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Melissa McCormack is a Research Manager at Software Advice. She joined Software Advice in 2013 as a Managing Editor for the medical market. Her work has been cited in many notable publications, including Quartz, InformationWeek, Electronics Weekly, and

In addition to her research, Melissa has interviewed and collaborated with some of the top thought leaders in healthcare and healthcare IT, including Cleveland Clinic's Kelli Mangino, health informatics expert Dr. Russell Richmond, HealthTap co-founder and CMO Dr. Geoff Rutledge, VA’s leader of National Telehealth Programs Dr. Adam Darkins and Dr. Rafael Grossmann, the first surgeon to use Google Glass during a surgical procedure.

Recent Articles

Survey: How to Get Older Patients to Schedule Preventive Services

Over half of patients 65 and over aren't up-to-date on clinical preventive services. We surveyed patients to find out why, and what...

Analysis of 300 Job Listings Reveals What Employers Are Looking For in HIT Positions

I analyzed 300 HIT job openings to determine the types of employers hiring for HIT positions, and to surface the ideal candidate profile.

Survey: Do Patients Really Care if You Use Your EHR in the Exam Room?

Many physicians worry using computers in the exam room could damage the patient experience. We surveyed 4,500 patients to find out...

Morale Boosters Gone Wrong: Costly Mistakes Practices Should Avoid

When it comes to boosting morale, good intentions don’t guarantee success—some actions by well-meaning practices can have unintended...

5 Questions to Ask Before You Stop Accepting Medicaid Patients

If you’re a doctor wondering whether you should stop accepting Medicaid patients, there are some questions you should ask yourself...