July 11, 2019

It may have taken until the end of June to reach warm, summer temperatures, but unlike Mother Nature, Aria didn’t wait to heat things up as we secured top-notch coverage for our clients throughout the month. Check out our clients’ top wins from June below:


  • 2bPrecise founder and CEO Assaf Halevy’s byline on the obstacles to leveraging precision medicine and key steps for success appeared in Electronic Health Reporter. Dr. Joel Diamond, chief medical officer, also contributed a byline to the Journal of Clinical Engineering on the relationship between precision medicine, genomics, and daily medical practice. Additionally, interviews with Halevy and Dr. Diamond from HIMSS19 appeared on HealthcareNOW radio’s website.
  • ActiveRADAR CEO and president David Henka’s commentary appeared in an article in Managed Healthcare Executive’s where he responded to the magazine’s annual managed care pharmacy survey and shared insight on value-based contracts, issues with the PBM model and the value of ICER cost-effectiveness analyses.
  • AVIA earned coverage in two Healthcare Finance News articles in relation to the Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP). Andy Slavitt, founder of Town Hall Ventures and co-founder of MTP, was featured in a Q&A discussing the need to transform care for underserved populations. David Smith, project executive for MTP, added commentary to an article featuring MTP’s work at lowering costs and improving outcomes for Medicaid patients.
  • Cotiviti president and CEO Dr. Emad Rizk contributed a byline to HIT Consultant on how payers can use data to prepare for future changes in healthcare. Additionally, Cotiviti executive vice president and administrative officer Jordan Bazinsky’s podcast interview appeared in First Report Managed Care where he discussed market trends influencing innovation. Cotiviti also announced Children’s Community Health Plan renewed their relationship to continue using Cotiviti’s top-performing Medical Intelligence solution.
  • CynergisTek released data garnered from surveying 60+ healthcare executives on their biggest cybersecurity concerns. The survey results were then featured in FierceHealthcare, Healthcare Dive, and Medical Economics, to name a few.
  • John D’Amore, president and chief strategy officer of Diameter Health, appeared in three episodes of a podcast series with Integrated Healthcare Executive, where he discussed Diameter Health’s value proposition, the impact of health information exchanges on providers and patients, as well as why increases in mergers will influence the adoption of HIEs. Stay tuned for the remaining five episodes!
  • Integra Connect CEO Dr. Charles Saunders contributed a byline to MedCity News on the Oncology Care Model (OCM) performance period three results and key findings from participating practices. Also, president of the life sciences division, Ash Malik’s, comments about the impact of real-world data on the advancement of precision oncology were featured in Genomeweb and Precision Oncology News.
  • Kyruus CEO Graham Gardner appeared in Authority Magazine in an article on ways to improve the healthcare system in the United States. The Q&A was also republished in Thrive Global.
  • Life Image announced a strategic partnership with NextGate to ensure reliable imaging workflow integration. The news appeared in DOTmed, Healthcare Dive, HIT Consultant, Medtech Dive, and HIStalk. Additionally, Matthew Michela, CEO, contributed a byline to MedCityNews on what’s needed to transform oncology clinical trial prescreening with AI. Also, CTO, Janak Joshi, was featured in a SearchHealthIT Q&A discussing heterogeneous data sharing in healthcare.
  • PatientMatters CEO David Shelton contributed a byline to RCM Answers on how rising healthcare costs are affecting patients and providers, and what the industry can do to reverse the affects. PatientMatters also announced Delta Regional Medical Center selected its financial advocacy and patient eligibility service.
  • The Greeley Company CEO Steve Bryant contributed a byline in HITECH Answers on ways to simplify policies and streamline documentation. Also, Bud Pate, vice president of content and development, contributed a byline in Healthcare Business Today on steps a hospital can take to avoid Joint Commission survey disasters.


The team at Aria thinks securing coverage like this for our clients month after month is pretty cool and you should too. While we’re on the subject of us being cool, head over to BostInno to vote for us in the reader’s choice category for Boston’s Coolest Companies award!

Blog post written by:
Sean Chase
Author: Sean Chase