The Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global Inc. has announced the appointment of Dr. Marty Makary as Editor-in-Chief at MedPage, a trusted and reliable daily healthcare news source reaching 800,000 healthcare professionals on a daily basis. Makary is Chief of Islet Transplant Surgery at Johns Hopkins, practicing surgical oncology and gastrointestinal surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and teaching public health policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Makary is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and was named one of America's 20 most influential people in healthcare by HealthLeaders Magazine. His current research focuses on the appropriateness of medical care, drug pricing, and the impact of healthcare costs on low-income populations.
Makary has published three notable books, including the New York Times bestseller Unaccountable, which was released in 2012 and proposes that common-sense; physician-led solutions can fix the U.S. healthcare system. Makary's newest book, The Price We Pay, was published to high acclaim in 2019 and tells the stories of healthcare's disruptive innovators and the new movement to restore medicine to its original mission to help people.
The Everyday Health Group is a recognised leader in patient and provider education and services attracting an engaged audience of over 60 million health consumers and over 800,000 U.S. practicing physicians and clinicians. Our mission is to drive better clinical and health outcomes through decision-making informed by highly relevant information, data, and analytics. They empower healthcare professionals and consumers with trusted content and services delivered through Everyday Health Group's world-class brands. Everyday Health Group is a division of J2 Global Inc., and is headquartered in New York City.
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