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Neil Versel
Freelance Journalist and Blogger

Neil Versel is a freelance healthcare journalist, specializing in information technology, patient safety, healthcare quality and health policy. He covers how hospitals, health insurance companies and other parts of the industry leverage cutting-edge technologies: from health IT to telemedicine to healthcare social media.


Versel has been covering healthcare since 2000, across a wide range of publications in the U.S., Canada and Europe, including U.S. News & World Report,, InformationWeek and multiple healthcare industry publications. He has been blogging on health information technology since 2004 and is a member of the Healthcare Scene network. He previously held staff positions at MedCity News and at Modern Physician.


A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Versel lives in Chicago.