NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- pingmd, Inc., a leading patient communication platform for healthcare, has announced the appointment of Lawrence Sosnow as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dr. Gopal K. Chopra, former Chairman of pingmd and co-founder will remain active as a member of the Board.
Mr. Sosnow, also known as Larry, has four decades of success building innovative health care companies. In 2000, he founded SeniorBridge, a care management and home health business that was acquired by Humana (HUM), and is now its Humana at Home. In 1997, Mr. Sosnow co-founded athenahealth, Inc. (ATHN) a physician practice management business. In 1976, Mr. Sosnow founded Patient Care, Inc., a home health business that was acquired by Chemed, Inc (CHE).
Mr. Sosnow is a veteran of the U.S. Army and obtained a BA in Business Administration from Upsala College.
pingmd, Inc. is a New York City-based digital healthcare solutions company that uses mobile-first technology to improve patient and care team communication. Cloud-based and HIPAA-compliant, pingmd provides appropriate and relevant data capture through structured checklists, photo, video, and secure case-based conversation formats. By allowing patients to easily report data on their clinical or care management status, care teams can escalate issues in a timely manner and efficiently apply resources to improve patient satisfaction while managing cost. Simple, intuitive and powerful, pingmd adds the all-important timely communication dimension to today's health information system infrastructure. The company is headed by Susan Driscoll, President and Chief Executive Officer.
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