Members in the News – October 2020

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Members in the News – October 2020

Fern Health was named Top Corporate Musculoskeletal Vendor by Shortlister, the #1 marketplace for employee benefits and wellness platforms. It also named Shaheen Lakhan, MD, PhD, FAAN as Head of Clinical. Dr. Lakhan is a physician-scientist and clinical development specialist board-certified in both neurology and pain medicine, with clinical training from Cleveland Clinic and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

Jones Day published a new white paper on the first six months of COVID-19 relief, and how recipients of federal crisis relief funds in all industries should consider proactive steps to prepare for any government inquiries and private suits.

PulsePoint launched a new health incubator, PulsePoint Data Lab™,  to support the development of novel datasets and health Intelligence.

Veeva Crossix, Sarah Caldwell, General Manager, was featured in an ebook, Using Data for Better Health Outcomes, along with leaders from Acxiom, McCann Health, and Stanford Health Innovation Lab.

Acupath Labs (Long Island) rolls out state of the art online portal for efficient RT-PCR COVID test ordering, results retrieval (within 24-48 hours), and patient/student/employee appointment scheduling. Contact John Cucci ( for more info.

American Heart Association is presenting Counsel for a Cause, joining forces with Chicago and New York’s legal community to address hypertension in areas being disproportionately affected due to underlying chronic conditions and social determinants of health. Donate here to this important cause.

The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity program is now accepting applications. The aim is to develop leaders who understand the foundations of health inequity and have the knowledge, skills, and courage to build more equitable health systems and communities. Application deadline is November 20, 2020. 

CBRE has rolled out an agile practice group that helps companies stay nimble as they strategize around the organization and its future needs. Click here to read the overview.

Doximity announced that over 100 million patient calls have been made using its telehealth tool, Doximity Dialer. The company also released a new data report, which finds telemedicine will account for $29 Billion in healthcare services in 2020. Read the key insights from the study in Becker’s Hospital Review.

GoMo Health has launched a new white paper detailing the Cardiac Concierge Care Program launched at The Heart House, a cardiology practice in South Jersey. Learn how the program measured a 98% medication adherence rate (versus 40-50% for the national average) and a 43% decrease in tobacco use following program enrollment.

Health-E Commerce has launched an online petition to make masks, hand sanitizer and more FSA and HSA eligible. Sign today to help millions of American families get the personal protective equipment (PPE) they need to stay safe in this public health crisis.

The Healthcare PR & Marketing Society of NY (HPRMS) invites you to join a lunchtime chat on October 21 from 12-1:30 pm EST with communications leaders on internal and employee communications for the essential workers since the onset of COVID-19. Contact Yajaira Estevez to register.

Dr. Geraldine McGinty was recently featured in IBM Watson Health Perspectives on how radiologists can navigate the pandemic. She also had a conversation with AIMed on the challenges of deploying artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology; who should pay and be liable for the technology, and her thoughts for the next decade.

The MedTech Strategist Investment & Partnering Summit Virtual 2020 begins 10/15 and runs through November. While nothing replaces an in-person event, start-ups still need financing and investors need to invest, and all stakeholders in the medtech ecosystem need to share ideas. Click here to join.

NODE.Health requests entries for its 4th Annual Validation Awards with submissions due November 9th. The awards honor researchers committed to Evidence and Why it Matters, by leveraging best in class practices in validating their digital solutions.