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Medical Economics® Named Regional Winner and National Finalist for 2019 Azbee Awards of Excellence

May 2, 2019

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2019--Medical Economics®, a multimedia platform that provides resources for physicians that include practice management, health technology and expert voices, announces that its article Surviving Merger Mania: What Healthcare Consolidation Means for Physicians and Patients was recently named a Gold Award regional winner for the American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE’s) Azbee Awards of Excellence in the feature article — general interest category in the Heartland region.

Surviving Merger Mania ” looks at how primary care medicine is evolving as a result of the wave of consolidation sweeping through the health care industry. Senior editor Jeff Bendix wrote the compelling story on health care corporate consolidation and its impact on physicians. All aspects of the $3.4 trillion health care industry have been affected by the large volume of mergers and acquisition, and this article serves as a guide through it all.

“Corporate consolidation is one of the trends that most affects the careers and daily lives of working physicians today,” said Chris Mazzolini, editorial director of Medical Economics®. “This kind of deep, thoughtful and useful analysis of ongoing trends helps our physician readers understand how the health care landscape is shifting beneath their feet — and what they can do to prepare and excel. That is our mission at Medical Economics®.”

The Azbees honor the best in business-to-business (B2B) media, recognizing outstanding work by B2B, trade, association and professional publications. One of the most competitive award programs for trade media, the Azbees highlight editorial, online and design excellence in magazines, newsletters and digital media. In 2019, more than 1,000 nominations were judged by a ream of B2B editors, writers and designers. The Overall Excellence winners will be announced at the National Azbee Awards of Excellence banquet, held in conjunction with GenerationB2B, the 2019 ASBPE National Conference at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, on May 9.

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About Medical Economics ®

Medical Economics ® is a digital and print multimedia platform that provides physicians with expert advice, shared experiences, tools and resources to succeed in today’s practice environment. As the highest-ranked practice management publication in the market, Medical Economics® covers topics including primary care, the business of medicine, health information technology and more. Medical Economics® is part of MultiMedia Healthcare, LLC.

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