pure focus in media, but in the past few
years, our technology has become increasingly interactive. Today, we delivering
information and intelligence during the
What significant successes have your cli-
ents had that show the benefits of adopt-
ing the new technology? What benefits
overall has the industry experienced?
I’ll use our Digital Exam Room Wallboard as a case study. From an engagement standpoint, usage on the wallboard
has been impressive. As an example, in
the third quarter of 2016, over 1 million
anatomy models were used by physicians.
The wallboards give providers the ability to
digitally annotate the diagrams, and 65%
of all consultations with patients involved
annotations to the wallboard. Meanwhile,
brand messages were shown over 282
million times during patient showcase.
There is tangible utility for providers and
patients in driving a more robust dialogue.
With our third party analytics partners, we
are measuring results for brands that see
patients living with chronic conditions get
onto treatments sooner and stay on them
In one recent Quality Resource Use Report
conducted by the Centers of Medicare &
Medicaid Services, a medical group utilizing the ContextMedia decision platform
saw a 10% incremental cost savings per
Medicare patient after incorporating our
technologies, in addition to reporting a
58% lower hospitalization rate for patients
with diabetes against the national average.
If you think about the fact that we are in
20% of all offices in the country, the positive impact that we can have on economic
and social outcomes is significant. •
EVP of Business Growth &
Ashik leads ContextMedia’s
many growth initiatives with
a strong focus on measured,
data-supported execution and
success. Ashik attended Northwestern University
where he completed the Honors Program in
Medical Education at the Feinberg School of
Medicine and earned a Finance Certificate from
the Kellogg School of Management. While there,
he served as the Vice-President of the Institute
for Student Business Education, Northwestern’s
largest undergraduate business organization. He
now sits on the organization’s Board of Directors.
ContextMedia develops healthcare technologies
to deliver better health outcomes and impact the
human condition positively. Founded in 2006 by
Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal, the company
has doubled each year in its scale of technology
implementation at outpatient health care facilities,
business partnerships with global life sciences and
medical device companies, product innovation and
team growth. Decision platforms such as digital
anatomy boards, interactive educational tablets
and mobile connectivity in consultation rooms
deliver measurable patient outcomes through
actionable intelligence on conditions, treatments
and lifestyle changes to improve the quality of life.
In 2016, ContextMedia has been adding nearly one
percent of all practices in the country each month.
AccentHealth, LLC is a leading patient-education
media company at the point of care, with a
mission to inspire patients to live healthier lives.
AccentHealth’s Patient Engagement Platform
combines innovative digital products including
the waiting room television network, interactive
tablets for the exam room and mobile touchpoints.
Its content is produced by CNN’s Medical Unit,
hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and by Harvard