Members in the News – June 2019

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Members in the News – June 2019

Berkery Noyes, Managing Director Tom O’Connor led the acquisition of Medimix International, a global technology company providing real-world evidence (RWE) insights and information to the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device industries by Evidera, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) and a leading provider of evidence-based solutions demonstrating the real-world effectiveness, safety and value of health care products. Berkery Noyes represented the seller in this deal that will enable Evidera to offer its customers enhanced technology solutions, real-world data and access to health care.

Castle Connolly Private Health Partners wrote a new blog post that points out the challenges physicians face with their own health and the wellbeing of their practice. The results of burnout have become more and more alarming and it is time for physician wellness to become a higher priority.

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Crossix published a new blog, “Are Cookies Going Away? Why Google’s Chrome Announcement Has More Bark than Bite,” to address Google’s plans to change the way cookies are handled in Chrome.

NYCHBL President and Director, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program at Columbia Business School, Bunny Ellerin was recently featured in Crain’s New York Business on NYC healthcare investing“Many of the firms funding startups were focused on investing in technology more generally before moving into health care.” 

PatientPoint recently formed partnerships with two oncology-focused organizations: the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and prostate cancer nonprofit Us TOO International. The patient engagement leader also recently highlighted its men’s health focus as well as its award-winning creative encouraging vaccinations on the PatientPoint blog.

PulsePoint CEO Sloan Gaon published a new article Industry Leaders Emerge As Ad Tech Winter Freezes Out The Undifferentiated that talks about how ad-tech players need to increase efforts on differentiation, specialization and verticalization if they want to succeed in the space. They also wrote about how apple can lead the tech industry on user privacy with new femtech app and collaborated with InTouch media to put together a POV that examines sensisitive disease state media targeting and focuses on the nuances of personalized advertising and considerations for sensitive disease states.

trineOMICS is running a proof of concept prospective clinical study in Silicon Valley to better risk stratify individuals with coronary artery disease (CAD). On the consumer front, trineOMICS’ consumer brand, Tap Clarity (TapClarity.com), has begun leveraging its consumer genomics test for CAD to better engage members in USHC’s employee wellness program. Initial email open rates ranged from 19-52%, well above industry averages!

Weill Cornell Medicine, Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR (and NYCHBL Advisory Board member), recently discussed with the Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) how a business education can benefit healthcare professionals. In the episode“Leading with Mindfulness and Inclusiveness,”  she talked about the path that led her to pursue an MBA, the importance of a strong network, and her mission to make the field of radiology more inclusive. Geraldine was also honored by Health Data Management as one of the 2019 Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT.