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Greater Boston Chapter of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) to Host “Healthcare IT” Meeting on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 5:30—8:30 P.M., at Merck Research Laboratories, 33 Avenue Louis Pasteur

The Greater Boston chapter of the Society for Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) announced today that it will host “Healthcare IT” on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Merck Research Laboratories, 33 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston. The event is complimentary, but pre-registration is necessary. Light food and beverages will be available.


Act I: A Physician’s Personal Journey as An Entrepreneur
Julien Pham, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder, RubiconMD (, will be kicking off the meeting with a presentation on his activities as a physician and entrepreneur.

Act II: Healthcare IT 101
Paul Hartung – President/CEO and Director, Cognoptix (; and BOD member, Medical Development Group (MDG) (

Ace Bhattacharjya - CEO and Founder, (
Scott Bradley - Director, Product Development, Co-Founder,
Naomi Fried, PhD - Chief Innovation Officer, Children’s Hospital (

Registration is limited and is at:

About MassBio

MassBio launched the Greater Boston chapter of the Society for Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) in 2013. MassBio, the state’s life sciences trade association, and SoPE share the common goal of accelerating healthcare innovation. For more information about the Greater Boston chapter of SoPE, contact John Hallinan, Chief Business Officer of MassBio, at [email protected].

About SoPE

The Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) is a physician-led, non-profit member organization that provides education, networking and services, including access to funding, to assist entrepreneurs in commercializing their ventures. SoPE promotes a better understanding of the process involved in the introduction of new healthcare-related products and services, and identifies ways to improve and accelerate the process of innovation and commercialization. Membership is open to physicians and other healthcare providers. For additional information, visit or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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