Members in the News – August 2017

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Members in the News – August 2017

Auditory Insight, President and Founder Nancy M. Williams has launched a blog addressing go-to-market strategies for companies addressing hearing loss. With the recent Senate passage of a bill allowing the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids, and the surge of interest in the market for hearing aids and hearing wearables, her strategic insights are particularly timely.

Altruista Health, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Munish Khaneja will serve on the Development Committee of the Primary Care Development Corporation, to aid the organization’s mission to support primary care initiatives.

Care General was one of seven grant winners selected by the NYC Digital Health Marketplace for a pilot proposal jointly submitted with Northwell Health/Lenox Hill Hospital targeting the NYC Hispanic diabetic population. The company was also selected by the University of Texas Health’s Institute for Health Transformation (IHT) to be the patient communications platform for Project Diabetes Obesity Control (DOC), a pilot focused on the Hispanic diabetes community in Brownsville, TX.

Grady Health System, Michael Friend recently became the Manager of Revenue Cycle Strategy at Grady Health System in Atlanta.

Grassi & Co. is hosting an exclusive half-day session to discuss top issues impacting the not-for-profit sector, to be held on September 19th. They also have an upcoming live webinar on August 16th to discuss important information and insights for NYS Paid Family Leave.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Brian Nickerson, Senior Associate Dean of Master’s Programs & Director, MS Program in Health Leadership announced a free gateway seminar conference, Getting Population Health Right: Critical Areas for Innovation to be held on August 22nd. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first serve basis.

Mental Health Association (MHA-NYC), a locally based not-for-profit with significant national reach, is recruiting for an Assistant Vice President for Strategy and Business Development to help drive MHA-NYC’s overall growth agenda by leading strategic partnership activities and developing relationships with business partners and potential customers.

New Jersey Innovation Institute, Judith Sheft, Associate Vice President of Technology and Enterprise Development announced a call for applications to participate in the seventh cycle of the successful Health IT Connections program, set to kick off October 6, 2017.

NYU Langone Health, Erwin Wang has transitioned to a new role at NYU Langone Health. In addition to becoming a Hospitalist and Clinical Instructor of Medicine, he is also the new Clinical Lead for Value Based Management.

Outcome Health was recently featured in MedCity News on how leveraging technology has been a key to its $5 billion valuation. They also announced that Vivek Kundra has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer to oversee growth, operations and product Innovation.

Remedy Health Media, President Jim Curtis was recognized by PharmaVOICE with a 2017 Red Jacket award, having been chosen multiple times as a PharmaVOICE 100 (Jim has been selected in 2013, 2014 and 2015). He also released a new book, “The Stimulati Experience 9 Skills for Getting Past Pain, Setbacks, and Trauma to Ignite Health and Happiness.”

Safeguard Scientifics announced that partner company Good Start Genetics will be acquired by San Francisco-based genetics information company, Invitae Corporation. They were also happy to announce that parter company CloudMine was cited as an enterprise cloud leader by in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Health Clouds, Q3 2017 report.