BaseHealth Uncovers the “Invisible Patient” at Health 2.0

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Tamara StClaire named Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Nick van Terheyden to serve as Chief Medical Officer

Invisible patients are the proverbial ‘needles in a haystack’ within a population. They are people who look healthy on paper, until they hit a tipping point, where they then face one adverse health event after another.

BaseHealth, the creator of the first predictive, evidence-based, and data-driven population health management solution, will demonstrate its analytic platform and highlight the concept of the #InvisiblePatient at the 11th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference taking place this week in Santa Clara, Calif.

The company also announced the appointments of Tamara StClaire (@drstclaire) as Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Nick van Terheyden (@drnic1) as Chief Medical Officer. These strategic additions to the executive team build on recent momentum at the company.

The Invisible Patient
In a demo session on “Transforming Care & Insights Through Big Data & Analytics,” BaseHealth CEO Jason Pyle will demonstrate how the BaseHealth platform leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to distill the data from millions of medical journals and patient studies and combine it with individual records to identify “Invisible Patients.”

“Invisible patients are the proverbial ‘needles in a haystack’ within a population. They are people who look healthy on paper, until they hit a tipping point, where they then face one adverse health event after another,” said Jason Pyle, CEO, BaseHealth. “With the right medical intervention at the right time, we can change their healthcare trajectory. That’s what we do at BaseHealth – find the invisible patients for healthcare professionals so they can intervene both to prevent diseases before they start and control them before it’s too late.”

At Health 2.0, BaseHealth is also launching an #InvisiblePatient social media campaign, encouraging both show attendees and others following via social media, to show their support for the invisible patient by tagging a selfie or sharing a related story with the #InvisiblePatient hashtag on Twitter or posting with the hashtag to the BaseHealth Facebook page.

StClaire and van Terheyden Appointments
Previously the Chief Innovation Officer for Xerox Healthcare, StClaire joins BaseHealth with experience under her belt from a number of healthcare companies, including Roche Diagnostics and Abbott Laboratories. She will lead sales, marketing, and business development efforts at BaseHealth, with a goal of challenging the status quo in healthcare and encouraging providers, accountable care organizations, and payers alike to focus on patient-driven care to not only save lives, but also reduce spend in the push toward value-based care.

van Terheyden comes to BaseHealth following a role as Chief Medical Officer at Dell. He brings a distinctive blend of medical practitioner and business strategist, both national and international, to the realm of healthcare technology. At BaseHealth, van Terheyden will bring the physician perspective, helping the company bring practical solutions to market that always keep an eye first and foremost on the patient.

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About BaseHealth
BaseHealth is the comprehensive predictive analytics company for population health management. The company’s proprietary platform leverages machine learning to sift through millions of medical journals and patient records curated by scientists and physicians to offer healthcare providers the ability to identify patients with underlying risks for 43 chronic diseases and prevent costly treatments before they’re needed. At BaseHealth, we take the guesswork out of risk and population health management and put science in the driver’s seat.

BaseHealth was founded in 2011 by an interdisciplinary team of leading clinical geneticists, healthcare executives, software engineers, and physicians. Learn more at basehealth.com.

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