Members in the News – September 2018

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Members in the News – September 2018

98point6, Beth Kreines recently joined as VP, Business Development to lead business development efforts for employers on the East Coast. 98point6 is a company that provides on-demand primary care from board-certified physicians via text. To learn more, contact Beth at or watch this video.

Columbia Business School Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Program (HPM) Director (and NYCHBL President) Bunny Ellerin was recently interviewed in PM360 about the origins and mission of New York City Health Business Leaders, what propelled her to start the group and her proudest moments in a decade of the group’s existence.

Crossix published a new blog AI in Healthcare Marketing: A New Data Frontier that highlights how AI and machine learning have transformed pharma marketing.

Fit4D raised an additional $4 million to fuel growth and product innovation. The raise will enable Fit4D to further its leadership in providing a clinically-proven, patient-centric technology enabled coaching solution to those living with diabetes. In the US alone, 18% of patients accounts for 40% of the $327 billion spent annually for diabetes-related costs.

Grassi Healthcare Advisors will be hosting a webinar on October 9th, Are you being paid for all that you do associated with patient visits to your practice? to examine the major proposed E/M changes for 2019 and how many practices are not billing for work they are actually performing related to patient office based care. They will be doing another webinar on October 10th, to look at What you need to do to prepare your SNF for the transition to Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). The webinar will provide an overview of the changes and outline an approach to developing a strategy for your facility.

HealthSearch Group is pleased to announce the launch of their new website and blog, offering news and insights related to employee recruiting, retention, and professional development for the healthcare industry.

PatientPoint has been named 2018 Vendor/Supplier Company of the Year by PM360 magazine. PatientPoint received top honors for its commitment to innovation, development and retention of talented employees and social responsibility before a sell-out crowd at the 10th annual PM360 Trailblazer Awards Sept. 13 in New York. PatientPoint also recently released a point-of-care measurement glossary and announced a partnership with the Testicular Cancer Society to bring trusted testicular cancer education to thousands of patients and caregivers in physician offices nationwide.

PulsePoint, Chief Revenue Officer Chris Neuner wrote an article The Proactive Revolution is Coming to Healthcare Marketing about technology is enabling much of the world to go proactive, and what that will mean for health marketing and media.

Saama welcomes 6 new industry leaders to their advisory board, Opinder Bawa, Stephen Cunningham, John Fox, Scot Harper, Jay Kaminski, and Jonathan Zung to their advisory board this month as well as added James Karis to their Board of Directors.

TriNetX Inc., Chief Medical Officer Manfred Stapff MD, PhD, chaired the panel discussion at the Summit 2018 in Boston, MA addressing the topic Randomized Clinical Trials & Real-World Evidence: Competitive or Complimentary. During this two-day invitation-only event, attendees from the global community of TriNetX members, Healthcare Organizations, FDA and Industry had the opportunity to network, learn from the experience of peers and explore the creation of real-world evidence (RWE), a rapidly developing method of research for drug development, medical science, and pharmacovigilance.