Members in the News – June 2017

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Members in the News – June 2017

AbleTo CEO Rob Rebak and The Quell Foundation President/CEO Kevin Lynch shared an important message at the end of Mental Health Month. Also, AbleTo is hiring! They currently have open roles on their engineering, clinical, commercial and operations teams.

Auditory Insight™, Nancy M. Williams, President and Founder will perform the first movement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata at the Hearing Loss Association of America’s National Convention in June in Salt Lake City. She’s also publisher and founding editor of the online magazine, Grand Piano Passion™, which celebrates musicians with hearing loss.

Context Matters recently presented three research projects at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Meeting in Boston, Trends in Time to Reimbursement in Oncology, Do Longer HTA Review Times for Oncology Products Reflect Worse Outcomes?,  ICER’s Generalized Budget Impact Modeling Methodology is Contrary to ISPOR Task Force Guidelines and the Methods of Other HTA Agencies – two in collaboration with biopharmaceutical research company Incyte.

Crossix Solutions & WPP’s Data Alliance have announced a U.S. Partnership that enables best-in-class audience insights, media and creative planning, measurement, and optimization.

Grassi & Co. published a report, “MACRA, You Still Have Time to Avoid a Penalty!” that explains how providers only have until October to start reporting under MACRA to avoid a penalty.

Healthix released a new video that explains in “1-2-3” the benefits of health information exchange (HIE) in New York State. Click here to see the full video.

Health Catalyst Capital invested in BetterDoctor, a company that helps health insurers and health systems maintain accurate provider data.

Mount Sinai, The MS in Health Care Leadership Program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently graduated another cohort of over 20 diverse health care professionals who completed 20 months of intensive online, and in-person training on a part-time basis. This unrivaled graduate degree program provided them with the education required to master strategic knowledge in policy reform, operations management, big data, IT innovation, strategic planning, leadership, innovation and more.

Oliver Wyman published a new report with key insights into what American consumers want from their healthcare experience. Download the full report here.

Outcome Health was recently valued at $5 Billion on an initial fundraising round of $500 million. The round will allow Outcome to invest in promising health-care startups that complement its technology and expand their network.

Safeguard Scientifics announced that Zipnosis Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rebecca Hafner-Fogarty was named to the Federation Of State Medical Boards Ethics And Professionalism Committee.