Members in the News – January 2020

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Members in the News – January 2020

Columbia Business School Alumni Club of NY Healthcare Committee will be hosting a program on the Power of AI & Big Data in Disrupting Medicine and Healthcare Delivery, to be held on February 11th from 6:00 –- 8:30 in midtown at the law offices of Goodwin Proctor. Click here to register for this exciting discussion and networking opportunity. 

Crossix, VP, Industry Solutions, Jeremy Mittler, shared his perspective about how healthcare advertisers will be affected by a future without third-party cookies in a new blog post.

LG Chem Life Sciences has established their Innovation Center with NYCHBL member Manfred P Stapff MD PhD as its newly appointed president. The Cambridge, MA based center will explore collaborations from drug discovery to early clinical stages using an open innovation model and focusing on patient-centered product development. LG Chem will step up efforts to commercialize its new treatments under development by using the large network and infrastructure in the US, especially in the Boston and Greater New York area. Main therapeutic areas include, but are not limited to, immuno-oncology, diabetes, gout, and inflammatory bowel diseases. Click here to learn more.

PatientPoint® Founder and CEO Mike Collette was recently featured in an expert roundup about the Point of Care channel in 2020. In the article, appearing in the February issue of PM360, Collette says that interactive exam room screens have had the most impact in Point of Care. “By leveraging interactive touchscreens, HCPs and patients can now quickly drill into whatever content is most relevant to them—talk about personalized medicine!” Collette notes.

PulsePoint, as today’s times rapidly change within the world of data and technology, PulsePoint CEO Sloan Gaon, discusses the way he tackles these challenges by leading with a purpose driven mindset and how he is moving PulsePoint full speed ahead in 2020. PulsePoint is seeking candidates to fill a VP level role accountable for leading the sales and account management efforts for their Programmatic Health Platform. Apply to their open Head of Programmatic Health Platform for a great opportunity to make a big impact, for a growing company and great team!

Rocket Pharma is hosting Rare Disease Day to underscore the nature of rare diseases and what patients and families face. Join for an educational event featuring patient discussions and opportunities for patients and families to engage with physicians and researchers in the NY healthcare community. The event will be held on Feb. 29th, Carnegie Hall, Resnick Education Wing, 81 7th Avenue from 3:00 – 5:30PM EST with a reception to follow. For more information or questions, please email

The Sophia Consulting Firm announced that its Founder and CEO, Dr. Sophia Ononye, was honored with the Spark Award from the New York Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA). This award is in recognition of her “remarkable leadership efforts and dedication as a volunteer leader.” Dr. Ononye will be officially recognized at an upcoming gala in January 2020 for her dedication to the HBA. Click here for more details.

Virtual Force is a design and innovation firm that helps enterprises build and scale their teams to execute on digital transformation initiatives. Virtual Force, in collaboration with NYCHBL, is offering a 2-week free trial to members, for the following services: Digital/ mHealth Design & Development, Deep Learning, AI and Analytics, Blockchain & Distributed Ledgers, Augmented & Virtual Reality,Wearables, Connected Health & IoT. For more information, contact Waleed Nasir, Head of Products, (

ZyDoc, CEO James M. Maisel, M.D. recently published a blog post comparing the accuracy rate of leading dictation methods being used by clinicians to populate their EHR. With physician burnout being at an all-time high due to data entry fatigue, ZyDoc is enabling clinicians to streamline their workflow with the ideal clinical documentation solution for modern medical professionals.