BOSTON, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Empathetics, Inc., an empathy education technology company founded by Dr. Helen Riess - recognized for her research in the neuroscience of empathy, announced that John J. Stamatopoulos has joined as President.
Mr. Stamatopoulos brings extensive experience growing early stage healthcare and education technology companies to improve healthcare, with an emphasis on provider-patient communications. Empathetics partners with leading healthcare organizations to implement blended learning solutions to help develop a culture of empathy, which studies have demonstrated can significantly improve the patient's experience and satisfaction.
Before Empathetics, Mr. Stamatopoulos held leadership roles at venture funded and publicly traded companies including Noble.MD, Advanced Practice Strategies, and Tobii-ATI. His focus is commercializing new technologies for education and activation for patients and providers. John has implemented initiatives to improve quality and reduce risk at hospitals, health systems, and insurance carriers nationwide. Early in his career, he performed business development roles at Inovalon, IDEX Health & Science, Hill-Rom, and AstraZeneca.
"Empathetics has a set of solutions that helps healthcare organizations meet the challenges they face related to provider-patient communication and patient satisfaction," said Dr. Helen Riess – Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Empathetics. "We're thrilled John has joined our executive team. Empathetics is now working with large healthcare organizations to develop a culture of empathy to improve both the patient experience and health outcomes." Mr. Stamatopoulos's expertise and industry knowledge will enable Empathetics to meet the increasing needs of these organizations. Mr. Stamatopoulos has a BSBA in Marketing and MIS from Northeastern University. He also holds post-graduate certifications in Medical Device Management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and in Mergers & Acquisitions from Loyola University Graduate School of Business. John is a member of the Board of Governors at the Paul Revere Innovation School and a Mentor at Everwise. He has volunteered with Extreme Makeover Home Edition and filmed a public service announcement for Prevent Blindness.
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 on the neurobiology and physiology of human interactions, Empathetics training, enables accurate interpretation and translation of emotional communications, resulting in greater trust, safety, and satisfaction. URL: empathetics.com
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