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Innovation Discovery Center

IDC’s Managed Services and PaaS provides Physicians with added revenues by outsourcing genetic testing and in-office Rx dispensing via IDC.

Company Summary

Innovation Discovery Center (“IDC”) provides managed outsourced health care services and collaborative technology (PaaS) to healthcare providers (regional hospitals, physicians…) payers and life sciences companies that enable them to expand medical practice, and create ACOs to meet new standards for reduced healthcare costs and improvements in quality of patient care and clinical outcomes.


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    Lee Akay
    Managing Partner

    Lee has hands-on experience in all aspects of organizational innovation including; identifying, screening and assessing opportunities, and transitioning innovative ideas into tangible pilots and programs as well as developing performance metrics for innovation and organization-wide diffusion. Prior to IDC, Lee was a senior partner with Deloitte and PWC, with P&L responsibilities, and extensive experience in the healthcare, pharmaceutical.

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    Nick Franklin
    Senior Partner

    Prior to IDC, Nick was VP of University Advancement at New Mexico State University and President of the NMSU Foundation. Before NMSU Nick was senior vice president of public affairs for PacifiCare Health Systems, a Fortune 200 health insurance company. Nick also serves as chairman of the board of directors of New Mexico Mutual Casualty Company and has served as Chief Legislative Assistant and Legal Advisor to the Governor of New Mexico.

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    Jim (JJ) Johnson
    Strategic Advisor

    Jim has more than 25 years of executive management experience, with a successful track record in growing global software and enterprise applications services companies, both organically and through strategic acquisitions. JJ has held several senior executive management positions in the software industry, including: Division President at Sterling Software, President and CEO of Bakbone Software, and as SoftBrands president and CTO.

Previous Investors

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    To-date, Management has invested over $1.5 million in product development and early market adoption