Members in the News – November 2019

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Members in the News – November 2019

ChenMed, Vice President of Growth John Haskell reports big plans for continued national expansion in 2020. ChenMed will bring its global-cap primary care model to five new markets across the U.S. and build 20 new centers next year, primarily in underserved urban neighborhoods. ChenMed provides intensive and dignified primary care to seniors in need, reducing inpatient admissions by 40% while driving 5-star quality. All members receive concierge-style primary care, door-to-door transportation via UberHealth, and on-site cardiology, fitness classes, and other services to keep seniors actively engaged in their well-being.

Crossix VP, Industry Solutions, Jeremy Mittler, shared his POV on the recent uproar around Project Nightingale and how Google can better protect patient privacy in a new blog post. 

Doximity recently released its 2019 Women’s Health and Oncologist Workforce Analysis, which examined which U.S. metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) will be most severely impacted by the coming shortage of oncologists. The study found that the top 10 MSAs most likely to suffer a shortage of oncologists are: 1. Miami 2. North Port, Fla. 3. New York City 4. Los Angeles 5. Washington D.C. 6. Detroit 7. Hartford, Conn. 8. Buffalo, N.Y. 9. Las Vegas 10. San Diego. Access the full report here.

GoMo Health, CEO and Chief Behavioral Technologist Bob Gold was featured on the PopHealth Week podcast. PopHealth Week is a syndicated show that tracks, reports, informs and engages thought leaders, entrepreneurs and disruptive companies or health systems in the emerging field of Population Health Management. Listen to it here.

HPEC is a physician identity and credentialing company that is owned operated and designed by the same physicians on the network. Leah Houston, MD is the physician CEO who gave the keynote at this years annual Blockchain Healthcare Summit in NYC on October 15-17 of this year. She also spoke at Stanford Medical College on November 1st. HPEC is currently discussing potential partnerships with some of the major identity verification platforms and is seeking a technical co-founder. They will be focusing efforts on that goal and closing out their seed round over the next few months. For more information go to or e-mail

Ichnos Sciences Inc. launched as an independent, leading-edge biotech company in October 2019. The company focuses on innovation in oncology, autoimmune disease and pain. With headquarters in Paramus, NJ, Ichnos Sciences is poised to become a key player in the greater New York City area’s growing biotech industry. Learn more at

tellic, data science for life, has launched drug360 Knowledge Graph product that unlocks genetic insights from biomedical data. This SaaS product enables researchers and analysts to dramatically increase their efficiency searching multiple data sources and uncover valuable genetic knowledge supporting decisions around their pipelines.

PatientPoint® recently dominated the 2019 National Health Information Awards (NHIAs) with 80 awards—bringing home more awards for content excellence than any other organization for the eighth consecutive year. The patient engagement leader also recently published a Q&A blog featuring PatientPoint Chief Product Officer and 2019 DTC Innovator honoree David Guthrie.

PulsePoint published the new report, What will the future of healthcare look like?  These predictions from PulsePoint CEO Sloan Gaon might just be the insights you need to stay ahead of the curve. Click through the videos to view our healthcare technology predictions for tomorrow and beyond.

VNSNY, CHOICE SelectHealth, a New York State Department of Health Special Needs Plan (SNP) for Medicaid-eligible New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS and/or who identify as transgender or live in a Homeless shelter, has been ranked by the NYS Department of Health as having the highest success rate in NYS with HIV viral load suppression (85%) as compared with other Medicaid HIV/AIDS Special Needs Plans. NYS DOH recently expanded eligibility to residents of Nassau and Westchester counties, making this the first and only SNP of its kind to be available in New York State outside of New York City.