Editors

Ilene MacDonald is senior editor for FierceHealthcare and its related publications. She has been a reporter and editor for more than 25 years. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she served as an editor at FDANews and as the associate editorial director at HCPro, Inc., where she oversaw the company's line of revenue cycle publications and products. Ilene works out of her home office just north of Boston. When she's not working, Ilene is busy taking care of her family, which includes her husband, two teenagers, and a dog (a Bichon-Poodle mix). Ilene enjoys Zumba, reading, Scrabble, cooking, and watching movies. Reach Ilene at imacdonald@fiercemarkets.com.

Gienna Shaw, editor-in-chief of FierceHealthcare, FierceHealthIT and their related publications, has been a reporter and editor for more than 20 years. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was a senior editor for HealthLeaders Media, covering the business of healthcare, including health IT and clinical technology, social media, healthcare marketing and patient experience. She is also the author of three non-fiction books—two on hospital, health system and physician practice advertising and one on Celtic mythology. Gienna lives near the ocean just north of Boston, where her dog, a beagle-sheltie mix, enjoys tilting at seagulls. Her interests include photography, mixed media, reading and chocolate. Reach Gienna at gshaw@fiercemarkets.com. Follow her on Twitter @Gienna or connect with her on LinkedIn.


Debra Beaulieu-Volk, editor of FiercePracticeManagement, is responsible for getting the latest physician practice news, analysis and trends practice leaders need into their inboxes every Wednesday. Prior to her position at Fierce, she was the senior managing editor of The Doctor's Office as well as other practice management publications published by HCPro/HealthLeaders Media. Deb is also an avid long-distance runner with an eye toward the Boston Marathon. In other endurance events, she tries her best to keep up with her two toddlers, who are 13 months apart in age but often get mistaken for twins. Deb works remotely from Boston, Mass., and can be reached at dbeaulieu@fiercemarkets.com. You can also follow @PracticeMgt on Twitter or find her on LinkedIn.