with some of the leading organizations in healthcare and evidence-based information, including Consumer Reports for the Choosing Wisely and High Value Care campaigns. She is the recipient of a 2014 Health Care Hero award from MICHUHCAN (Michigan Universal Health Care Access Network) for her advocacy in support of Medicaid expansion through social media, education and storytelling.

You can learn more about Amy and her work at

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