Members in the News – August 2016

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Members in the News – August 2016

Casey Fenton – Consultant, Precipio Health Strategies
Casey co-authored The Hospice Guide to Billing and Reimbursement, which covers CMS’ payment reform and reimbursement changes within home hospice, hospice facilities and hospital-based hospice.

Dr. Ronnie Hershman – CEO, HealthEffect
Ronnie has launched HealthEffect, a healthcare-specific online marketplace where a global community collaborates to bring medical innovations to market and improve the health of the world.

Robert Herzog – CEO, eCaring
Robert discussed his vision for eCaring with the d.Health Summit team.

Dr. Gary Kurtzman – Managing Director, Safeguard Scientifics
Safeguard portfolio companies are making news. Good Start Genetics Plots a Course to Expanded Markets in Family Care with Pediatric Scientific Advisory Board. Oncology Precision Network (OPeN) Announces Data Sharing Commitments at Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit. CloudMine Releases CareKit SDK for Apple Developers.

Helen Leis – Partner, Oliver Wyman
Helen published two articles on Health Information and Vulnerable Populations. The first focuses on Health Information Companies while the second looks at the funding environment for such companies.

Thomas MacGinley – Senior Account Manager, Healthix
Congrats to Tom on his new position with Healthix. He was formerly with Dimension Data.

Glenn Mcananama – Senior Director of Marketing, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America
Glenn joined MT Pharma America from Allergan and is leading the launch of edaravone (NDA filed in June) for ALS.

Sally Poblete – CEO, Wellthie
Sally chatted with Start-Up Health Now about Wellthie’s mission and why design is the future to consumerizing health insurance.

Rob Rebak – CEO, AbilTo
Behavioral telehealth startup AbilTo named Rob as its new CEO in June. Rob was previously President, Consumer Solutions at Sharecare and CEO of QualityHealth.

Vera Rulon – Director, External Medical Communications, Pfizer
Big honors for Vera, who was selected for the 2016 American Health Information Management’s Distinguished Member Triumph Award.

Richard Shapiro – President, The Center for Client Retention
Are Robots Better At Delivering Customer Service Than People? Hear what Richard thinks.

John Strapp, Jr. – Cofounder and Chairman, The Kinetix Group
John announced the launch of a number of pilots with OcuNetix to enhance care coordination among eye care providers and PCP-health systems to bring eye care into population health management.