John Novack

John Novack has a long background in healthcare publishing and communications. He is now director of communications at Inspire, a company that leverages social networks to help connect patients to researchers. Previously, John was director of marketing communications and strategy for patient safety software company Quantros, Inc., and medical market development director at EBSCO Publishing. John was also group publisher at healthcare information company HCPro.

John is a past board member of the Specialty Information Publishers Foundation (SIPF). He was a board member and officer of the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) in the AHCJ’s formative years. He has spoken and written on healthcare social media, online community building, and specialty publishing for the AHCJ and the Specialized Information Publishers Association, among other groups. His interests include running, traveling, reading, music and Boston sports teams.