Entrepreneur, Larry Sosnow, is New Vice-Chairman of Progressive Healthcare Communication Platform, pingmd

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Poised to transform mobile healthcare delivery and communication at the point of care, pingmd’s new Vice-Chairman will be serving on the company’s Board of Directors

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"...I am most excited about the opportunity pingmd has identified in meeting the huge need for easy, efficient and secure collaborations between physicians, staff and patients,” Vice- Chairman, Larry Sosnow

Pingmd, Inc. a NYC based digital healthcare startup, co-founded by physician couple Drs. Gopal and Manju Chopra announced that Larry Sosnow, experienced healthcare entrepreneur, was appointed to the Board of pingmd in September 2014 and serves as its Vice Chairman.

Mr. Sosnow’s career has focused on the founding and development of disruptive health care service companies. In 2000, Mr. Sosnow founded the home care company Seniorbridge, enabled by an innovative care-manager model, which was acquired by Humana in 2012, now operating under the "Humana at Home" banner.

Mr. Sosnow was also one of the co-founders of Athenahealth, Inc. in 1997, and as Vice Chairman, helped guide the company’s focus toward medical practice management. In 1976, Mr. Sosnow founded and was CEO of Patient Care, Inc., a regional provider of acute home health services that was acquired in 1994 by Chemed, Inc.

Changing the healthcare industry one ping at a time, pingmd’s secure communication collaboration platform is enabling patients, doctors and their colleagues to coordinate better care. Hospitals, practices and networks use pingmd to improve capacity to more efficiently manage care delivery and scale their care access. Clinicians rely on pingmd to be compliant with HIPAA security requirements and to replace their pagers, emailing and texting.

“As someone who’s been involved in several game-changing healthcare startups, I am most excited about the opportunity pingmd has identified in meeting the huge need for easy, efficient and secure collaborations between physicians, staff and patients,” says Vice- Chairman, Larry Sosnow. “This will enable the future of virtual care communications and healthcare transactions.”

“Healthcare has been digitized but not enabled,” says Gopal Chopra MD, pingmd Chairman and CEO. “The new world of virtual care via the smartphone enabled by point of care data is the sea of change that is moving us toward patient-centric and timely care delivery. Pingmd is focused on enabling the clinician and their network to benefit their patient.”

As many lead consumer and healthcare technology companies explore the healthcare opportunity, pingmd is leading the transformation of patient engagement and network collaboration to improve the clinician’s ability to improve care outcomes. For more information about pingmd, please visit: http://www.pingmd.com.

About pingmd

Pingmd was founded by parent and pediatrician, Dr. Manju Chopra, and her husband neurosurgeon and current CEO, Gopal Chopra. Their mission is to redesign the healthcare experience for the clinician and promote better continuity of care for the patient with a simple and secure point of care communication system. Pingmd can be used by downloading the pingmd app from the iTunes or Google Play store. For more information, please visit: http://www.pingmd.com.

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