Leadership

Founded in 2004, De-ID Data Corp is a leading provider of automated software for HIPAA compliant de-identification of unstructured textual and narrative medical record data.

Daniel Wasserstrom, Founder and Chairman

Dan Wasserstrom is an executive with over twenty years of proven success in sales management, business development, operations, M&A and strategic alliances. Dan is an astute business strategist with a track record in startups, turnarounds and rapid growth; an innovative, hands-on manager who delivers growth through relationship management and contract negotiations; and a results-driven leader at award-winning sales performance and relationship building. Dan has a unique ability to provide organizational results through understanding customer needs while commanding respect and commitment from business associates.

Dan's entrepreneurial acumen and spirit has been the fuel for many accomplishments which include starting up NA operations for Language and Computing, a Belgium software company; building a new home health care division for Integrated Health Services; creating an online health community concept which he sold to VerticalNet; and founding De-ID Data Corp LLC.

Dan has devoted his career commercializing new technologies, delivery channels, and analytical techniques to EMR, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, and Transcription companies to help measure outcomes, determine best practices and facilitate clinical research. Dan founded De-ID Data Corp, LLC in 2004 which has become the foremost technology used for the de-identification of clinical text. Currently he serves as the Chairman of the Board.

Dan has become an industry thought leader by successfully bringing scientific, technology-based approaches to solving the toughest data processing challenges facing healthcare today.

Steven Merahn, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Steven Merahn, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer responsible for use case strategies, clinical strategies, professional relations, business development, clinical affairs and health policy programs for De-ID Data Corp. LLC.

Dr. Merahn has started several technology companies in the healthcare space including Clinical Decision Sciences (CDS), a Philadelphia-based healthcare product design and market development consultancy, where he worked with IBM Business Consulting Services on their healthcare IT services practice, as well as with other companies working on the development and adoption of IT products in hospitals and other healthcare organizations.

Dr Merahn's background in healthcare includes, Vice President of Clinical Technology Products for Elsevier, CEO of UK-based Physicians Decisions Ltd, and over 10 years of experience in healthcare marketing communications. He served as a senior executive for some of the world's largest marketing communications companies, including the Young & Rubicam, Omnicom and Interpublic families of companies.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Merahn is a graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After completing his residency at Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center in New York, Dr. Merahn spent seven years as a senior policy and program development specialist with the New York City Department of Health.

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