T Hephner joins mProve Health

Washington, D.C. (September 5, 2014) – mProve Health, a leader in providing mobile technology services to the life sciences sector, announces the addition of T. Hephner to its team.  Hephner  has joined mProve as Vice President of Business Development.

Mr. Hephner brings over 15 years of business development, sales and marketing experience to mProve Health.  A co-founder of Praxis, a leading patient recruitment provider, and a seasoned veteran of the clinical research world, Mr. Hephner will bring these experiences to one of the fastest growing companies in the life sciences arena.

 Mr. Hephner is joining the team during a period of major expansion by mProve.  Since its founding in 2010, mProve has steadily grown into a leadership position in the mHealth field, with a focus on the use of mobile devices to create clinical study efficiencies in the areas of patient recruitment, retention and in the collection of patient-reported outcomes.  With revolutionary products and applications that allow for usage of participants’ own mobile devices, mProve has emerged as an industry leader in patient engagement products via mobile platform and is leading the way in next generation clinical trials.

 In the last year, mProve has also developed a series of consumer-facing solutions that enable commercial pharmaceutical partners to connect with their patients in key disease area markets.  These solutions offer several innovative features including medication management, symptom tracking, facilitated doctor interactions and data reporting that enhance patient outcomes by providing patients with a mirror into their own specific health management.

 Mr. Hephner has worked with the largest pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the world and has extensive experience in guiding the sales process and growing sales teams.  His experience with CROs, Patient Recruitment companies as well as other service and product providers will be a welcome addition to an already solid team and company. “Over the years, I’ve seen many different patient communication programs. For me, mProve has the most innovative digital patient engagement platform in the market.  They’ve grown quickly primarily based on word of mouth, and I’m excited to help accelerate this growth.”  With experience growing a start-up in clinical research, Mr. Hephner has a great strategic view of the major impact mobile technology is having on product development in healthcare. “T has a fantastic track record of driving growth within the clinical research field,” said CEO and founder Jeff Lee.  “His consultative approach is perfectly in line with our sensibilities, and we’re excited for him to help support existing and new clients for mProve.”