NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- American Business Media (ABM) has named the editorial staff of Health Data Management as finalists in two categories of the 57th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards Competition.
Health Data Management, a SourceMedia brand, is the leading resource for healthcare professionals who rely on information technology to achieve their business goals and improve quality of care. ABM is a professional association, founded in 1906, that focuses on the integrated business-to-business media model.
The magazine was named a finalist in the Best Single Issue category, for its March 2010 Issue, and in the Best Single Article category, for "DANGER: EHRs Can Replace One Set of Medical Errors for Another."
"Our mission is to provide most in-depth, real-world information about the transformation of healthcare industry," said Greg Gillespie, Editor-in-Chief of Health Data Management. "To be a finalist for two Neal Awards confirms we're fulfilling that mission and delivering the news and the analysis that health I.T. leaders need."
In addition to Gillespie, the award entry cited the work of contributing editor Elizabeth Gardner.
"No team of editors does a better job of covering the implications of information technology for healthcare professionals than the team that supports Health Data Management," said David Longobardi, SourceMedia's chief content officer. "To be in the running for these prizes is an acknowledgement of the quality and focus of this brand's content."
The winners will be announced at the Neal Awards Luncheon on March 10 at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City.
SourceMedia, an Investcorp company, is a diversified business to business media company serving the financial industry and the related fields of professional services and technology. SourceMedia offers its clients and subscribers professional information services -- both print and digital -- industry-standard data applications, in-depth seminars and conferences, and specialized marketing services.
About The Jesse H. Neal Awards
The Jesse H. Neal Awards, which have been called "the Pulitzer Prize of the business media," are the industry's most prestigious and sought-after editorial honors. The Neal Awards were established in 1955 to recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media publications. Past Neal winners and finalists have tackled controversial topics including corruption, kickbacks and political conflicts of interest.