Navigation Links
GNS Healthcare, Inc. Expands Senior Management Team to Leverage the Rapidly Growing Opportunities for 'Big Data' in Healthcare Management
Date:10/14/2011

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GNS Healthcare, Inc., a leading provider of 'Big Data' analytical solutions to biopharma, payer, provider and government markets in the U.S. and abroad, announced today a major expansion of its senior management team, positioning the company for substantial growth in the deployment of its technology-enabled service and product offerings across the healthcare industry.  Carol McCall has been named Chief Strategy Officer and David Burke has been named Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.  

"Breakthroughs in data generation, capture, management and analytics are changing the landscape of the healthcare industry," commented Colin Hill, CEO of GNS Healthcare.  "These individuals bring complementary expertise to GNS Healthcare that will help us scale our organization to provide for the needs of our growing list of customers."

"Carol is perhaps the leading voice in America today regarding how big data analytics can transform healthcare, and she has first-hand experience within many different organizations – payers, providers, pharmacy benefit managers, consultancies and health information policy bodies," continued Mr. Hill.  Ms. McCall served as VP of R&D at health insurance giant Humana, EVP of Managed Care Business Development at electronic health record pioneer AllScripts Healthcare Solutions and Chief Innovation Officer at Tenzing Health, a subsidiary of Vanguard Health Systems.  

Ms. McCall started her career as a health actuary and has developed a unique background in healthcare innovation, predictive analytics and health services design. Ms. McCall led the R&D efforts in Humana's Innovation Center where she pioneered the use of sophisticated analytic techniques to build a portfolio of prediction, knowledge discovery and simulation models. She launched Humana's innovations in personalized medicine and led Humana's Health Services Research Center (HSRC).  With Humana, Ms. McCall also served as Chief Information Officer and VP of Pharmacy Management.  

At Tenzing Health, she merged creative analytics with human-centered design approaches to create care models that expanded on traditional notions of care, extended into communities, improved patient health and dramatically reduced costs.

Ms. McCall was a member of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), a member of the HSRC's governing board, as advisor to the HRP Initiative Scientific Program Board and as a board member for Green Ribbon Health. She currently sits on the advisory board of Keas, a consumer health company.

"David brings proven leadership skills through his substantial experience in planning and scaling high-growth companies in healthcare and other industries," commented Mr. Hill.   Prior to joining GNS Healthcare, Mr. Burke served as CFO of healthcare analytics provider QualityMetric Incorporated, where he helped the company frame strategy and enhance execution to facilitate its rapid growth and successful acquisition by Ingenix, a $1.8 billion subsidiary of United Health Group. Prior to QualityMetric, Mr. Burke served as Director of Corporate Development of Item New Product Development, an integrated design, engineering and contract supply company. During his tenure the firm achieved breakout growth while evolving into a holding company with market-specialized subsidiaries, including the successful launch of medical device subsidiary, Ximedica.  Mr. Burke also has a background in senior housing, including the development of large scale independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and cognitive care facilities.

About GNS Healthcare, Inc.

GNS Healthcare is a big data analytics company that has developed a scalable approach for the discovery of what works in healthcare, and for whom. Our analytics solutions are being applied across the healthcare industry: from pharmaceutical and biotechnology companieshealth plans and hospitals, to integrated delivery systems, Pharmacy Benefits Managers (PBMs) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Whether your organization is delivering care or developing personalized therapies and diagnostics, GNS Healthcare can help you discover the knowledge you need to match patients with treatments that work.  www.gnshealthcare.com

Contact
Media:
Jennifer Conrad
MacDougall Biomedical Communications
781.235.3060


'/>"/>
SOURCE GNS Healthcare, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. KPS Capital Partners to Sell Attends Healthcare, Inc. to Domtar Corporation for $315 Million
2. Top 5 Ways to Get Insider Track on Healthcare, Pharma & Biotech Discoveries & Latest News
3. Medco, State of New Mexico and Community Pharmacists Launch SOCRxATES® Program to Close Critical Medication-Related Gaps in Healthcare, Improving Outcomes and Lowering Costs
4. SinoFresh Healthcare, Inc. Takes Groundbreaking Products to Europe
5. LifeWatch Teams With UnitedHealthcare, The Largest Healthcare Insurer In The United States, As A Preferred National Provider Of Cardiac Monitoring Services To Reduce Patient Costs
6. Troy Healthcare, LLC Acquires Stopain® Brand; Unveils New Pain Relieving Gel Set to Hit Stores in Early 2011
7. LodgeNet Healthcare, MDM Healthcare and Child Health Corporation of America Reach Agreement
8. Graymark Healthcare, Inc. to Host Conference Call to Discuss Q2 Financial Results
9. Americans Losing Confidence in Their Ability to Access and Pay for Healthcare, According to Thomson Reuters Index
10. Texas Court Asked to Appoint Receiver for Key Subsidiary of TSX Listed Northstar Healthcare, Inc. (TSX NHC) on Claims of Mismanagement and Breach of Fiduciary Duty
11. D-M-S Holdings, Inc. Announces the Filing of a Lawsuit Against Veridian Healthcare, LLC, Steven M. Bisulca and Michael Mazza
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... , February 11, 2016 Breast Cancer ... the Asia-Pacific (APAC) breast cancer market ... $3.4 billion by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate ... Asia-Pacific Markets to 2021 - states that the ... considerable expansion from $1.9 billion in 2014 to $3.4 billion ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... 11, 2016 --> ... new research report, titled "Sports Medicine Devices Market - Global ... 2019". According to the report, the global sports medicine devices ... 2013 to 2019, growing from a value of US$6.1 bn ... --> --> The global sports medicine devices ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... Jeffrey Zucker , vice president ... present at this year,s Summit for Clinical Operations Executives (SCOPE), ... Miami, FL. Zucker will discuss how sponsors ... supporting SCOPE,s "Improving Site Study Activation and Performance" portion of ... 25 at 11:05 a.m. --> ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... The ... among the top five firms in the “2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software and ... Staffing. KLAS is a research and insights firm on a global mission to ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... FL (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... and advocates will discuss how to improve care by making data on heart ... heart disease. The Summit on Transparency and Public Reporting of Pediatric and Congenital ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... , ... In a new paper published in the latest ... J. Rohrich, and colleagues, examine and underscore the importance of upper lateral cartilage ... addressing this vital area. , The upper lateral cartilage in rhinoplasty, refers to ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... veEDIS Clinical ... technology, with highly adaptable algorithms, has been updated to help Emergency Department physicians ... symptoms consistent with Zikas and a travel history to affected regions, or potential ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... trainer and author Ray Clarke poses a question as a challenge for his ... his book, "Being in the Being" (published by Partridge Singapore), Clarke explores the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):