BOSTON, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Empathetics, Inc, an empathy-training firm founded by Dr. Helen Riess - recognized for her research in the neuroscience of empathy, announced today that Janeen McCormick has joined as Director of Business Development at the firm's office in Boston, MA.
Ms. Janeen McCormick has 20 years of experience working primarily in sales, market development and marketing roles for pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Her experience is diverse and spans large corporations, such as Johnson and Johnson, to small startup companies. In Ms. McCormick's most recent role, she was charged with leading sales and marketing for a software startup's biopharma division. Prior to her role with the start-up, Ms. McCormick developed a specialty cardiology market for the launch of a left ventricular assist device to treat patients. Similar to the startup environment, she wore many hats in this role, worked with cross functional teams, and partnered with other companies.
"Empathetics has an evidence-based set of solutions that addresses the challenges healthcare organizations face as a result of the changing healthcare environment," said Tessa Misiaszek, CEO of Empathetics, Inc. "Ms. McCormick's strong business development skills and clinical knowledge will enable Empathetics to work with organizations to develop strategies for building a culture of empathy to improve the patient experience." Ms. McCormick's expertise and industry knowledge will enable Empathetics to meet the increasing needs of these organizations.
Ms. McCormick graduated from the California State University of Chico with a BSN. Since her first job as a CCU nurse, she has spent her entire career focusing on patients and patient care.
Empathetics provides innovative empathy and interpersonal skills training for medical professionals leveraging new, scientifically proven methods that enhance human relationships and make medical practice more effective and efficient. Based in the neurobiology and physiology of human interactions, Empathetics training enables accurate interpretation and translation of emotional communications, resulting in greater trust, safety and satisfaction for patients and medical professionals. URL: empathetics.com
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