Navigation Links
QualityMetric Appoints Chief Innovation and Research Officer
Date:1/29/2008

James E. Dewey, PhD, QualityMetric co-founder and board member, health risk appraisal (HRA) pioneer, and successful entrepreneur rejoins the company.

LINCOLN, R.I., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- QualityMetric today announced the return of James E. Dewey, PhD to the company he helped found in 1997. Dewey, whose new title is Chief Innovation and Research Officer (CIRO), reports directly to John E. Ware, PhD, QualityMetric's Chief Executive Officer and co- founder.

"As CIRO, Jim will lead QualityMetric's team of scientists and direct our product development efforts," says Ware. "We are experiencing an unprecedented level of interest in measuring outcomes from all corners of the healthcare landscape. This heightened demand requires creativity and inspired innovation from our team, and Jim is the person to provide this spark."

According to Dewey, "QualityMetric is an exciting place to be right now. We have assembled an amazing team of talented people including measurement scientists, data analysts, and IT professionals. I look forward to channeling this talent and energy to deliver patient-centered, outcomes-based systems to improve healthcare."

Dewey received his doctorate from Purdue University, conducting landmark research validating the Centers for Disease Control Health Risk Appraisal. While completing his degree, he founded and ran one of the country's first hospital-based Wellness Centers. Dewey's first company, Healthtech Industries, developed custom software applications in health risk appraisal for clients like Mobil Oil Corporation, the United States Navy, and multiple state and local health departments.

Recognizing that many doctors, nurses, and educators found risk appraisal systems complex and frustrating, he formed his second company, Response Technologies, Inc, developing the world's first fully integrated and self-contained system for conducting point-of-care health and health risk assessments.

Dewey and Ware co-founded QualityMetric in 1997, introducing patient-reported outcomes and other health-related Quality of Life measurement tools that Ware and his colleagues pioneered in ground-breaking Population Health studies like the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) and the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (MHOS).

About QualityMetric:

QualityMetric is the leading provider of health outcomes measurement surveys and real-time delivery systems that use proprietary methodologies and data assets to produce actionable health information. The company was founded in 1997 by John E. Ware, Jr., PhD, principal developer of the world's most widely used patient-reported outcomes surveys including the SF-36v2(R), SF-12v2(R), SF-10(TM) for Children, and SF-8(TM) Health Surveys. QualityMetric developed the world's first dynamic health assessments(DYNHA(R)), dramatically enhancing the insight that can be derived from outcomes data. Supported by an Outcomes Insight(TM) Analytics Team, QualityMetric clients benefit from full-service solutions that combine scientific integrity, practical generic and disease-specific health information, ease of use and cost efficiency. Visit us at http://www.qualitymetric.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE QualityMetric
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Allos Therapeutics Appoints Bruce K. Bennett as Vice President, Manufacturing
2. Murad, Inc. Appoints Jeff Murad to Vice-President of Product Development
3. ZYTO Corp. Appoints New Chief Operations Officer and New Chief Financial Officer
4. Batesville Holdings, Inc., Appoints Cynthia L. Lucchese Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
5. VNUS Medical Technologies Appoints Peter Osborne as Chief Financial Officer
6. LifeSync Corporation Appoints Nancy McLane as Senior Vice President Operations
7. ChemoCentryx Appoints Edward E. Penhoet, Ph.D., to Board of Directors
8. Cardiva Medical, Inc. Appoints Two New Officers: Malcolm Farnsworth as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer and Tara Zerby as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing
9. Kendle Appoints Industry Veteran to Lead Asia/Pacific Expansion
10. LifeVantage Corporation Appoints Industry Veteran David Brown as President & CEO
11. Crdentia Appoints Debbie Griffith to Director of Business Development, Reporting Directly to CEO
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals ... the field of eating disorders, announces the opening of early registration for the ... at the Omni Resort at ChampionsGate. , The annual iaedp™ Symposium ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which specializes in the ... facility as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , Apple Rehab participated ... Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual Aid Plan ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual ... in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon ... fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains ... possible to save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to ... dedicated teacher of the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches a ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest ... to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway 190, ... next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows it ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... SEOUL, South Korea , Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... launched its next-generation CPR training aide "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. ... of chest compression during cardiac arrests with better efficiency ... patient-mannequins. It also offers real-time feedback on efficacy of ... The crowdfunding campaign has a goal to raise ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... -- AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, the combined central specialty pharmacy and ... manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), today officially began the ... of new signage at its headquarters in ... few other company-owned facilities across the country. This also ... whom will begin to see the AllianceRx Walgreens Prime ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... MIAMI , Sept. 27, 2017  Commended for their ... recent notable awards. Ranked as number one in the South ... ninth time in Inc. 5000 yearly list, the national specialty ... CEO, Armando Bardisa will soon be honored by ... Set to receive his award ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: