BOSTON, September 23, 2021
Patient Discovery Solutions, a leader in patient-provider engagement technologies which harness the power of real-world data to achieve better health outcomes, today announced the appointment of Michael Hawkins to the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Mr. Hawkins will lead all aspects of Patient Discovery’s technology and data platform, leveraging more than 20 years of successfully launching, scaling and implementing disruptive healthcare technology solutions.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Michael to Patient Discovery, and we look forward to having him accelerate our expansion across the healthcare ecosystem,” said Jason Shore, Chief Executive and Co-Founder of Patient Discovery. “As CTO, Michael will lead our technical strategy to continue to deliver data-driven solutions which integrate real-world patient experiences into clinical care and new drug development and delivery”.
Mr. Hawkins brings extensive executive experience to Patient Discovery with a record of leading organizations from inception through to successful exit. As the fourth employee and CTO at Vivify Health, he grew the technical team to over 55, leading to an acquisition by Optum (UNH: NYSE) in 2019. Prior to Vivify Health, Michael was VP of Development at Medhost where he scaled the company to over 800 healthcare systems, ultimately leading to acquisition by HMS in 2010.
“I’m thrilled to join Patient Discovery and be part of a company which is transforming the patient provider experience” commented Mr. Hawkins. “In my role as CTO, I look forward to building innovative technologies which integrate real-world patient data into decision-making across all aspects of healthcare.”