Members in the News – March 2018

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Members in the News – March 2018

AbleTo was featured in Healthcare Analytics News on how their platform is changing the way the healthcare industry uses behavioral health data. The article talked about how just as oncology analytics start-ups are harvesting insights from sprawling data sets to combat cancer, AbleTo is doing much the same for behavioral health.

Adrienne Nicole Productions, Adrienne Nicole, CEO and Executive Producer was highlighted in Mayor de Blasio’s recent campaign featuring Minority and Women-Owned Businesses. The campaign includes several videos and advertisements around the city. Through subway, video and digital advertisements, The Mayor’s Office is encouraging area business owners to obtain their MWBE certification. Adrienne is one of a handful of businesses hand-selected by the City to encourage other entrepreneurs to follow in their footsteps.

Alpha-1 Project was recently featured in a WSJ article, “Race for a Cure Spurs Biotechs to Rely More on Nonprofit Backers” that talks about the growing involvement of patient advocacy foundations in the startup ecosystem, and how they are becoming more important to biotech companies, especially ones developing drugs for rare conditions that have few or no approved treatments. NYCHBL member Kenneth Irvine HBS 66 is a board member of the Alpha-1 Project, which was showcased as a prime example of venture philanthropy.

Crossix, Vice President, Analytics Services, Shannon Gallagher, is speaking at this year’s DTC National Conference along with Brian Cordes of AT&T AdWorks. They will discuss the growing presence of addressable TV in the pharma industry.

EIR Innovation announced its strategic contract selection on appointing Admares, the global leader in executing cutting-edge marine, land and modular construction techniques to be the first contract manufacturer to build it’s patented modular hospital product, MedModular. The first-stage of building the patented technology will be focused on co-operating the build of the first prototype of the patient room module – a building block of the “Hospital of the Future.” The prototype is expected to arrive in the United States in Q3 of 2018.

Enlightening Results, Over the last year, Founder and Professional Patient Advocate, Grace Cordovano, PhD, had a personal mission of understanding why pharma companies do not include patients in their clinical trial life cycle. Her findings are highlighted in her latest piece entitled, “Pharma’s 50 Shades of Gray: Including Patients in the Clinical Trial Life Cycle”.

Grassi Healthcare Advisors, CEO Joesph Tomaino (also a NYCHBL Advisory Board member) was interviewed in Part B News, Private equity deals can mean quick cash now and later – for the right kind of practice.

Healthix announced the launch of an essential alerts program for real-time care coordination, built upon InterSystems HealthShare® that nearly doubles the number of alerts that clinicians can receive about the care status of their patients. The program streamlines more effective, cost-efficient care across their HIE network without compromising healthcare privacy.

MDCalc co-founder, Dr. Joseph Habboushe, published The $1 Trillion Idea in Columbia Business School’s Ideas at Work, exploring the root of the US healthcare system’s $1 trillion in clinical waste and identifying some key areas for improvement.
Saama and Elligo Health Research announced a strategic partnership to advance clinical research data management.

The Kinetix Group (TKG) has launched NASHNET, a national NASH Centers of Excellence network to build best practices for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) care delivery redesign. The initial members of NASHNET include Geisinger Health System, Ochsner Medical Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Health System, and Baylor Medical College. For more information, click here.

PatientPoint, Chief Client Officer Linda Ruschau recently published an opinion editorial in MM&M about the importance of trust and why it shouldn’t be an optional value for companies. Chief Analytics, Insights & Strategy Officer Scott Nesbitt also recently published a blog about several initiatives currently underway from the Point-of-Care Communications Council that are helping to underscore the trustworthiness of the channel.

Tyto Care, telehealth innovator, raised $25M to support their expansion in the U.S. and Asia. The funding indicates the market’s confidence in Tyto Care’s unique solution for remote examinations and telehealth visits, extending the reach of clinicians without sacrificing quality of care.