“I’m very excited to be a part of this executive team whose efforts are aimed at breaking new ground in medication adherence." John Ruvane, VP Sales & Business Development, HealthPrize
Norwalk, CT (Vocus/PRWEB) February 22, 2011
HealthPrize Technologies, a web- and mobile-based software company that motivates people to fill and stay on their prescription medications, today announced that industry veteran John Ruvane has joined its executive team as Vice President of Sales and Business Development.
Ruvane, founder of the medication adherence company ComplianTRx, LLC, provides more than 25 years of entrepreneurial and business development experience in healthcare, marketing and data management. In this new position, Ruvane will lead the team’s efforts in engaging with pharmaceutical customers and developing partnerships with health plans and PBMs.
“I am proud to introduce a fellow healthcare entrepreneur to our team,” said Tom Kottler, CEO of HealthPrize. “His skill and knowledge of this industry, as well as his savvy marketing expertise, are tremendous additions to the company and will help to further define our position as a leader and innovator in the medication adherence space.”
Prior to joining the HealthPrize team, John’s career was highlighted by senior roles at young and emerging companies within the healthcare industry. As a founder of ComplianTRx, LLC, John focused on research related to medication adherence and measuring the influence of incentives in motivating patients to stay on their treatment plans.
“I’m very excited to be a part of this executive team whose efforts are aimed at breaking new ground in medication adherence by providing a unique solution that really hasn’t been done before,” said Ruvane. “I look forward to engaging in conversations with other industry members and discussing ways in which we can bring inventive, new ideas to the table that are effective in creating change in the adherence space.”
For more information on partnering with HealthPrize, please visit http://www.HealthPrize.com or contact Tom Kottler, tkottler(at)healthprize(dot)net or 203-604-6810.
About HealthPrize Technologies
HealthPrize Technologies, founded in September 2009, provides an innovative approach to addressing the problem of medication non-adherence with a program that is fun, engaging and educational. For more information, visit http://www.healthprize.com.