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Boston TechJam 2014

Take your finger off the pulse of the world of technology for one minute, and you quickly fall behind, left in the dark about the latest cloud services, gadgets and trends. I discovered this the hard way at Boston TechJam 2014. Updates, advancements, and new trends were all around me as I joined co-workers at the event on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Every company with a new technology, a leading cloud service, ...

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Getting to the Crux of CruxialCIO, Making Information Actionable

MSLGROUP in Boston spoke with Brian Horowitz (@bthorowitz) about a new site at IBT Media called CruxialCIO, where, as business & technology reporter, he writes healthcare IT, security and other technology news and features. IBT  Media is one of the industry's fastest-growing global digital news organizations, with more than 30 million monthly readers worldwide.  The company recently acquired Newsweek ma ...

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On EHRs, Big Data, HIEs & Hillary at HIMSS14; Getting to Know Alex Kane Rudansky of InformationWeek Healthcare

We recently spoke with Alex Kane Rudansky, associate healthcare editor with InformationWeek Healthcare. Alex joined IW Healthcare in July after covering local and national politics and local news with several outlets in Washington, D.C. and Chicago, including The Washington Post and Chicago Sun-Times. Although a newcomer to the healthcare scene, Alex has quickly ramped up. We had a lively conversation about ...

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Podcast: Catching up with Cathy Arnst!

We recently spoke with industry veteran Cathy Arnst, who has been covering some of the most exciting progress in the science and medicine industry for more than two decades. Cathy recently joined Xconomy, a business news Website covering the innovation economy in Boston, San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle and Detroit.  Prior to writing for Xconomy, Cathy’s talented work graced the pages of Busines ...

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Up Close with…Phil Colpas of Health Management Technology

Today's healthcare IT influencer is Phil Colpas, managing editor at Health Management Technology, who had some interesting things to share with us 1. For how long have you been writing about the healthcare IT industry? Answer: About three-and-a-half years. Prior to that, my career was spent primarily in the newspaper business. 2. Who do you think is the hottest company to hit the healthcare I ...

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Up Close with…Joseph Goedert of Health Data Management

Happy and Healthy New Year to you all!We continue our top 25 Healthcare IT Influencer series with Joseph Goedert, news editor at Health Data Management. Joe gave us an inside look at the serious and not-so-serious sides of this influencer.1. For how long have you been writing about the healthcare IT industry?Answer: 20 years.2. Who do you think is the hottest company to hit the healthcare IT ...

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Up Close with…Mark Hagland of Healthcare Informatics

To continue our top 25 Healthcare IT Influencer series, Mark Hagland, editor-in-chief at Healthcare Informatics, took time out of his busy day to give us an inside look at the serious and not-so-serious sides of this influencer.1. For how long have you been writing about the healthcare IT industry?Answer: 20 years2. Who do you think is the hottest company to hit the healthcare IT market in th ...

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Up Close with…Anthony Guerra, healthsystemCIO.com

To continue our top 25 Healthcare IT Influencer series, Anthony Guerra, editor-in-chief at healthsystemCIO.com, answered three questions to give us an inside look at the serious and not-so-serious sides of this influencer.1. For how long have you been writing about the healthcare IT industry?Answer: Seven years2. Who do you think is the hottest company to hit the healthcare IT market in the last y ...

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The Future of Healthcare Public Relations

We hope everyone has enjoyed our “Getting to Know” series featuring journalists, industry thought leaders and fellow colleagues.  You may have noticed that we went a bit over 20 interviews - but since we got such a great response, we wanted to include everyone! One theme consistent among the healthcare PR and marketing practictioners as well as the journalists we spoke with—working in ...

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Getting to Know Sherry Feldberg, director, Schwartz Communications

Name: Sherry FeldbergTitle: DirectorCompany: Schwartz CommunicationsMy first Schwartz healthcare client was: Philips Medical Systems.What I like most about working in healthcare is: the opportunity to empower people to take charge of their healthcare by educating them about the latest tools available for a variety of conditions/ diseases.When I’m not working, I like to: spend time with my family, watc ...

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Get to Know, Doug Russell

Name: Doug RussellTitle: Vice PresidentMy first Schwartz healthcare client was: Over the past five years at Schwartz, I’ve shifted to an account load that predominantly consists of healthcare IT clients. But some of my earliest work here touched on the healthcare vertical (Honeywell Specialty Materials with pharmaceutical packaging), also some of my HR-focused clients were heavily focused on staffing ...

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Getting to Know David Freeman, Industry Thought Leader

Name: David FreemanTitle:   PresidentCompany: Freeman & Associates ConsultingMy first job in healthcare was: My first job in healthcare was as a PR Specialist and Tradeshow Manager at HP Medical, in the headquarters operation.  I was 26 years old and I remember the feeling of awe when I first came to the company for an interview (the first of 9 interviews). HP was famous at the ...

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