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NEW YORK, NY, March 04, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Rx.Health, an award-winning digital health unification, automation and monitoring platform company has announced Neri M. Cohen, MD, PhD's entry into the company's core executive group as the Chief Medical Information Officer. As part of this role, Dr. Cohen will oversee automation in service lines and care at home to decrease physician burnout and extend benefit of digital transformation to clinicians.
Dr. Cohen is an accomplished Physician Executive with more than 2 decades of focus on quality improvement to achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. His work has been nationally cited as proven success in utilization of healthcare information technology and data analytics to achieve the quadruple aims – better health, better care, less waste, and more joy. As a clinical and IT leader, he created synergy between clinical operations and all manners of digital health information and technology by guiding individuals and teams focused on redesigning healthcare delivery, achieving the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2020. He fits right into the company aiming towards digital transformation and sustainability.
"I've spent the lion's share of my career, both in clinical medicine and in health information technology, working to leverage technology to liberate clinicians to be able to do what they went into medicine for, namely, empathy, human touch and healing. The Rx.Health platform has tremendous capacity to automate necessary processes to activate and engage patients in digital health, achieving superior clinical outcomes and reducing the burden on clinicians. I am excited to join the spectacular team at Rx.Health working on crafting innovative solutions to solve the most pressing problems in healthcare." Neri M Cohen, MD, PhD, CMIO, Rx.Health
"We are thrilled to have Dr. Cohen join us. By bringing automated digital front door and monitoring into our evidence-based formulary, we have been empowering patients and caregivers to engage in innovative ways through text, chat, apps and devices. With Neri's expertise in integrating in-depth clinical knowledge with informatics and our partnerships with national societies, we plan to bring the same automation and AI to extend the benefit of digital transformation to clinical community. This will help Rx.Health continue to be the best evidence-based platform that unifies the fragmented digital health ecosystem for health systems, payers, startups, national societies and research community", said Richard Strobridge, CEO, Rx.Health
About Dr. Neri M. Cohen
During his tenure as Lead Clinical Informatics Liaison and CMIO, GBMC was recognized by HIMSS for stage 7 EMR adoption and the only organization to win the HIMSS Davies Award three years in a row (2019-2021) for work leveraging data & technology to improve clinical care and outcomes. Dr. Cohen participated in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Database since its inception and his clinical results recognized in the top 5% of thoracic surgery practices nationwide for risk adjusted outcomes. His practice was repeatedly cited for top 1% recognition of patient centered care and patient satisfaction. Dr. Cohen was named one of America's top doctors by US News & World Report and Castle Connolly Medical for 13 years in a row. His research in cardiac electrophysiology led to the discovery of novel electrical protection strategies for cardiac surgery and thoracic organ transplantation for which he was awarded a US Patent. Choosing to sub-specialize in General Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Cohen then completed an advanced fellowship in minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung transplantation at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Rx.Health is an award-winning digital health unification, automation and monitoring company committed to providing convenient, connected, patient centric care at home while creating efficiencies for clinical teams. Rx.Health was born out of Mount Sinai Health and provides services to providers, payers and life science. The Rx.Health Platform unifies the fragmented digital health ecosystem through an EHR-connected digital health formulary, self-service automation, AI and analytics. With a library of more than 250 ready to use digital care pathways, Rx.Health's solutions have been deployed in dozens of care settings enabling thousands of providers to transform care delivery and work collaboratively with payers and life science companies. Rx.Health has engaged patients with more than 3 million digital health prescriptions and generated millions of dollars in cost savings. In a peer reviewed clinical study, Rx.Health had a 92% patient activation rate and a 96% clinician usability score. www.rx.health
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