November 2020 News

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November 2020 News

Job Openings

PlatformQ Health, the leading provider of interactive online medical education for HCPs, patients, and caregivers is hiring. They work with many of the world’s leading academic institutions, societies, associations, patient advocacy organizations, as well as leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies to deliver on our mission to improve health outcomes. PlatformQ Health has openings across all areas of the company, visit their careers page to see all the opportunities, including positions in BD/sales, medical, marketing, finance, engineering teams, and more!

Twentyeight Health
Affordable, simple & convenient access to repro & sexual health
Head of Payer & Provider Partnerships

Blink Health
Client Strategy and Operations


November 2020:
NYC Healthcare Investment Updates

  • Nava raised $20M to reinvent the employee benefits brokerage.
  • Kinetic landed $11.25M Series A for its wearable device to prevent workplace injuries.
  • Curve Health, a connected senior care platform, announced a $6M seed round.
  • Oula, a modern maternity center, raised $3.2M in seed funding.
  • Massive Bio, focused on precision medicine and AI-enabled clinical trial enrollment, raised $2.6M.


Industry News

Altruista Health published a new report featuring opinions from 177 health plan leaders (72 percent in director-level roles or higher), who weighed in on their current top challenges, confidence level in achieving interoperability and how SDOH needs have changed in pandemic times. There was one health plan practice they all agreed will never come back! Learn more in the free Altruista Health Annual Payer Index Survey: 2020 Report.

PatientPoint was recently named the 2020 Community Partner of the Year by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation for its promotion of acetaminophen safety in physician offices and hospitals nationwide. The patient engagement leader also recently co-released a new whitepaper with Antidote and the Bright Focus Foundation revealing key motivators and barriers to clinical trial participation among patients with cognitive disorders.

Veeva Crossix has continued to monitor country-wide health and media behaviors since the start of COVID-19. Check out their updated infographic.

Acupath Labs was selected as processing lab for FDA clinical trial of URO17™, an innovative non-invasive bladder cancer biomarker. Bladder cancer is 6th most common cancer in the US, and most expensive to treat. Contact for more info. 

CBRE released the 2020 New Jersey Life Science Market Report, detailing how NJ’s vast size creates unique locational opportunities for life science companies in the Garden State, with a wide range of property types, community settings and price points.

Doximity published its 2020 Physician Compensation Report, which found physician compensation slowed in 2020, increasing by 1.5%. Previous studies have shown increases of up to 4%. In addition, the gender wage gap has widened to 28% this year, with female doctors earning $116,289 less than their male counterparts. Click here to read the study.

GoMo Health CEO Bob Gold was interviewed for the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship discussing digital therapeutics in oncology care. Read it here.

Health Search Group, Chief Marketing Officer Sherrie Dulworth has published a two part series on Unemployment, including insights on emotional resiliency and networking. Click here to learn more about how Health Search Group is helping transform healthcare organizations by connecting them with the right talent.

HPRMS (Healthcare PR & Marketing Society of NY) is hosting an online event, The State of the PR Industry in 2020: Tips for building stronger relationships with journalists from both sides of the media relations equation on Thurs. 11/19 from 12-1 PM ET. Led by Gregory Galant, co-founder and CEO of Muck Rack and co-creator/executive producer of The Shorty Awards, free for members, $10 for non-members of HPRMS.

Playback Health is a vital strategy for COVID-19. Due to the pandemic visitations have been eliminated for hospitalized patients. Playback Health allows clinicians to communicate care to patients and their family, and extended care teams, using a HIPAA-secure App both synchronously and asynchronously reducing their burden. It’s now core to Northwell’s COVID response strategy.