CareSet Systems decodes Medicare claims data to guide new drug launches for pharmaceutical companies. Using the largest single cohort of patients available, CareSet groups Medicare claims into patient journeys by disease, then tracks how their diseases progress and which teams of doctors treat them. With CareSet, promising drugs find the right patients faster, and at lower cost.

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FRED TROTTER

Founder and CTO
Fred shapes our software development and data gathering strategies, which doesn't stop him from getting elbow-deep in the code on a regular basis. He is co-author of the first Health IT O’Reilly book Hacking Healthcare, and co-creator of the DIRECT protocol mandated in Meaningful Use. Fred’s technical commentary and data journalism work has been featured in several online and print journals including Wired, Forbes, U.S. News, NPR, Government Health IT, and Modern Healthcare.

ASHISH PATEL

Founder and Sales
Ashish is our industry evangelist, and can usually be found demoing CareSet's software in coffee shops and offices across the nation. An industrial engineer by training, Ashish started his career in network security at VeriSign, where he supported worldwide banks, healthcare enterprises, and governments. Recently, Ashish was an instructor at Lamar University and developed enterprise task and data management applications for service operations, real estate, and health system management.

LAURA SHAPLAND

CEO
As CEO, Laura helps set CareSet’s vision and coordinates the team in executing the go-to-market strategy. Laura previously served as COO at 2nd.MD, where she grew the company from concept to serving Fortune 500 companies. Laura holds a B.A. from Rice University and an MBA with High Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Outside of the office, she enjoys tennis and tickling her two young daughters until they cry.

RICK TROTTER

Founder and Data Scientist
Rick is instrumental in our data retrieval and integration, and also manages the development team. He is concerned with making health data useful and actionable while protecting patient privacy. Rick has worked in the Health IT field for over 6 years in projects including EHR implementation, HIE research and personal health software. He develops healthcare software for doctors, personal fitness, and general health with interest in how quantifying the individual can lead to self-discovery and change.

JEREMIAH TEZENO

Product Manager
With a background in operations and marketing management, Jeremiah takes the lead in all client - facing, account management activity. As Product Manager, his focus is on delivering the best possible user experience to clients and bridging the gap between customer and developer needs. An avid music lover, Jeremiah is also an accomplished audio engineer and self proclaimed “studio rat”.

PHU NGUYEN

Vice President of Engineering
As a software developer at CareSet, Phu applies his technical creativity and ``DIY`` ethic in problem solving and to assist in helping deliver the most effective solutions possible. Aside from his years of experience working in such diverse fields as artificial intelligence and web development, he has fostered a lifelong curiosity of bringing technology to life -- ever since the earlier days when AOL Instant Messenger was all the rage. When he is not in front of his computer turning cola into code, he can be found sipping a pint at the local craft brewery.

BRIAN LANG

VP of Marketing
As an eight-year-old, Brian made and sold candles door to door. As an adult with a chronic entrepreneur addiction he helped grow a boutique music label grow to a national brand in the 80s, launched a successful Internet startup in the dot-com era, and today connects best-of-breed health and medtech startups with leading large healthcare organizations to accelerate innovation. He annually runs the coaching for companies competing in Austin's SXSW Accelerator - and when not working, he spoils his grandkids.

SANDRA OZIGBO

Project Manager
As project manager, Sandra ensures CareSet’s tools and data are reliable and consistent. Sandra holds an MHA from Texas Woman’s University, with experience in a diverse set of healthcare settings from retail pharmacy to home health services. Fascinated by the intersection of healthcare and technology, you can find her at Health 2.0 Houston, behind the scenes at SXSW, or pursuing her passion through a mobile natural hair styling service for multi-textured hair.

MARC MANSUETO

Catalyst
Marc works on the administration of CareSet with focuses on efficient communications, scheduling, and planning of the day to day operations. Over the past 10 years, Marc has administered various grant-funded projects including two Hurricane Ike disaster recovery projects as well as an initiative aimed at health information exchange. Marc holds a MS in Emergency Management and BS in Communications. In his off time, Marc enjoys running, both for exercise and chasing his two year old escape artist.

Amy Jin

Data QA Engineer
Amy Jin is a Data QA Engineer with CareSet Systems. She is responsible for creating and executing a reliable quality assurance process that ensures all data outputs are of impeccable quality and get deep insights from Medicare big data. She graduated from Rice University majoring in Statistics and Mechanical Engineering. Amy has great passion in solving real-world problems with data science, and prior to joining CareSet, Amy worked in Artificial Intelligence industry for image processing.

Peng He

Data QA Engineer
As a Data QA Engineer, Peng works closely with both Tech and Sales teams to understand and validate data during different development phases and ensure client’s requisition is answered with quality and insights. Peng holds a PhD from Texas A&M University and a BS from University of Science and Technology of China. After years of experience around lab bench and physics equations, Peng steps into healthcare IT with curiosity and passion to apply data science to improve health services. In his spare time, Peng is either buried in books with a sip of coffee or taking his young son to explore the world.

DR. SUSAN HUTFLESS

Data Science Consultant
Dr. Susan Hutfless is an epidemiologist specializing in the use of big data in the healthcare system. She is a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where she directs the Gastrointestinal Epidemiology Research Center. She received her PhD in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her SM in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. She has published in peer-reviewed journals using health data from numerous sources including Medicare, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, the Department of Defense, the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project and independent healthcare facilities.

RUSSELL NAISBITT

Consulting CFO
Russell Naisbitt has been our consulting CFO since September 2017. Russell brings leadership experience in finance and accounting, investor relations, business development and operations. Russell has been the CFO for several private and public companies in the software, SaaS, technology and other industries. He has worked for Ernst & Young in Australia and New Zealand and was formerly a director of Sharp Corporation of New Zealand, Ltd. He is an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a graduate in Accounting from the Auckland University of Technology.

John Beriont

Vice President, Business Development
John has over twenty-five years experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining CareSet Systems, John was an Executive Vice President at M3 USA who engage physicians through digital clinical and marketing messages. John was a co-founder of HealthARC which was New Jersey’s first Benefit Corporation providing educational outreach to healthcare providers. John was also the President of EngageCE where he launched their clinical educator business as well as President of Practice Therapeutics where he created and managed their clinical educator business and was responsible for deploying the industry’s largest clinical educator team. His prior industry experience includes positions in operations, sales and sales management at Johnson & Johnson and Bristol-Myers Squibb across a broad range of therapeutic areas. Mr. Beriont’s experience also includes positions of increasing responsibility at Cegedim Dendrite, Health Products Research and Quintiles where he developed significant competencies and experience in technology solutions, market analytics and field-based medical education solutions. John has a BA from Gettysburg College and a MBA from Rider University.

Victoria Hernandez

Marketing Admin
Victoria serves both Marketing and Administration at CareSet. While working at an accounting firm on the HR team, and later, practice growth team, she eventually realized her passion was in the healthcare space. She helps Marc on the administration side, keeping everyone afloat, and is a hand to Brian with all things marketing. Victoria holds a B.A. in Communication from Texas A&M University. Whoop! She has ran two marathons with MDA Team Momentum, and is a part of the cult known as November Project.