Brian Lang

As an eight-year-old, Brian made and sold candles door to door. As an adult with a chronic entrepreneur addiction he helped 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.

CareSet Systems Acquires DocGraph

By Brian Lang / January 16, 2019

HOUSTON (PRWEB) JANUARY 14, 2019 CareSet Systems today announced the acquisition of their sister company, DocGraph. After several years with a separate commercial and data journalism focus, company executives decided to share a strategic mission and focus around their alignment with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  The two organizations will be held privately…

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Hacking our way to health equity

By Brian Lang / October 29, 2018

Six months ago I was facing a quarter-life crisis. I was working for a company who was serving high net worth individuals. Every weeknight felt like Sunday night, “Ugh. I have to go to work in the morning.” Every morning I’d get to work and of course, I enjoyed working with my coworkers. But time…

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Inaugural Health Equity Hackathon to Identify and Tackle Systematic Obstacles to Health

By Brian Lang / October 4, 2018

Renowned leaders in the research, data science and health care communities to join CareSet Systems for an innovation initiative on Oct. 19 – 21 in Austin, Texas AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB) OCTOBER 4, 2018 – The inaugural Health Equity Hackathon today detailed a renewed collaborative commitment to identifying and tackling systematic obstacles to health, including the…

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Austin to Host Inaugural National Health Equity Hackathon this October

By Brian Lang / September 6, 2018

  AUSTIN (PRWEB) The inaugural National Health Equity Hackathon will focus on creating data-driven solutions for underserved healthcare populations. The idea began with Health and Human Services’ Chief Data Officer, Mona Siddiqui, CareSet Systems CTO Fred Trotter, and Senior Director of Applied Research & Analytics at the American Hospital Association, Dr. Norma Padron during Datapalooza…

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CareSet Becomes First Organization with Research Access to Medicare Advantage Data

By Brian Lang / July 26, 2018

(PRWEB) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that CareSet has become the first research organization to receive access to Medicare Advantage (Part C) encounter data. Announced by CMS Administrator Seema Verma in a Tweet reported, “@CMSGov is excited that the 1st researcher (@DocGraph – now part of @CareSet) has been granted access…

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DocGraph Hop Teaming Dataset Released at Datapalooza

By Brian Lang / April 26, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) Today CareSet Labs released the DocGraph Hop Teaming Dataset at Datapalooza. This dataset is the most comprehensive open map of the healthcare system in the United States. It is also the largest graph dataset available as open data that uses real names. This release represents the transition of the DocGraph dataset from a…

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CareSet at SXSW 2018 “Put Down the Scalpel: Non-Invasive Heart Solutions”

By Brian Lang / March 22, 2018

CareSet made a big splash at SXSW 2018, hosting Put Down the Scalpel: Non-Invasive Heart Solutions on March 10th at the Austin Convention Center. The session had an all-star cast of subject matter experts, including panelists Patrick Wayte, Senior Vice President, Center for Health Technology and Innovations for The American Heart Association, Cat Oyler, Global Head Strategy & Operations…

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CareSet Cited in Scholarly Papers and News

By Brian Lang / February 7, 2018

CareSet and it’s co-founders have a history of advocacy and thought leadership around data security, “hactivism,” and data journalism. Below is a collection of some of our favorite attributions. I. CareSet in the News https://www.xconomy.com/texas/2017/03/06/%E2%80%8Bex-vice-president-biden-to-speak-about-cancer-moonshot-at-sxsw/ Shah, A. (2017, March 6). Ex-Vice President Biden to speak about Cancer Moonshot at SXSW. Retrieved from https://www.xconomy.com/texas/2017/03/06/%E2%80%8Bex-vice-president-biden-to-speak-about-cancer-moonshot-at-sxsw/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/oreillymedia/2014/04/13/leading-by-example-two-stories/#2bf490c4280c O’Reilly,…

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CareSet Target: Outpatient Therapy Volumes Case Study

By Brian Lang / October 9, 2017

This case study explores how you can bring your market into laser focus with CareSet Target and aim your sales force where your product is most needed.

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CareSet Journey: Readmission Case Study

By Brian Lang / October 9, 2017

Knowing the scale of your market and the trends that point to opportunities for your product is what CareSet Pathway is all about. This case study looks at trends in cancer patient readmissions and points to where those trends are most pronounced.

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