Members in the News – August 2018

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Members in the News – August 2018

Crossix published a new blog Three Key Trends for Optimizing Engagement that highlights how brand marketers can better understand their site visitor behavior and the impact of their website on patients’ actions.

Dr. Emmanuel Fombu published a new book The Future of Healthcare: Humans and Machines Partnering for Better Outcomes that provides a new look at how technology can help us develop a roadmap for health and life. The book is available in both paperback and for kindle.

Fit4D was recognized by Forbes for their unique position to move the needle on diabetes care throughout the US. Fit4D‘s recognized “human touch” model was highlighted during their recent panel session with Humana, that took place at the AADE 2018 summit in Baltimore, MD. CEO of Fit4D David Weingard, and Corporate Strategy Director of Humana, Dr. Andrew Renda, shared lessons learned in real world for improving quality and lowering costs for medicare population.

GoMo Health has released a white paper that details a system of patient care created for mental health and the science used to implement it. Learn more and download Innovating Mental Healthcare: Leveraging Technology to Enhance Behavioral Health Outcomes.

Grassi Healthcare Advisors, CEO Joe Tomaino was appointed to the Rutgers Big Data Advisory Board. Learn more about the Institute’s offerings here.

Healthagen Outcomes is delivering real-world evidence to understand the impact of health information technology combined with pharmaceutical product and services. Read about a 100% digital, AFib case study that was highlighted in The Journal of the American Medical Association.

MedTech Strategist, a leading provider of industry insight and investment & networking conferences to the global medical device ecosystem, announced the launch of its Community Blog. The blog complements the strategic device industry coverage that their respected publication, MedTech Strategist, is known for, with candid video interviews and short perspective articles focusing on the people and the passionate innovation behind the most exciting trends in the worldwide device space.

Nancie Steinberg has started a new role as a SVP of Corporate Communications and Media Relations with Burns McClellan, an Investor Relations/Public Relations firm specializing in life sciences and biotech.

NYCHBL President (and head of the CBS Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Program), Bunny Ellerin was named to the PharmaVoice 100 for her role in driving changing healthcare. Congrats Bunny!

Openbox, human-centered design and innovation studio is hosting a 1-day immersive Designing for Active Aging Workshop, Friday, Sept. 14 in NYC. Learn how to imagine and prototype potential products systems and services for aging demographics, and design better for everyone: RSVP.

PatientPoint has been named a finalist in the 2018 PM360 Trailblazer Awards for Company of the Year (Vendor/Supplier) and for Best Point-of-Care Initiative for PatientPoint Interact—Interactive Exam Room Program. PM360 also recently highlighted a piece by PatientPoint Chief Client Officer Traver Hutchins in which Hutchins explains how his own journey with multiple myeloma has helped confirm his passion for point of care. In late July, the point-of-care leader announced a partnership with publishing platform Migraine Again to bring best-in-class migraine education and support to nearly 5,000 primary care and OB/GYN practices nationwide.

Saama, congratulations to Founder & CEO Suresh Katta, for his inclusion to the PharmaVOICE 100. Also, check out a new article written by Karim Damji as he shares his thoughts with Clinical Informatics News on Optimizing Patient Recruitment for Effective Site Startup and video interview with PharmaVOICE’s Taren Grom at DIA about exciting technology trends in clinical trials.

Staten Island PPS, Joseph Conte, PhD the Executive Director of the PPS provided the key note address to the SEIU Pennsylvania Healthcare Union at their second annual Healthcare Transformation Summit. Dr. Conte’s remarks included a description of the transformational path forward over the past 4 years of the PPS and gave numerous examples of how cooperation between labor and management was responsible for new program development and implementation resulting in significant population health improvement.