Kyruus uses Big Data to help hospitals, health systems, and accountable care organizations get their patients to the right provider

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Boston, MA 02110

Many of us have experienced the "Patient Access Paradox" – where patients are being told to wait weeks, if not months, before they can see a physician, despite physician practices and hospitals operating at only 50-60% capacity. Even worse, in upwards of 30% of cases, patients are misdirected to the wrong type of provider, leading to waste and delays in care. With 40M+ newly insured patients coming into the system in the coming years under the Affordable Care Act, this problem will only intensify if hospitals and healthcare systems don't address the core operational inefficiencies that prevent the optimal matching of patient demand and provider supply. 

Kyruus helps hospitals and healthcare delivery systems drive precise matching of patients to providers, efficiently identify the most optimal appointments, and improve overall Patient Access. Just as assembled massive amounts of dynamic data to drive the optimal use of airline seat capacity while respecting complex business rules, Kyruus integrates billions of dynamic data points to drive patient-provider matching. We unlock and organize information about physicians' clinical competency, availability, locations, insurance rules, cost, and quality from thousands of data sources in order to help patients achieve appropriate and high-quality care in a timely manner.

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Blog Posts

Will a Google Search a Day Keep the Doctor Away?
Monday, February 23, 2015
Photo Credit:  Editor’s Note: This piece is written by Mark Krivopal, MD, Vice President of Clinical Programs at Kyruus and Internist at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Lessons Learned From A Dizzying Doctor Search
Friday, February 6, 2015
Editor’s Note: In this personal account, our Associate Medical Director, Dr. Sid Anand, details a troubling experience that would later inspire him to join Kyruus to improve healthcare’s
Providence Health & Services Partners with Kyruus to Streamline Patient Access and Boost Consumer Engagement for Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Members
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Boston, MA, January 15 – Kyruus, a leading provider of Patient Access & Referral Management Solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Providence Health & Services, the third larges
Steward Health Care System Selects Kyruus® ProviderMatch™ to Optimize Patient Access and Referral Management
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Boston, MA, January 14, 2015 – Kyruus, a leading provider of Patient Access and Referral Management Solutions, announced today that Steward Health Care System LLC (Steward) has selected Kyruus Provide
Houston Methodist Selects Kyruus® ProviderMatch™ To Improve Patient Access and Referral Management
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Boston, MA, January 8, 2015 – Kyruus, a leading provider of Patient Access and Referral Management Solutions, announced today that Houston Methodist has selected its ProviderMatch suite of products to
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Meet Our Management Team

Graham Gardner, MD
Chief Executive Officer

Graham is the Co-Founder and the CEO of Kyruus. Prior to Kyruus, Graham was a Venture Executive at Highland Capital Partners where he co-founded Generation Health and served as the company’s Chief Medical Officer through its acquisition by CVS Caremark. He is also the Co-Founder of SynapDx, a molecular diagnostic company focused on developing a blood test to enable the earlier detection of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Graham completed his clinical training in internal medicine and cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. He is the author of several peer review articles and has served as a consultant to a number of leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Graham completed his BA and MD degrees at Brown University, and received his MBA from Harvard Business School. 

Julie Yoo, MS
Chief Product Officer

Julie is a Co-Founder of Kyruus and serves as the company’s Chief Product Officer. She was previously the VP of Clinical Product Strategy at Generation Health, where she oversaw the development of the company’s clinical programs and data analytics platform. Julie also led the Product Management efforts at Knome, the private arm of George Church’s Personal Genome Project, where she developed and launched a bioinformatics platform for conducting individualized genomic sequence analysis. Julie’s passion for data-driven businesses began as a software engineer at Endeca Technologies, where she ultimately helped to lead Endeca’s efforts in the health care industry as a Sales Engineer for Strategic Accounts. Julie has an undergraduate degree in computer science from MIT, an MS in biomedical sciences from the Harvard-MIT HST Program, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. 

Vinay Seth Mohta, M.Eng
Chief Technology Officer

Vinay is a Co-Founder and the Chief Technology Officer at Kyruus. Vinay was previously at Kayak, where he led the development of a ‘Big Data’ predictive analytics platform for measuring the impact of the company’s multi-channel marketing efforts. Prior to Kayak, Vinay served as CTO for Global Health Delivery, a non-profit collaboration between Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, and Partners In Health, which was designed to systematize the study of global health care delivery and rapidly diffuse technology-driven innovations to practitioners around the world. Vinay began his career as a Software Architect and Product Manager at Endeca Technologies, where he worked on complex software engineering problems in the context of the company’s core technology platform and analytics products. Vinay completed his BS and M.Eng. degrees in computer science at MIT. 

