Accomplished Practitioners Shaping the First Marketing & Communications Standards for Digital Health

John Digles is founder & CEO of Ascent Strategy Group, the first agency built to fuel the digital health revolution and power healthcare's transformation. He is leading work to establish the first communications protocols for emerging technologies like AI in healthcare.

Over the last decade, John played a central role in reshaping the global medical technology market by designing transformative campaigns -- including several honored as Campaign of the Year -- to introduce first-of-their kind medical devices, health wearables, ECG innovations, remote patient monitoring services, dental lasers, virtual health coaches, and apps for chronic condition management.

Mr. Digles is a recognized leader in reputation management, geopolitical counsel, and integrated marketing who has led efforts to advance health equity throughout his career. Previously, John created the premier Health and Wellness offering in the public relations business and built it into an agency home for the world's biggest brands in sports nutrition, plant protein, and medical technology.


Home to top minds in digital health marketing & communications

Our team is skilled in corporate communications, reputation management, healthcare communications, and medical marketing. Gifted writers at ASG are shaping new narratives and next-level storytelling to foster trust among medical professionals, diverse communities, and highly segmented patient constituencies.

At ASG, exceptional practitioners are refining core practices and defining new marketing and communications disciplines for the Digital Health transformation.

Our team immerses in constant study of new technologies, clinical research, and industry trends to provide ASG clients with a strategic path to ascend to their desired mantle of market leadership.


Ascent Strategy Group has developed the first proprietary tools in the public relations industry to guide healthcare's transformation. Our AscentTrioTM suite of tools includes:

Digital Health IQ™

An AI-supported communications algorithm that gauges medical professional perspectives and patient observations with market evidence and online community insights to drive adoption of digital health technologies and proactively address risk.


Next-level storytelling in healthcare sets a path to broader mission awareness, deeper audience engagement, and purposeful digital transformation. ASG is home to a movie producer who knows how to create and leverage the power of story.


With a team experienced in promoting more than 300 studies, ASG has developed an advanced methodology to promote clinical research so it matters to the medical professionals, patient communities, and consumer audiences who matter most.

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