Press Releases

Mark Pottle Joins GNS Healthcare as CFO

Leading healthcare big data analytics firm strengthens leadership team with the addition of industry veteran Mark Pottle.

Cambridge, Mass, April 15, 2014.  GNS Healthcare is pleased to announce that Mark Pottle has joined the company’s executive team as Chief Financial Officer. Mark has extensive experience in finance, M&A, business development and strategic operational leadership in both fast growing healthcare technology firms and a Fortune 50 diversified healthcare company.

Prior to joining GNS Healthcare, Mark was the CFO at N-of-One, a …


Leading Big Data Healthcare Analytics Company GNS Healthcare Secures Funding to Support Major Market Expansion

Strategic investors include Cambia Health Solutions, Mitsui USA and Heritage Provider Network

January 28, 2014 – CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – GNS Healthcare, a leading provider of big data analytics products and services in healthcare, today announced the completion of a $10M Series B financing. Cambia Health Solutions, a Series A investor, was joined in the round by two additional strategic investors: California’s Heritage Provider Network, and Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. (“Mitsui USA”). This round of financing will be used …


Patent Covering GNS Healthcare’s Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Issued

Patent covers automated causal modeling and simulation technologies

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nov 26, 2013 – GNS Healthcare today announced that U.S. Patent 8,571,803, entitled “Systems and Methods for Modeling and Analyzing Networks,” has been issued, relating to significant innovations in automated causal data analytics.  The patent covers key methods underlying REFS™, a computational platform that automatically builds predictive and explanatory models from big data.

“Healthcare companies can no longer afford to pursue a manual approach to data analytics”, said GNS …


Inova Translational Medicine Institute and GNS Healthcare Partner to Advance Diagnosis and Prevention of Preterm Birth

Partners to Build and Commercialize Predictive Computer Models of Preterm Birth from Next Generation Sequencing and Electronic Medical Record Data

FALLS CHURCH, VA and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – August 8, 2013 – The Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) at Inova Fairfax Hospital and GNS Healthcare today announced a partnership to develop and commercialize computer models capable of predicting risk of preterm live birth, built using next generation sequencing and electronic medical record data. GNS and ITMI will license the models and …


Cambia Health Solutions and GNS Healthcare to Co-Develop Next Generation Medication Adherence Platform Using Big Data Analytics

Meaningful Adherence™ Platform Could Help Reduce Adverse Events, Improve Outcomes and Lower Healthcare Costs

PORTLAND, Ore. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – June 27, 2013 – Cambia Health Solutions and GNS Healthcare today announced they are collaborating to build a platform for harnessing data-driven predictive models focused on medication adherence. The partnership will focus on predicting Meaningful Adherence™ – identifying where improving medication adherence can have the most meaningful impact on clinical and cost outcomes.

The Cambia family of companies includes leading …


Leading Multiple Sclerosis Clinicians and Researchers Join GNS Healthcare’s Advisory Board

Howard Weiner, Maria Pia Sormani, and Philip De Jager to guide company’s Big Data modeling efforts to improve patient outcomes

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – June 3, 2013 – GNS Healthcare today announced that Dr. Howard Weiner, Dr. Maria Pia Sormani, and Dr. Philip De Jager have joined their newly formed Multiple Sclerosis Scientific Advisory Board. The members of the advisory board will lend their expertise to compliment GNS’s data-driven modeling technology as the company builds computational models of the disease.

Multiple …


GNS Healthcare Licenses REFS™ Big Data Analytics Platform to Harvard Medical School

hms-gns-logosGNS Healthcare, Inc. announced today that Harvard Medical School has licensed its REFS™ (Reverse Engineering and Forward Simulation) Big Data analytics platform. Under the five-year license, Harvard researchers will use REFS™ to characterize and understand signaling and transcriptional events in biological systems. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“Reverse engineering is a key challenge for systems biology,” said Marc Kirschner, Professor and Chair of the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School. “Achieving a synergy between the design of experiments and reverse engineering methods will be defining for how we understand biological mechanism in the next century.”


GNS Applying Big Data Analytics With CMS And HSAG To Assess Impact of Healthcare Reform Quality Measures

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – April 18, 2013 – GNS Healthcare today announced a partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) to assess CMS’ quality measures. GNS will use its cutting-edge REFS™ (Reverse Engineering and Forward Simulation) Big Data analytics and machine learning platform to help determine the impact that quality measures have on the quality of care delivered to patients.

CMS quality measures are collected and reported with the goal of …


GNS Healthcare Joins Orion Bionetworks to Develop Predictive Models for Multiple Sclerosis and Other Diseases

Industry and Patient Groups Join Forces to Form an Alliance to Accelerate Drug Development

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – March 4, 2013 – GNS Healthcare today announced that it has joined in the formation of Orion Bionetworks. This unique alliance will work to transform our understanding of and accelerate the drug development process for a wide variety of diseases, beginning with multiple sclerosis (MS). Using patient data from alliance members Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis, the Institute for Neurosciences


Orion Bionetworks: Developing Predictive Models to Power the Search for Cures

Unique Cooperative Alliance Launches Effort to Fundamentally Change How Researchers Find New Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis

BOSTON – March 4, 2013 – Today we announce the launch of Orion Bionetworks, a multi-institution cooperative non-profit alliance that is unlocking the power of shared data and predictive modeling to help transform our understanding of diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and accelerate the search for cures. Alliance partners include leading organizations in patient care, computational modeling, translational research, and patient advocacy: Accelerated …

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