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MedConnections Inc

Empowering self care solutions for patients and cost savings for sponsors via proprietary smart messaging techniques and contents.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location San Jose, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

MedConnections iPharmacy and PACE Health Connect apps recruit and engage patients to improve their adherence with medication and medical condition instructions. We provide over 1,000 messages, alerts and reminders for 35 conditions to patients and caregivers through patent pending interactive notification technology. Health plans, provider organizations and self-insured employers pay for patient's use of the apps through operational savings.


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    Bill Cui
    Co-founder & CEO

    Dr. Cui co-founded MedConnections Inc in January 2010. He is an expert on database design and medical resource integration. He plays a pivotal role in designing and marketing MedConnections’s products, and has made them market leaders on iOS and Android platforms.

    Prior to MedConnections, Dr. Cui was medical information scientist at National Library of Medicine and Lockheed Martin. Dr. Cui holds a PhD in Biology from University of Delaware.

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    Kevin Woodard
    President & CFO

    Mr. Woodard has 25 years experience in finance and business development with Kaiser Permanente, Health Net, National Medical Enterprises, and Prudential Health Care. Prior to join MedConnections, Mr. Woodard was CFO of Avivia Health from Kaiser. He holds a MBA in healthcare finance from UC Berkeley.

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    David Xu
    Co-founder & CTO

    Mr. Xu has over 10 years experience in designing and developing enterprise software solutions. He is an expert in cloud computing. He also has strong interests in mobile technologies.

    Prior to MedConnections, Mr. Xu has held architect and project management positions in Cisco Inc. and NetIQ Corp. He was a developer of NetIQ Operation Manager (acquired by Microsoft for $200M+) and Tidal Intelligent Automation (acquired by Cisco for $100M+).

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    David Shao
    Co-founder & VP of Engineering

    Dr. Shao has over 10 years experience in the field of medical informatics. He is an expert on data mining.

    Before co-founding MedConnections, he was a scientist at National Center for Biotechnology Information. He has developed numerous biomedical web services which are widely used by biomedical scientists worldwide.

    Dr. Shao holds a PhD in Bioinformatics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and has published papers in top scientific journ

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    Josephine Lai
    VP of Consumer Product

    Ms. Lai is an experienced healthcare manager with proven background of providing high quality delivery of service to patients, while keeping an eye for the big picture and health care market and industry trends. She possess a strong understanding of clinical pharmacy and the role of technology and wireless applications in improving the accessibility, efficiency and safety of health care delivery. She holds a PharmD from UCSF and a MBA from UCSD.

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    David Chen
    Strategic Advisor

    Mr. Chen is Co-Founder, Vice Chairman and President of VanceInfo (NYSE:VIT, now Pactera, sticker: PACT) .He oversees planning and operations since 2001 and led VanceInfo to IPO. He has diversified experience in software engineering, management consulting, sales, and marketing

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    Dave Fong
    Consumer Product Advisor

    Mr. Fong has 30 years of comprehensive senior leadership, knowledge, experience in pharmacy practice, finance, corporate pharmacy compliance, operations, managed care contracting and accounting, government relations, supply chain, and technology enabled solutions. He was former SVP/GM at Safeway Pharmacy and Longs Drug Stores.

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    Lars Osterberg
    Medical Advisor

    Dr. Osterberg is a clinical associate professor of Stanford Medical School . He practices medicine at VA Palo Alto Healthcare System. He is a well known expert in health education & medication adherence in both academia and private sectors. He holds a MD degree from UC Davis.


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    Emil Chang, Venture Pacific Law, PC
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    Crawford, Pimentel & Co., Inc.

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