Members in the News – December 2016

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Members in the News – December 2016

AbleTo, More than 100 healthcare executives recently attended the first annual Behavioral Health Summit, organized by AbleTo, the leading, tech-enabled behavioral telehealth provider, and NYCHBL. This infographic summarizes poll results from the multi-disciplinary audience, including payer, provider, employer, and government thought leaders who attended. AbleTo also just published this article on 21st Century Cures Act.

Avalon Health Economics published a blog on medical device economics and the health system purchaser in the era of novel payment mechanisms.

ContextMedia, This past month, ContextMedia, the leading provider of healthcare decision platforms that enable better health decisions and outcomes, announced that it will be acquiring AccentHealth, a best-in-class provider of patient education. The acquisition of AccentHealth will bring ContextMedia to a total of 55,000 outpatient facilities in the country, and the company continues to add nearly one percent of all practices in the country each month as it pursues its vision of having a ubiquitous presence in healthcare. ContextMedia is also hiring, learn more about joining their team. 

Crossix Solutions announced the completion of the largest-ever expansion of connected healthcare data.

Grassi & Co., principal Joseph Tomaino wrote an article Insights into “TrumpCare,” discussing where the Trump administration and the Republican Congress will take healthcare.

Levinson Block announced a branding engagement with Hudson Valley Care Coalition (HVCC), the leading health home in the Hudson Valley, offering care coordination and management.

Mount Sinai published an article on how their health system transformed its marketing and communications effort and lessons for other organizations suffering from the same problems.

Oliver Wyman’s Terry Stone published an article in Harvard Business Review on how Incremental Fixes Won’t Save the US Healthcare System.

Safeguard Scientifics announced that partners company CloudMine Achieved CSF Certification through the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST).

Talkspace announced the appointment of Lynn Hamilton as the company’s first chief commercial officer.