Members in the News – April 2019

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Members in the News – April 2019

Aetna, Product & Marketing group is hiring for a Product Strategy Manager – Consumer Payment Experience. Working with the Head of JV Integrated Experience, the Product Manager, Integrated Experience will contribute to the growth of this transformative model by identifying, designing, developing, and commercializing innovative strategies and solutions that will dramatically improve and differentiate the experience for JV members.

Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, The Mailman School of Public Health, one of the top 5 public health schools in the nation, has consistently excellent placement rates with 96% of their graduates either employed in the field of public health or continuing their studies after graduation. To post a job or internship, please contact Mailman’s Office of Career Services at msphocs@cumc.columbia.edu. To discuss more customized recruitment strategies and on campus events, please email Adi Clerman atalc2278@cumc.columbia.edu.

Crossix published a new blog, It’s Time to Be Upfront About TV Measurement that highlights how recent advancements in analytics are allowing marketers to measure and optimize their TV campaigns more frequently.

GoMo Health announced the launch of EduCare, a Personal Concierge program designed to improve maternal and early child health and literacy outcomes. EduCare provides health and literacy resources correlated to key growth and development milestones that guide parents and caregivers through early childhood development.

Leah Houston, MD, recently published an article, The AMA Is Using Its Government-Granted Healthcare Data Monopoly to Power a Sketchy New Commercial Venture and was also featured in an article in the National Herald, Blockchain in Health Care and Her Greek Heritage.

Munish Khaneja, MD, is proud to share that Altruista Health is a finalist for an award from the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), which honors leadership and companies that exhibit consistent and sustainable growth in financial performance, milestones achieved and other accomplishments. Dr. Khaneja is Altruista’s Chief Medical Officer.

Oberland Capital announced that Curis,Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of innovative therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, has entered into an agreement with funds managed by Oberland for up to $135.7 million, in exchange for selling rights to a portion of royalty revenues on worldwide net sales of Erivedge.

PatientPoint® recently released a new whitepaper detailing why TV and point of care are a perfect pairing for pharma and health and wellness brands. The patient engagement leader also recently named digital media veteran Bill Jennings as its first-ever Chief Digital Officer. Jennings will oversee all PatientPoint proximity marketing and programmatic video solutions and serve as a critical advisor on PatientPoint Digital Solutions for physician offices, hospitals and local healthcare brands. Earlier this month, PatientPoint also announced new collaborations with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Meningitis B Action Project.

TriNetX, Inc., CMO Manfred P Stapff published a real world study using TriNetX’ global research network allowing online analyses of electronic medical records of 53 million patients. The paper First‐line treatment of essential hypertension: A real‐world analysis across four antihypertensive treatment classes can be accessed at the Journal of Clinical Hypertension. The study shows that actual prescribing behavior for first‐line treatment of essential hypertension reflects treatment guidelines. Patients taking either RAS blockers or diuretics experienced the lowest CV event rates. Beta blockers, even when adjusted for pre‐existing cardiovascular conditions, do not seem to be as protective against CV events as the three other classes.