SOURCE: Physicians Interactive

Physicians Interactive

August 03, 2012 09:30 ET

Physicians Interactive CEO Donato Tramuto Named for Third Time to the PharmaVOICE 100 List of Inspiring Life Sciences Leaders

Health eVillages Co-Founder Honored for Inspirational and Philanthropic Leadership in Global Healthcare

MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 3, 2012) -  Today, Physicians Interactive (PI), the leading provider of mobile and Web-based clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, announced that CEO and Vice Chairman, Donato J. Tramuto, has been recognized as one of the 100 Most Inspiring Leaders in the Life Sciences Industry for the third time by PharmaVOICE. As a trusted and respected industry thought leader, Tramuto's inclusion on the 2012 PharmaVOICE 100 list pays tribute to his nearly 30 years of experience with top healthcare companies and to his philanthropic leadership, including the recent launch of the non-profit organization Health eVillages, which Tramuto founded in partnership with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights in September 2011. This is Tramuto's third time being named to the PharmaVOICE 100 Award list -- a rare and distinguished honor held by only a handful of executives -- with previous recognition in 2005 and 2009. 

Tramuto is a healthcare industry veteran, whose award-winning innovation in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors led PI to become a leading resource for integrated healthcare information, medication samples and mobile clinical decision support tools for healthcare professionals worldwide. Moreover, Tramuto's leadership, passion, commitment and expertise go well beyond his transformational work with PI. As the President and Co-founder of Health eVillages, Tramuto has created an organization that empowers physicians to improve the quality of medical care delivery in the most challenging clinical environments, delivering mobile medical reference tools and technology to practitioners in need. In less than a year, Health eVillages has launched pilot programs in areas where mobile health technology has the power to improve healthcare and save lives, including Uganda, Kenya, Haiti, China, and rural Louisiana. In May 2012, Tramuto was recognized as one of the 12 Most Innovative People in Massachusetts with the Globe 100 -- a prestigious award from The Boston Globe -- for his work on Health eVillages. 

"To be recognized on the 2012 PharmaVOICE 100 list beside so many inspiring life sciences leaders and talented visionaries is a privilege," said Mr. Tramuto. "It's incredibly rewarding to be able to positively contribute to the transformation of this industry through our work at Physicians Interactive and Health eVillages. Through continued collaboration with our customers, partners and colleagues, we're committed to help solve some of the most pressing healthcare challenges."

"Donato Tramuto, a three-time PharmaVOICE 100 honoree, is being recognized not just for his work with Physicians Interactive, but for founding and launching another non-profit organization, Health eVillages, in partnership with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights," said Taren Grom, editor, PharmaVOICE. "Mr. Tramuto's innovative drive and unwavering dedication to bringing high-quality healthcare to all is inspirational, and his contributions to the industry are a testament to his leadership skills and commitment to improving healthcare."

Tramuto's selfless leadership and commitment to improve healthcare quality does not end with Health eVillages. Tramuto works tirelessly to give back to the community through philanthropic efforts, serving as the Chairman of the Board and Founder of the Tramuto Foundation, a non-profit organization he created in 2001 to help disadvantaged youth reach their educational goals. As an active leader in the community, Tramuto shares his vision and passion for improved healthcare for all on a number of leadership boards, including the Governor's Economic Council in the State of Maine, the Duke University Fuqua Health Sector Advisory Council, the Board of Trustees for Regis College, the Boston University School of Public Health Dean's Advisory Board, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Leadership Council, and most recently, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Europe Board.

Now entering its eighth year, the PharmaVOICE 100 award recognizes top individuals for their positive contributions across the healthcare and life sciences industry. This annual list represents sectors such as pharmaceutical, biotechnology, contract research, clinical trial, research and development, patient education, and more. Distinguished leaders are selected based on essays describing how they have positively impacted their organizations, motivated their peers and colleagues, or inspired change through their community and philanthropic outreach. 

To learn more about Health eVillages please visit http://www.healthevillages.org/.

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About Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive (PI) is the leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions that help medical professionals, anytime, anywhere, provide better patient care. We use the full power of our worldwide network of Healthcare Professionals and Life Sciences Companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine, for the better. PI has developed a foundation of user-generated, proprietary and public data that powers a networked suite of transactional applications, including eSampling, interactive learning programs, and mobile solutions. Physicians Interactive, a division of Skyscape.com, Inc., is owned by Perseus LLC, a merchant bank and private equity fund management company. For more information about PI, visit www.physiciansinteractive.com.

About Health eVillages
Health eVillages is a not-for-profit organization, providing medical reference and clinical decision support resources to medical professionals in the most challenging clinical environments, anywhere in the world, via the latest in mobile healthcare technology. Health eVillages is comprised of an all-star consortium of leading United States and international healthcare advocacy organizations, mobile healthcare solutions providers, health information technology companies, communications providers, and public health foundations. Through in-kind contributions and fundraising, Health eVillages is able to empower medical professionals with tools that improve the quality of patient care in the poorest, most remote, and underserved areas on the globe. For more information about Health eVillages please visit http://www.healthevillages.org/.