Ilene MacDonald is the executive editor for FierceHealthcare and its related publications. She has been a reporter and editor for more than 25 years. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she served as an editor at FDANews and as the associate editorial director at HCPro, Inc., where she oversaw the company's line of revenue cycle publications and products. Ilene works out of her home office just north of Boston. When she's not working, Ilene is busy taking care of her family, which includes her husband, two teenagers, and a dog (a Bichon-Poodle mix). Ilene enjoys Zumba, reading, Scrabble, cooking, and watching movies. Reach Ilene at imacdonald@fiercemarkets.com.

Zack Budryk is an associate editor with FierceHealthcare; prior to joining Fierce, he wrote for such publications as Inside Higher Ed, Style Weekly, Capital News Service and the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He enjoys reading and running, but (usually) not at the same time. He holds a B.A. in print journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University. He lives with his wife and their two cats in Alexandria, Va. He can be reached at ZBudryk@fiercehealthcare.com.