Members in the News – January 2019

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Members in the News – January 2019

AONEC Lifebox, a mobile first, lifestyle change platform delivering type 2 diabetes education focusing on communities of color has changed its name to Hico Health, Inc. The new name more accurately reflects the company’s mission to reduce health disparities in underserved communities by empowering them with the knowledge and the tools to make sustainable behavioral change.

BDO Health published a report on the future of the biotech industry, and how it depends on innovation, optimization and transformation. Download the report here.

Columbia University, The Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University is now accepting applications for the Fall 2019 – Spring 2019 Health IT program, an intensive blended program for diverse professionals at different stages in their careers. Learn more at an upcoming virtual open house, on January 30th at 8:00 pm or February 27th at 8:00 pm.

Cornell University, Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership is the only program of its kind: offering two ivy league degrees in two years in a weekend format that prepares healthcare professionals to drive change and innovation. To learn more about this dual degree program and receive exclusive event invitations, complete an online Pre-Assessment today.

Crossix VP of Analytics Services, Sarah Caldwell, shared her perspective on key healthcare trends and her predictions for the coming year in a new MM&M Spotlight video.

DRG was named a Top Consulting Firm to Watch in 2019 by Ivy Exec. a strong recognition of their industry partnerships and dedication to helping the life sciences industry solve complex problems.

Everyday Health published a blog with new research showing that one in five pregnant women may have a new mental health diagnosis, but the likelihood is higher among those with IBD.

GoMo Health recently co-hosted a launch event for their newest Personal Concierge programs. These two remote care management programs will support providers treating prenatal and postpartum mothers with opioid use disorder, as well as the women themselves. The event was attended by New Jersey First Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy, Shereef Elnahal, MD, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Health, and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., of New Jersey’s 6th district.

Grace Cordovano, PhD, board-certified patient advocate and founder of Enlightening Results, published How to Win at Clinical Trial Recruitment in 2019, strategic insights from a patient and carepartner’s perspective on how to radically change a clinical trial’s success.

Healthix had very successful 2018, including a record-breaking number of new participants, data feeds, patient consents and many other accomplishments. In 2019 they will continue to keep the customer front and center. Read the full list of accomplishments and plans in their January newsletter.

Kognito was recently featured in PM360, a leading trade magazine for marketing decision makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostics industries. PM360 has named Kognito’s Talk to Someone: Triple Negative Breast Cancer as one of the most innovative Products of 2018.    

PatientPoint Founder and CEO Mike Collette recently penned a blog with three big predictions for healthcare in 2019. The patient engagement solutions leader also recently posted a provider testimonial from Adnann Sheriff, DO, of Amherst Medical Associates in Buffalo, NY. In the testimonial, Dr. Sheriff explains that from the waiting room to the exam room, the PatientPoint platform allows his patients to focus more on their care.

Penguin Pay, 0% APR prescription financing company, has announced a deferred payment program for furloughed government workers to cover medication (no fees, no interest).