Jim Hammerand is the managing editor of Medical Design & Outsourcing. He has more than 15 years of professional journalism experience spanning newspapers, magazines, websites and broadcast news. For nearly a decade, he reported and edited business news for American City Business Journals as a reporter and digital editor at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal and then managing editor of the Puget Sound Business Journal in Seattle. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He is based near Seattle in Edmonds, Washington, where he and his family live. Connect with him on LinkedIn or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.