Debbie Abrams Kaplan

Deborah Abrams Kaplan covers supply chain, business, health and medical topics for industry and journalism clients. Her goal is to make editors’/clients’ lives easier, quote sources accurately and make content interesting and understandable for all readers. As one editor said, “thank you, thank you, thank you for your professionalism, responsiveness, reporting ability, clean copy, and general habit of making me look like a genius for recommending you. You are a total pro and an excellent writer among so many other things. I have come to learn how rare that combination is. I appreciate you more than you know.”

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Business & Finance
Health & Medicine


supply chain, artificial intelligence, healthcare IT, healthcare practice management, oncology, personal finance, insurance

notepad Skills

  • Advertorials
  • Annual reports
  • Blog posts
  • Brochures
  • Case studies
  • Content marketing
  • Editing
  • Feature writing
  • Ghostwriting
  • Ideation
  • Infographics
  • Investigative reporting
  • News
  • News releases
  • Profiles
  • Project management
  • Q&A
  • SEO
  • Social media
  • Web copy
  • White papers
  • Technical writing

notepad Writing Credits

Supply Chain Dive, Inc., Fast Company, Inbound Logistics, Managed Healthcare Executive, Oncology Live, Targeted Oncology, Medical Economics, Diagnostic Imaging, CURE Magazine, USA Today, Bankrate, Motley Fool, Fierce Health Payer, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Gothamist, Mastercard, Walmart, Cox Automotive, Dun & Bradstreet, Fidelity, Wells Fargo, Prudential, Nationwide, Travelers, Western & Southern, T. Rowe Price, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Northwell Health, Novartis, Sanofi, UVA Cancer Center, UCLA, UPMC, Regeneron, Celgene, Scientific American, American Heart Association, Modern Healthcare Custom Publishing, HIMSS, Janssen, Blue Cross Blue Shield,

star Awards, Honors, Appointments

ASJA Award for Extraordinary Service (2021) for advocacy on legislation affecting freelance writers

Selected Work

As author, unless indicated otherwise.

How One Supply Chain Leader Borrows Auto Factory Concepts for a Health System

With seven hospitals and multiple ambulatory centers, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center takes a standardized and data-focused approach to supply chain management.


As PPE demand grew, organizations stepped up to the challenge — and fought fraud along the way

Bad actors emerged during the pandemic, as a supply-demand imbalance in personal protective equipment left openings and vulnerabilities for fraud and counterfeits.


Amazon vs. Traditional Healthcare: Who Will Win?

Predictions that Amazon would make a major move to dominate American healthcare have not come to pass. So far.


Coming Clean: Protecting Yourself From Bacteria on Endoscopes

Bacteria lingering on endoscopes can lead to drug-resistant infections. Before getting scoped, patients should ask how they will be protected.


Currently Relegated for Use in Clinical Trials, MRD Is Poised to Expand Further

The future is rapidly approaching; several hundred trials are using circulating tumor DNA detection and quantification for either intervention or observation.


How One Tech Entrepreneur is Rethinking Salad

Paul Lightfoot doesn’t fit the typical vision of a farmer. He’s a former Wall Street lawyer and software CEO. But the outcome of his midlife crisis a decade ago wasn’t a sports car or Mt. Everest excursion; it was a prescient observation about salad. He saw a leafy greens industry that was not adapting to new consumer preferences and was both vulnerable to climate risks and contributing to rising greenhouse gas emissions.


Fighting the Quiet Crisis of Noncommunicable Diseases

COVID-19 has undermined capacity for care of patients with chronic, non-infectious diseases. Public-private partnerships aim to restore and improve.


How does antibody medicine work? Watch this explainer to find out

Antibody medicines leverage your body’s natural defenses to treat serious diseases. Video explainer.


The pandemic changed how mental health is discussed and treated

Health providers discuss the COVID-19 pandemic’s substantial impact on mental health.


3D Pool-Design Software Company Hires for Fit

Structure Studios helps staff stay connected even when working remotely


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