Qforma Chief Technologist Honored as One of PharmaVOICE Magazine’s “100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Sciences”
SANTA FE, N.M., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Qforma, the leading provider of advanced analytics and predictive modeling technologies for the health sciences industry, today announced that Robert Holmes, Qforma’s Chief Technologist, has been selected as one of PharmaVOICE Magazine’s “100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Sciences.”
The PharmaVOICE 100 were nominated by PharmaVOICE readers who identified individuals they consider to have the greatest influence and positive impact on the life sciences industry. Dr. Holmes was cited by colleagues for bringing his advanced analytic techniques out of the computer lab and translating them into essential solutions that meet the demands of the constantly changing life sciences industry.
“I am honored to have been nominated and selected as one of the distinguished PharmaVOICE 100 group of professionals,” said Dr. Holmes. “This recognition demonstrates the true value of health information technology and the importance of its application to improving medical care in today’s environment.”
“Robert Holmes, Ph.D., has built a bridge between analytic science and business insights to lead Qforma’s technology team in creating innovative solutions that make healthcare information more actionable,” said Taren Grom, Editor of PharmaVOICE. “Dr. Holmes’ unique background that combines a deep scientific perspective as a physicist and strong business acumen makes him well-qualified to inform and engage clients. It is also his ability to help identify patterns in disparate healthcare data that address complex issues faced by brands from small to large pharmaceutical companies, as well as specialty pharma, biotech, and medical device organizations that has contributed to his being named a 2012 PharmaVOICE 100.”
Dr. Holmes, a physicist and mathematician, has spent the past 25 years blending his skills in simulations and system development to provide clients in healthcare, energy utilities and commercial banking with top-level, highly efficient solutions. He has been instrumental in driving growth through the creation of unique algorithms, characterizing peer networks with behavioral data often essential to the success of pharmaceutical sales and marketing initiatives.
“We are extremely proud of Robert for being honored with this distinction because it showcases what technology means and has to offer the life sciences,” said Roger D. Jones, PhD, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Qforma. “He knows how to get every piece of information out of unforgiving data sets and the healthcare industry is much better off for it.”
The 2012 annual rankings list, which includes a feature profile on Dr. Holmes, appears in the July/August issue of PharmaVOICE Magazine and is also available online: http://www.pharmavoice.com/content/digitaledition.html
About the PharmaVOICE 100
Established eight years ago by PharmaVOICE magazine, the PharmaVOICE 100 is an annual list of individuals recognized for their positive contributions to the life sciences industry. The distinguished honorees are nominated by thousands of PharmaVOICE readers. The PharmaVOICE 100 are selected based on well-crafted and comprehensive essays by readers describing how individuals inspired or motivated them or affected positive changes as well as other factors, such as community and philanthropic activities. The PharmaVOICE 100 represent a broad cross section of industry sectors, including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, contract research, clinical trials, research and development, patient education, patient recruitment, advertising, technology, and many others. Furthermore, the leaders chosen to represent the industry have accomplishments that are just as diverse; this group of thought leaders contributes to the growth and well-being of not only their individual companies, but to their communities as well as varied industry associations.
Qforma is a healthcare data analytics and predictive modeling company, and the leading provider of influence networking technologies identifying the drivers of revenue, market share and better healthcare outcomes.
Qforma is headquartered in Santa Fe, NM with offices in Princeton, NJ. More information is available at http://www.Qforma.com.
Lisa Haley, Qforma
Lauren Abel, MCS Healthcare Public Relations
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