Members in the News – February 2019

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Members in the News – February 2019

BDO published a new article, Global Med Device Investigation Highlights Importance of Managing Risk Alongside Innovation that looks at the changing demands of tech-empowered consumers and the importance of managing risk alongside driving more innovation.

Columbia Business School Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management (HPM)director Bunny Ellerin announced that it has received its first endowed gift. The benefactor is Tom DeRosa, CBS ’88 the CEO of Welltower™ Inc., a member of CBS Board of Overseers and a member of the HPM Advisory Board. The gift will do much to ensure the program’s continuing growth and success, elevate its profile, and encourage others to invest in its future.

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health is offering an opportunity to meet some of the nation’s best and brightest talent in public health and healthcare. Join 75+ dynamic employers in recruiting from one of the nation’s top 5 graduate schools of public health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Career Fair on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 10am – 2pm. For questions about the Career Fair, please contact Heather Krasna at For additional ways to recruit Columbia Mailman students, please contact Adi Clerman at

Crossix CEO Asaf Evenhaim shared his perspective on data privacy and security in MM&M’s latest Data Issue.

DRG will be hosting a webinar on March 26th, Global Market Access: 2018 Key Events and Future Impacts. The webinar will examine key events from 2018 that are shaping the future of global market access and the evolving trends guaranteed to make an impact in the next decade.

EIR Healthcare, the healthcare tech company marrying modular construction, smart technology and traditional hospital builds, officially launched the first ever smart hospital room on Amazon. This is the first time hospital facilities executives can purchase individual hospital rooms online at all, and is 20% cheaper than traditional construction methods.

Evolution Road, a digital consultancy-of-record focused on driving commercial impact for life sciences, is launching the first-ever digital health conference for pharma and life sciences: DH4P (Digital Health for Pharma). The goal of the event is to accelerate pharma’s advancement in digital health. The agenda, speakers, sponsors and additional information can be found at

GoMo Health, Behavioral Technologist and Founder Bob Gold will be Chairman at the upcoming CycleNation on 4/7 at Bradley Park in Asbury Park, NJ, an event to raise awareness for stroke prevention.

Grassi Healthcare Advisors will be hosting a webinar on March 7, discussing the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). With the new PDPM model coming in October, it is important to learn how to leverage the new model for quality and financial improvement. The webinar will explain the opportunities and provide companies with the blueprint necessary to realize the benefits.

Kognito presented a Learning Lab at the IMSH 2019 conference, featuring demonstrations of Kognito’s evidence-based simulations and implementation examples from several healthcare organizations. See more about their standardized patient simulations using virtual humans here.

LevinsonBlock released a new guide with Marketing Shortcuts for Community Health Centers. Sixty-one percent of community health centers believe competition is on the rise in the next 12 months, this report offers actionable recommendations that help community health centers compete – designed with their unique mission and budget in mind.

PatientPoint® recently announced a partnership with Antidote Technologies to drive more patients to enroll in clinical trials within the influential point-of-care setting. Through the partnership, PatientPoint will drive patients and providers to Antidote’s digital clinical trial search tool at more than 7,300 primary care and subspecialty practices nationwide. The patient engagement leader also recently exhibited at HIMSS, and posted a recap blog summarizing their #HIMSS19 experience and insights.