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Ron Harman King, CEO


About Ron Harman King, JD, MS

Ron H. King, Vanguard Communications CEOSince founding Vanguard Communications in 1994, Ron Harman King has combined the disciplines of online and offline public relations, strategic marketing and information technology into the comprehensive MedMarketLink and LawMarketLInk programs, bringing new patients and clients to physician specialists and attorneys throughout the U.S. and Canada.

A 25-year veteran of professional-services marketing, PR and communications technology, Ron is the author of The Totally Wired Doctor: Social media, the Internet & marketing technology for medical practices (available at

Ron has degrees from three universities in journalism, engineering and information technology and a juris doctor degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law (with a focus in healthcare law), as well as a certificate in French studies from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. Outside work hours, he is an avid skier, hiker and cyclist; a student of four foreign languages; and enjoys playing classical piano.

Thought leadership by Ron Harman King

Ron is a monthly video blog contributor to the website MedPage Today and writes frequently for Vanguard’s blog, The Wired Practice – a free encyclopedia of digital marketing, public relations and advice for medical and legal practice marketing and management.

Blogs, articles & videos

  • Don’t Have an ADA Compliant Website?
    Don’t Have an ADA Compliant Website?
    Vanguard Communications of Denver helps medical & legal practices achieve an ADA compliant website.
  • SCOTUS Poised To Break Legal Logjam Over ADA Website Compliance
    SCOTUS Poised To Break Legal Logjam Over ADA Website Compliance
    Is there a risk for your practice if your website is not ADA compliant? We pass along the latest news and break the topic down for you.
  • Want More Patients? Be Different. Be an Online Teacher.
    Want More Patients? Be Different. Be an Online Teacher.
    Fashion designer Coco Chanel used to say, "In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different." Faced with multiple healthcare choices, any consumer looks for differences among providers. But deliberately standing apart from the pack is contrary to the training of doctors. So how does a physician or provider group build a differentiating brand that helps make the choice abundantly clear?

 Video blogs for MedPage Today