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Submission Guidelines for Modern Healthcare

Are you looking to pitch your story to Modern Healthcare? You maximize your chances of getting your story in front of the right person by sending press releases and inquiries to the reporter whose beat includes your subject area. This is especially true for features and trend stories or if you're looking to promote particular experts within your organization.

Staff Directory - For a list of our reporters and their beats, emails and phone numbers, you can find our staff directory here:

Breaking News - You can email or call the New Editor, Erica Teichert ( or 212-210-0209.

Got a hot news tip? You can email or call the Editor, Aurora Aguilar ( or 312-649-5218.

Outside submissions

We do not publish unsolicited news articles or “byline” articles from outside firms. All of our editorial content is developed by our own staff or commissioned from freelance writers.

If you are a freelancer hoping to write for Modern Healthcare or, first familiarize yourself with our content and style. Then send your story pitches to the Editor, Aurora Aguilar (
We DO publish sponsored content in our magazine and on our website. If you are interested in sponsored content opportunities, please contact the National Advertising Sales Director, Ilana Klein ( or at 312-649-5311.

Innovations and Transformation Hub

Modern Healthcare is committed to reporting on stories about healthcare organizations that are transforming themselves and the healthcare system into one that delivers higher quality, safer, more patient-centric and more affordable care. We dedicate a page in our magazine each week to these subjects, and now have a dedicated section of our website – the Transformation Hub – that features these stories.

If you have an interesting story to tell about transformation at your organization, please contact the Editor, Aurora Aguilar( Please put “Transformation Hub” in the subject line.


Thank you for your interest in submitting a commentary to Modern Healthcare. We are always interested in submissions from healthcare leaders. We prefer submissions from senior executives of healthcare systems and hospitals, insurers and high-ranking government officials, but do not automatically rule out others from sending in commentaries.

Due to the large number of submissions, we cannot pre-review ideas or guarantee publication for any submission. We do give every submission careful consideration, and if we are interested, you will contacted.

Commentaries should be 640 words in length. They should avoid touting specific vendors or proprietary solutions. Those that are timely and avoid jargon have a better chance of publication. Any article submitted to us must be original and exclusive to Modern Healthcare.

Submissions may be submitted to the Assistant Managing Editor, David May (


Did you see something that you think would make a fascinating item in our popular Outliers column? Send a link or brief synopsis with contact information to the Copy Desk Chief, Julie Johnson (


Have news to share about executive comings, goings or promotions? Modern Healthcare is the place to showcase your job changes and board appointments. Best of all, with paid People on the Move listings, publication is guaranteed in print, digital and in our e-newsletter. Submit here.


Each week, Modern Healthcare features an interview with a leading Chief Executive Officer from a major healthcare organization. We focus primarily but not exclusively on healthcare systems and hospitals, insurers and high-ranking government officials. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact the Editor, Aurora Aguilar

Event & Press Policy

Our events are on the record and we may or may not do a recap on or in the magazine. The events are open to press, unless indicated otherwise.

Speaker Submission Form

Speakers for Modern Healthcare education and events are hand-selected by our event content experts and industry advisory boards. We do not conduct a call for papers/speakers. A limited number of sponsored opportunities for speaking are available.

Modern Healthcare readers represent the most prestigious healthcare leaders in hospitals, health systems, managed care organizations, medical groups, insurance companies and industry suppliers. Thank you in advance for your interest and your support of our mission to provide quality education for our community.

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