Alison Szot is an experienced journalist and communication strategist. She is the head of Woven Word LLC, a corporate and marketing communications consultancy that advises businesses of all sizes in multiple industries. She holds a Master of Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health and previously served as the senior editor and director of external partnerships for The Medicare NewsGroup, an independent source for journalists for Medicare news, policy and legislation. Alison has more than 15 years of experience working in traditional and corporate journalism. She has worked on staff at numerous Chicago-area hospitals and health care organizations, reporting on both clinical and organizational issues, as well as at Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician, where she served as an online editor.