ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentrian™, the Remote Patient Intelligence® Company, announced today the hiring of two new executives, Bryan Ness and Molly Cogan to meet the needs of expanding demand for their remote patient monitoring analytics platform.
Ness, Sentrian's new Chief Revenue Officer, is a population health management and healthcare IT expert with more than 20 years of experience in IDN/hospital, physician, and payer markets. Bryan's comprehensive background includes experience in project management, account management, and sales. He has focused his career on building high performance sales and customer relationship teams for a diverse range of companies, including McKesson, Treo Solutions, Phytel and Wellcentive.
Bryan received his B.S. degree from the University of Northern Colorado's School of Business, and his Master's of Public Administration, with an emphasis in Health Care Policy, from the University of Kansas. He also attended the Marketing Innovative Technologies Executive Education Program at Harvard University.
"Bryan shares our aspiration of eliminating all preventable hospitalization using our clinician-directed machine learning technology proven to remotely detect health deterioration with up to three times the accuracy of first generation remote monitoring. Bryan will actively work with leading, at-risk ACOs, IDNs, physician groups and healthcare payors that are looking to apply truly innovative solutions to help their highest risk patients stay healthier. We are happy to have Bryan's healthcare expertise on our team," said Dean Sawyer, co-Founder and CEO of Sentrian.
Cogan, Sentrian's new Vice President of Marketing and Communications will leverage more than 20 years' experience in the public and private sectors merging her knowledge in communications, marketing, and media relations with public affairs and strategic business partnerships. Prior to joining Sentrian, Molly was the Executive Director at the Wireless Life Sciences Alliance, a digital health association. Molly also served on the leadership implementation team to deliver the nationwide roll-out of the Medicare Part-D Initiative for the U.S. Health and Human Services Department working with national and local media, local elected and public authorities to encourage sign-up for the government program resulting in 38 million Americans signed up in the first year. Molly also ran a public affairs and public relations consulting practice serving healthcare clients and began her career in Washington, D.C. working for federal elected officials in media relations, public affairs and as a lead international advance representative.
"Molly brings with her a unique and diverse background and one in which will leverage her digital health background with her knowledge in public affairs, marketing and communications to Sentrian's advantage," said Sawyer. "She will also contribute as Chief Culture Officer which will leverage her positive energy and tap her creative side to help our entire team realize its incredible value and to help them enjoy coming to work."
Sentrian™, the Remote Patient Intelligence® Company, aspires to eliminate all preventable hospitalization by leveraging the revolution in remote biosensors and machine learning to detect patient deterioration early, before it becomes acute. Sentrian provides a cloud-based remote patient monitoring and analytics platform intended to dramatically reduce preventable hospital admissions, increase the efficiency and effectiveness of care teams and improve quality metrics such as HEDIS and Star ratings. The Sentrian platform is designed to seamlessly integrate with existing healthcare information systems and clinical workflows, facilitating adoption. Sentrian is the sole winner of the American Telemedicine Association's 2015 President's Award for Innovation in Remote Health Care and Frost & Sullivan's 2015 Technology Innovation Award for Remote Patient Monitoring.