June 8, 2017


Elizabeth Petersen

President, H3.Group


H3.Group wins multiple awards at 38th annual SIPAwards

Middleton, MA (June 8, 2017) — H3.Group has been named the first-place winner in multiple categories by the Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA) during the 38th annual SIPAwards competition for excellence in editorial and marketing. Winners were announced during a luncheon at SIPA’s 41st Annual Conference: Growth Now, held at the Marriott Metro Center in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, June 6.

“We are extremely proud to receive these awards,” says Dennis O’Brien, vice president of marketing for H3.Group. “They demonstrate the success of our internal teams, and our commitment to collaboration and innovation.”

H3.Group was formed in March 2017 upon the merger of DecisionHealth, LLC, with existing brands HCPro and HealthLeaders Media. With its three pillars of thought leadership, expertise, and application, H3.Group strives to provide critical insight, analysis, tools, and training to healthcare organizations nationwide, aiming to empower healthcare professionals with solution-focused information and intelligence to guide their organizations’ efforts in achieving compliance, financial performance, leadership, and organizational excellence.

“We congratulate all of the winning publishers on their high-caliber editorial work and best-in-class marketing initiatives,” said Nancy Brand, SIPA’s managing director. “SIPA commends the individual and team efforts that earned these well-deserved honors.”

The SIPA awards were presented across 29 categories, including Best Daily Publication and Best New Product Launch, and were judged by a panel of more than 40 specially chosen industry peers.

"Quality is at the heart of what we do, and to be recognized with peer-judged awards is so meaningful," says Elizabeth Petersen, president of the H3.Group, a Simplify Compliance business. "I'm incredibly proud of the team."


H3.Group brands received top honors in five categories:

  • Best Health Care/Regulatory/Education Interpretative or Analytical Reporting
  • Special Issue: Coverage of the Proposed MIPS Rule, DecisionHealth, an H3.Group Brand
  • Best Daily Publication
  • HealthLeaders Media Daily eNewsletter, HealthLeaders Media, an H3.Group Brand
  • The Margie Weiner Award for Best Marketing Campaign of the Year
  • Coding Center Expert Becomes the Star Performer in 2016 (and Delivers Million Dollar Return)!, DecisionHealth, an H3.Group Brand
  • Best New Product Launch
  • SelectCoder Facility: Precision Engineered to Speed Past the Competition, DecisionHealth, an H3.Group Brand
  • Best Lead Generation Program
  • CRC Symposium Challenge, HCPro, an H3.Group Brand

Other honorable mentions and runners-up include:

  • Best New or Relaunched Website
  • Credentialing Resource Center, HCPro, an H3.Group Brand
  • Best Editorial and Marketing Collaboration
  • ACDIS Live! , HCPro, an H3.Group Brand


About H3.Group

H3.Group is comprised of DecisionHealth, HCPro, and HealthLeaders Media. By bringing together industry-leading and award-winning tools, experts, and thought leadership, H3.Group offers the healthcare industry unique knowledge, insight, and solutions with the mission of providing critical insight, analysis, tools, and training to healthcare organizations nationwide.


The leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. For more information, visit


The nation’s leading source for proprietary decision-support knowledge, tools, and guidance to meet the compliance and regulatory needs of physician practice, hospital, and home healthcare professionals. For more information, visit

HealthLeaders Media

The leading provider of healthcare business intelligence, thought leadership, and data-driven content for the nation’s healthcare C-suite. For more information, visit


About SIPA

SIPA (the Specialized Information Publishers Association of SIIA) represents the interests of niche publishers and industry partners, and is the premier source of best practices and peer collaboration for the specialized information profession. Since 1977, SIPA has been providing resources and networking opportunities to the member community that help publishers grow and profit, increase efficiency, and improve operations. For more information, visit SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data, and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA’s divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company.


DecisionHealth, HCPro and HealthLeaders Media merge to form the H3.Group

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 6, 2017 – BLR and Leeds Equity Partners today announced the merger of DecisionHealth, LLC, with existing brands HCPro and HealthLeaders Media, to form the H3.Group. The H3.Group, with its three pillars of thought leadership, expertise, and application, provides critical insight, analysis, tools and training to healthcare organizations nationwide.

“As the H3 Group, we combine our thought leadership, proven experts and comprehensive product portfolios to create an unrivaled one-stop destination for all healthcare professionals looking to solve their toughest compliance challenges, while optimizing deserved reimbursement.” said Steve Greenberg, President of DecisionHealth, and now President of the H3.Group.

The creation of the H3.Group comes as healthcare faces an unprecedented period of transition that brings uncertainty and opportunity. As policies and regulations are revisited and payment models changed, the need for clarity, actionable guidance and expert training for all provider settings and functional areas will increase dramatically.

The H3.Group brings together the industry-leading and award-winning tools, experts and thought leadership that offer the healthcare industry a depth of knowledge, insight and solution set not found anywhere else.  “Joining forces with HCPro and HealthLeaders Media allows DecisionHealth to bring the actionable revenue cycle guidance, coding skills certification and workflow tools that empower medical practices and home health agencies to make the right decisions at the right time to ensure optimal reimbursement and total compliance across the provider continuum,” said Tonya Nevin, Vice President of Products at DecisionHealth.

“As an acknowledged industry authority in healthcare regulation and compliance, HCPro brings to the H3.Group a committed team of educators and subject matter experts who work diligently to develop training and compliance solutions that guide healthcare professionals as they strive to not only comply with regulations but implement best-in-class solutions. This mission complements, enhances and merges beautifully with DecisionHealth’s expertise,” said Erin Callahan, Vice President of Product Development and Content Strategy at HCPro.

“And for our clients, as part of the H3.Group, we can now offer even deeper and wider access to an expanded healthcare audience,” said Chris Driscoll, Publisher at HealthLeaders Media.


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About DecisionHealth

DecisionHealth, part of the H3.Group has been providing information, guidance and tools to healthcare businesses for more than 30 years. Its publications, software and educational events help providers with issues impacting their revenue cycle – from patient intake to coding, billing and denials management. DecisionHealth is well-known for publishing Part B News, Home Health Line and producing the Complete Home Health ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual. With its release of the Home Health Coding Center and SelectCoder, it offers online coding and compliance applications that redefine the user experience and exponentially increase productivity. Visit for more information.


About HCPro

HCPro, part of the H3.Group, is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. HCPro is a pioneer in the delivery of Web-based information, resources and content on "The Business of Healthcare" to managers in the healthcare industry. HCPro developed a series of unique Internet-based solutions, including Web sites, online information centers, electronic product distribution, electronic site licenses, and strategic distribution alliances. See for more information.


About HealthLeaders Media
HealthLeaders Media, part of the H3.Group, is a leading multi-platform media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals. As an integrated media company, HealthLeaders Media includes
HealthLeaders magazine,, the HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Unit, HealthLeaders Media LIVE events, and California HealthFax. All these platforms may be found online at


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