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Company: The Advisory Board Company
A critical thinker who can navigate the intersection of information technology and health care.
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 7, 2014
Job ID: 1471055


Associate Editor/Editor


The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO)

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The Advisory Board Company

The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) is a global research, consulting, and technology firm helping hospital and university executives to better serve patients and students. We provide strategic guidance, actionable insights, web-based software solutions, and comprehensive implementation and management services. We combine the analytical, managerial, and technological expertise of our 2,000+ employees around the world with insights from the on-the-ground experience of our network of 125,000 leaders at 3,200 health care and higher education member organizations to find solutions to our partners’ most pressing challenges. We deeply appreciate the trust that our members place in us, and we seek to serve them with generosity—and beyond expectation—in all that we do. 

Our current opportunity is based in Washington DC.

Associate Editor/Editor, iHealthBeat
Do you want to delve deeper into meaningful use, health information exchange and telemedicine?

We're seeking a detail-oriented critical thinker who can navigate the intersection of information technology and health care. An Associate Editor/Editor who can analyze and summarize complex health IT policy issues for tens of thousands of readers worldwide.

iHealthBeat, a daily news publication covering the impact of technology on health care, includes summaries of the day's most important health information technology news, multimedia, long-form reported features and infographics. The publication is read by lawmakers, policymakers, researchers, health care professionals and more. The Associate Editor/Editor will:

  • Participate in news gathering process, as well as select and assign stories for daily publication
  • Write, edit and enter content into the publishing system
  • Occasionally write long-form reported features
  • Create regular infographics
  • Actively manage social media outlets
  • Manage staff writers
  • Interact with clients and readers
  • Regularly contribute to sister publication California Healthline
  • Collaborate with other editors within the department
  • Think creatively about content and generate new ideas
  • Develop relationships with industry, policy and academic news sources

iHealthBeat is  produced by the Advisory Board on behalf of the California HealthCare Foundation.

The Associate Editor/Editor will work in the Advisory Board Company's News Division, which includes American Health Line, California Healthline, the Daily Briefing, the Daily Women's Health Policy Report, and the Greater Cincinnati Health Watch -- news publications covering a broad range of health policy issues that are read by thousands of people in government, advocacy and business groups. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience
  • Demonstrated writing and editing experience in a professional environment
  • Demonstrated expertise in health policy, preferably health IT
  • Demonstrated ability to produce content for online media
  • Proven to be organized, task-oriented, proactive, and deadline-driven

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, or Online Media
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to build relationships while negotiating, prioritizing, and managing concurrent projects

Benefits:  Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, The Advisory Board Company offers a competitive benefits package, including a comprehensive health plan, a 401(k) plan, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, a daytime leave policy for community service, a medical flexible spending account, and additional attractive benefits.

An Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

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