TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- THREAD Research, a leader in remote patient research and care leveraging Apple HealthKit, ResearchKit and CareKit, welcomes life sciences veteran and digital health innovator, John Reites, to its executive suite.
Reites joins the company as Chief Product Officer and Partner, bringing deep expertise and global experience in digital health strategy, remote/virtual clinical research, Phase I - IV clinical research, patient reported outcomes, Apple ResearchKit, disease management programs, patient communities and patient engagement.
"We couldn't be more excited to have John on the team. He is a true pioneer in this space, and his mission and values align with ours: to solve every human biological question by leveraging the latest digital health tech," says THREAD President/CEO Jeff Frazier.
Reites joins THREAD after more than 14 years as an intrapreneur at Quintiles, the global leader in clinical research and commercialization services. During his tenure, he held many leadership positions and led several internal startups from formation through product development to global growth and scale. He is a published author and frequent keynote speaker who was recently named one of the Top 100 Influencers in Digital Health.
"Our industry is changing and the need for new patient research and care models powered by mobile health has never been more evident. THREAD Research is a leader in this revolution and I am thrilled to be a part of helping our customers adopt mobile health innovation to change the way they conduct research and engage their patients," says THREAD CPO and Partner John Reites.
About THREAD Research
THREAD Research pioneered remote patient research and care with 4 of the first 8 ResearchKit studies including EpiWatch for Johns Hopkins University, The PRIDE Study for UCSF and contributions to mPower for Sage Bionetworks and Mole Mapper for OHSU.
THREAD is focused on designing, launching and maintaining remote patient research and care programs for providers, biopharmaceutical companies, and clinical research organizations. This collective breadth of remote patient research experience enables THREAD's customers to lead their company in changing the way we conduct research and engage patients. With semi-custom software and services, THREAD connects the fragmented pieces that make remote patient research and care work.
For more information about THREAD, visit THREADResearch.com.
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