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SaferMD, LLC

SaferMD prevents medical errors by measuring physician communication activity.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Problem: Missed test results hurt patients. Solution: Financial incentives can improve communication. SaferMD audits test result notification. SaferMD helps optimize patient safety by decreasing communication failures. This reduces exposure to compliance penalties, malpractice, expedites care, reduces patient length of stay, and enhances revenue. We are already monitoring test result notification activity for a NY hospital.


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    Brian David Gale
    Managing Member

    Brian Gale, MD, MBA graduated from Columbia Business School and SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine. He founded SaferMD to reduce medical errors resulting from failure to communicate abnormal diagnostic test results to referring clinicians and ultimately to patients. Dr. Gale is a leading expert on Critical Test Results Management (CTRM) systems. Dr. Gale is patenting a process to independently verify that such programs are used effectively.

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    Summer Joy Poole
    Vice President

    Experienced management consultant specializing in leadership development, business development and strategic planning to corporations, small businesses and not-for-profit organizations. She is also a non fiction writer, visual artists and passionate advocate for education reform.

    Summer received her MBA from Columbia Business School and her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Boston University.

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    Ben Tandowski
    IT Director

    35 years of experience in computer technology, strategic planning, technical innovation management, strategic business development, large project management, and in building teams and organizations. Founded PCSI which created vital computer systems for the NFL, Pfizer, AT&T and others. It merged with Ness Technologies, where he President of Ness USA. Ben holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from CUNY where he was a National Science Foundation Fellow.

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    Steven Davidson
    Informatics Director

    Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Maimonides Medical Center. Chief of Emergency Medicine 1995 – 2010. A creative developer of interdisciplinary teams, coaches and mentors participants while communicating his vision directly and through social media, thereby fulfilling the mission; a data driven innovator who has successfully used implementation of information and telecommunications technologies to transform work processes and environments.


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    Ted Sabety, JD
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    Rhona Liptzin

Previous Investors

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    Russell Karp, MD
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    Richard Friedland, MD
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    Dmitri Alden, MD