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KnowMED Incorporated

Semantic Solutions for Healthcare Information Management

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Belton, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

KnowMED introduces disruptive semantic web technologies that enable secondary use of current and future data assets for clinical decision support and business intelligence. We have patented technology to manage the total clinical research application. Our early customers are Medical City Children's Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The Texas Heart Institute, and Afoundria LLC, a transitions-of-care application vendor.


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    Jerry D Scott

    Founded several healthcare IT organizations; Healthcare Communications (developer of Cloverleaf), MedBiquitous Services (with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine), CyberPlus (predecessor to Health Language, and Lab Force (first company to integrate hospital lab with reference lab into one system). He managed a large semantic web effort for clinical research at the Cleveland Clinic, leading to over 100 peer reviewed journal articles yearly.

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    Renard (Rey) A Currie, MBA
    Vice President Market Development

    Led product management and development in healthcare technology for over 15 years. Has ability to build successful cross-functional teams, design-driven product development, and user experience innovation. Strong in healthcare interoperability, software commercialization, and Cloud based applications.Was Director of Healthcare for Lawson Software (now Infor) Integration Product Management. Responsible for market leading Cloverleaf and hosted Heal

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    David Booth, PhD
    Senior Software Architect

    Ph.D. Computer Science from UCLA. Focusing on semantic web technology in health care. Managed Cleveland Clinic's SemanticDB project, using semantic technology for clinical research and quality measurements from patient data. Was a member of HP Software's central architecture team, on emerging technologies, especially semantic web technology. Was a W3C Fellow from 2002 to 2005. Contributed to W3C semantic web and web services standards.

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    Matt Vagnoni, MS
    Product Manager

    Masters in Computer Science from University of Illinois Urbana. Ten years in data integration and knowledge management. Advanced Technology group at Elekta. Worked at UTHSC School of Biomedical Informatics as a Senior Scientific Programmer. Previously a Senior Data Modeler at MD Anderson Center for Analytics and Informatics.

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    Hillary Lewis, Esq.
    Chief Security and Privacy Officer

    Counsel at KnowMED. Recently C.E.O. and General Counsel of Casscells & Associate. Specializes in strategic partnerships, project management, business development, licensing, contract negotiations and information security analyses. B.S. in Biomedical Science, Texas A&M. J.D. University of Houston Law Center, focus on intellectual property. Enrolled at The George Washington University in the World Executive MBA program, cyber-security specialty.

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    Parsa Mirhaji, MD, PhD
    Founder, Scientific Advisor

    Director of Clinical Research Informatics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center-Institute for Clinical Translational Research. Member of Texas Hospital Preparedness Program at the Texas State Department of Health Services and the Texas Institute for Health Policy Research. Member of the Health Information Technology Advisory Commission, Texas State Department of Health Services.
    Inventor with two patents assigned to Kno

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    Mark Musen, MD, PhD
    Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board

    Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics) and Computer Science at Stanford University. Head of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research. 2006 Recipient of the Donald A. B. Lindberg Award for Innovation in Informatics from the American Medical Informatics Association. Co-editor of the Handbook of Medical Informatics (Springer-Verlag, 1997).

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    Eugene H Blackstone, MD
    Member, Scientific Advisory Board

    Head of Clinical Investigations at the Heart & Vascular Institute at The Cleveland Clinic, and staff member of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Quantitative Health Sciences and Transplant Center. Dr. Blackstone is Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners and Fellow, American College of Cardiology. Since 1993, he has led a team of computer scientists in developing a novel semantic approach to data storage and use.

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    John D Halamka, MD, MS
    Member, Scientific Advisory Board

    CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, CIO and Dean for Technology at Harvard Medical School, Chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network (NEHEN), Chair of the U.S. Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP). His research includes security and confidentiality issues, scalability issues, and implementation of standards for exchange of information.

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    Robert M Kolodner, MD
    Member, Scientific Advisory Board

    Executive Vice President and Chief Health Informatics Officer, Open Health Tools, Inc. President’s designated lead for the United States eHealth initiative as the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (IT) in Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 28 years with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics.


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    Dunham J. Jewitt, Crady, Jewett & McCulley, LLP
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    Ronald Perry, Mohle Adams, Certified Public Accountants

Previous Investors

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    See KnowMED Cap Table in Document Section