Ed Furlong
Chief Financial Officer

Ed Furlong is Chief Financial Officer at Kyruus. He brings more than 25 years of financial and management expertise to Kyruus. He previously served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Exa Corporation in Burlington, MA, where he managed the company’s successful IPO process and achieved consistent growth throughout his tenure. Prior to Exa, Mr. Furlong served as Senior Vice President at Fidelity Strategic Investments in Boston, where he spearheaded a wide range of investments, acted as Fidelity’s representative on several corporate boards, and helped lead a series of turnarounds. Mr. Furlong is a graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School. 

Douglas Kim
Chief Commercial Officer

Douglas Kim is Chief Commercial Officer at Kyruus, responsible for sales, marketing and customer success functions. He brings 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and delivery of enterprise business software solutions. He previously spent 12 years at Pegasystems Inc – the world leader in the Business Process Management and CRM market based in Cambridge, MA – where he helped commercialize the company’s entrance into the Business Process Management marketplace, built and managed the Strategic Alliances function with Accenture, Capgemini, IBM and PwC, and the Enterprise Cloud business with Amazon Web Services. He also ran the global product marketing and sales success functions. Prior to Pegasystems, Mr. Kim was the founder of Talksender Inc, a pioneer in cloud based rich-media email marketing that became the dominant marketing platform used by Warner Bros, Sony Music and Grey Advertising. Prior to Talksender, Douglas spent 10 years at Novasoft – the leader in Electronic Content Management, where he built and ran the channel function and the Latin America and European regions. Douglas is a graduate of Boston University School of Engineering where he studied Biomedical and Manufacturing Engineering.

Christie Smith, MA, JD
Chief Privacy Officer and VP Legal and Administration

Christie Smith is Chief Privacy Officer and Vice President of Legal and Administration of Kyruus.  Prior to joining Kyruus, Christie was the founder of Privault Co, a privacy law compliance, training and consulting firm.  Christie was previously a partner at Smith + Pasalis LLP and a litigation associate at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault LLP, as well as Baker & Hostetler LLP.  Christie received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College, her M.A. from McGill University, and her J.D. from Case Western University School of Law.  Christie is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). 

Carty Castaldi
Vice President of Engineering

Carty Castaldi brings over 30 years of engineering and organizational expertise to Kyruus. Prior to joining Kyruus, he was Director of Software Engineering at the Novartis Institutes of BioMedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he collaborated with medicinal chemists, biologists, and geneticists to develop an integrated approach to new drug discovery. He previously built the team at Vertica (acquired by HP) as its VP Engineering, and has been widely recognized for his roles in both well-established enterprises like Digital Equipment Corporation, Lotus Development Corporation, and Cisco Systems, as well as venture capital-backed startups, such as Mazu Networks and Vertica. 

Leon Goldman, MD
Medical Director

Leon is a Medical Director at Kyruus. Prior to Kyruus, Leon was the Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer for the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. During his tenure, he created and instituted a comprehensive compliance program covering corporate compliance, research compliance, privacy, and conflicts of interest. Leon began his career as a general surgeon at the former Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He held a number of leadership roles with Beth Israel including, Director of Undergraduate Education for the Department of Surgery in charge of clinical clerkships and interim Chief of the Department of Surgery until the search for a full time Chief was completed. Leon also served as Chief of the Division of Education for the Department of Surgery. He holds a B.A. and M.D. from Boston University. 

Lara Terry, MD
Medical Director

Lara Terry is a Medical Director at Kyruus. Prior to Kyruus, Lara was Medical Director at Dovetail Health, a healthcare company focused on reducing unnecessary hospitalizations. Prior to Dovetail Health, Lara was a faculty member of the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) where she served as Co-Director of the New England Centenarian Study and published over 20 peer-reviewed articles in the fields of healthy aging and longevity. During that time she was awarded the Paul B. Beeson Physician Faculty Scholar in Aging, an honor awarded to national leaders in aging research. Lara completed her clinical training in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in the Harvard system and maintains her clinical appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor at BUSM. Lara received her undergraduate degree from Tufts University, her MPH at Harvard University and her MD from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. 

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