Former IBM Watson Health Sales Exec Bill Hutchins Joins Pasadena-based Deep 6 AI

Published : Monday, October 30, 2017 | 6:47 PM

Former IBM Watson Health sales executive, Bill Hutchins, is joining Pasadena-based Deep 6 AI to focus on the rapid expansion of its clinical trial patient recruitment platform across hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and contract research organizations.

Hutchins brings more than 15 years of healthcare expertise in developing strategic partnerships with academic medical centers, hospitals, government health institutes, IDNs and medical groups.

“I’m very excited to join the Deep 6 AI team. When I first saw the software, I immediately realized that both Deep 6 AI’s product and business model are easily the best on the market today. Deep 6’s seamless combination of cutting-edge AI techniques and intuitive user workflows, designed with extensive input from researchers and patient recruitment specialists, puts us light-years ahead of competitors. I look forward to being able to provide clients with a comprehensive patient recruitment solution for all of their trials, regardless of disease type,” Hutchins said in a statement.

His experience includes providing artificial intelligence and natural language processing-based solutions for clinical trial matching, clinical care improvement, revenue cycle management and electronic health record analysis. Before he was employed by IBM Watson Health, Hutchins worked in sales leadership roles with athenahealth, Alere Analytics, TherapyLogix, Cedaron Medical, and BMS Practice Solutions.

At IBM Watson Health, Hutchins served as Oncology Sales Director- Western US, where he was focused on clinical trial matching, oncology, and genomics.

For his part, Wout Brusselaers, Deep 6 AI CEO, welcomed Hutchins into his team.? “We are thrilled to have Bill join our team. With strong interest from health systems, sponsors, and CROs, fueled by the enthusiastic feedback from our existing users, it was time to bring on strategic business development experts to help us expand. Bill brings not just targeted expertise selling artificial intelligence solutions for clinical trial patient recruitment, but he also truly appreciates the importance of developing long-term relationships with our customers,” he said.

Founded in 2015, Deep 6 AI uses artificial intelligence on medical records to find more and better-matching patients for clinical trials in minutes, not months, getting life-saving cures to patients more quickly.

Deep 6 AI also helps sponsors and CROs with better trial feasibility design, site selection, real-time analysis of study results, and improved trial response rates from selecting better-matching trial subjects.

Deep 6 AI is a Techstars, StartX, and Healthbox alum and is currently in use by leading hospitals, such as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, research institutes, and CROs.





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