Members in the News – March 2020

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Members in the News – March 2020

Clarivate Analytics has closed the acquisition of Decision Resources Group. The acquisition will allow the companies to support customers’ needs and deliver value across the entire drug, device and medical technology lifecycle.

Crossix, Senior Director, Analytics Services, Alina Levin, recently published a blog post on how direct-to-consumer media can impact healthcare professionals.

Doximity’s senior director of enterprise marketing, Shivani Balan, was honored in MM&M Magazine’s 2020 class of 40 Under 40. The annual list recognizes the industry’s sharpest and most creative young minds across a range of employers: from pharma and biotech companies and agencies to device manufacturers, analytics firms and health media.

Geraldine McGinty, Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology and Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medicine and NYCHBL Advisory Board Member was recently featured in The Lancet for her inspiring work in US radiology.

GoMo Health is deploying its telehealth digital therapeutic and chat program to enable healthcare organizations impacted by the Coronavirus to handle increased volume in a more consistent and individualized process. Interested organizations can contact Gary Pollack gpollack@gold-group.com, 732-832-5107.

Grassi, Joe Tomaino, CEO of Grassi Healthcare Advisors, has written an article on the business impact of the Coronavirus and the importance of including global health risks in your business continuity and risk management plans. Preparing for the epidemic is especially important for companies in high-risk areas like the densely populated and heavily traveled New York City region.

Healthix and New York Care Information Gateway (NYCIG) have joined forces to potentially become the largest HIE network in the country. The combined organizations will operate under the name of Healthix and together cover NYC, Long Island, and New York State.

LifeSci NYC Internship Program is seeking Hosts for Summer Internships. Now in its 3rd year, the LifeSci NYC Internship Program continues to grow, placing ~100 college and graduate students / year into internships at 50+ of New York City’s leading life sciences / medical devices / digital health companies from small startups to multinational corporations. There is no cost to participate other than paying interns at least $15 / hour. Sign up to host at lifesci.nyc/hosts or contact rich@upperweststrategies.com for more info.

PulsePoint published a new piece on how consumer skepticism can often stem from a miscommunication of how data is being used and the value behind its usage. In her blog post, PulsePoint VP of Marketing, Maria Simeone, recognizes that it’s become more important than ever, especially in health, to facilitate conversations around data privacy and transparency.

Sid Lee partnered with Xealth to release PROJECT BEYOND, the first in a series of consumer studies to examine how communities engage with digital health tools and how these tools impact health choices, experiences and behaviors. The first community surveyed is new or expecting moms, the future chief medical officer of the household. Perhaps not surprisingly, the results indicate a divide between our mom’s expectations for digital health and what hospitals and health systems are currently delivering. Click here to learn more about Sid Lee.