Winner of 2016 eyeforpharma ‘Most Valuable Healthcare Initiative’ award Details

In healthcare, relationships matter.

Today’s healthcare ecosystem is filled with disparate sources of patient data. Our patient engagement platform connects, coaches, educates and assists patients in their daily lives.

We deliver connectivity – bringing together all of those separate systems and services and allowing healthcare organizations to develop a direct, trusted relationship with every individual in order to change behavior and, ultimately, improve outcomes.

Who’s leading our team

Passion. Vision. Innovation.

Our leaders are healthcare and technology veterans who work collaboratively with our clients and other team members to improve patient engagement for healthcare organizations. From inception to refinement, we’re committed to excellence every step of the way.

Fred A. Brown


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What gets me up every morning is the opportunity to positively change millions of lives.
Fred Brown is the founder and CEO of both virtual assistant pioneer Next IT and Next IT Healthcare—a company dedicated to creating scalable, engagement-boosting communication channels that enhance the relationship between patients and their healthcare team. Prior to Next IT, Fred was founder, president and CEO of LineSoft Corporation, where the calf-roper turned entrepreneur broke new ground in the energy industry with the development of software systems that are now considered industry standard worldwide. Fred is also actively involved in organizations serving the northwest educational and scientific communities, serving on the Board of Trustees at Gonzaga University as well as founding WIN Partners LLC, a private investment fund for aspiring technology entrepreneurs in Spokane, Washington.

Thomas Morrow, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

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Behavior is the largest barrier to good health the U.S. has ever seen. A Virtual Health Assistant promises to crush this barrier.
Dr. Morrow is a passionate advocate of outcome-improving innovations in patient care and adherence who brings new perspectives and insights for using our proprietary virtual health assistant. He brings over 30 years of experience across the healthcare industry, including time spent in clinical practice, as a managed care executive, a biopharmaceutical medical director and a healthcare writer. Dr. Morrow comes to Next IT Healthcare from Genentech, Inc., a biotech pioneer, where he worked as a physician executive. Tom is a sought-after speaker and has given hundreds of lectures on topics including pharmacy management, medical management, disease management, specialty pharmacy, genomics and biotechnology. He’s has authored nearly 100 publications in a variety of peer and trade journals and has been a major contributor to a textbook on managed care. Tom writes a monthly column, Tomorrow's Medicine, for Managed Care, an online magazine widely read by health-plan executives and physicians.

Mitch Lawrence


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There are a lot of tech solutions available that solve small portions of the healthcare puzzle, but ours is a groundbreaking, fully-integrated system that delivers real-time value to patients dealing with very real issues.
Mitch leads Next IT Healthcare’s global business initiatives with emphasis on market penetration, customer acquisition and business development. Leveraging Next IT Healthcare’s global leadership in proprietary natural-language and artificial-intelligence software, he leads the world’s most successful team in virtual health assistant space. Mitch has served in numerous sales, marketing and leadership roles with Global 2000 corporations Teva Pharmaceuticals, Hoechst Marion Roussel and Olympus Surgical as well as start-up and hi-tech companies such as World Wide Packets (now Ciena Systems) and Key Tronic Corporation.

Victor Morrison

Chief Strategy Officer

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It goes beyond opportunity – we have an obligation to fix healthcare. It’s time to disrupt and transform the delivery of health.
Next IT’s Pharma and Pharmacy expert brings over 22 years of healthcare sales experience gained with industry leader Teva Pharmaceuticals, where he played a critical role in defining a vision for pharmacy and specialty pharmacy interaction. While with Teva, he designed and led a study of the interface between specialty pharmacy and patients receiving treatment for multiple sclerosis, detailing the impact of interface design on compliance, adherence and, most importantly, patient outcomes – giving him an knowledgeable perspective on how a virtual health assistant can most effectively serve both the industry and patients.

Mike Wiseman

Chief Technology Officer

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Integrate natural-language understanding technology with backend health systems, make it customizable for every patient, and you’ve got a solution that promises to provide a higher quality of life for millions.
Mike leads Next IT Healthcare in its research, development, product management and QA efforts. Along with his 22+ years as a software professional, he brings to the position valuable experience gained as both the company’s Director of Product Strategy and its Director of Research and Innovation. Prior to joining the company, Mike was employed by utilities-software leader Itron to manage, design and build engineering software used by power companies for the design of transmission and distribution systems.

Megan Brown

Vice President, Cognitive Technologies

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We are on the precipice of a cognitive revolution and I am excited to be a part of the solution paving the way.
Megan Brown has been involved at Next IT since its inception in 2002, and has been a critical team member since 2009. Megan is a graduate from Gonzaga University with a BS in Biology and Entrepreneurial Leadership. She has used these skills to accelerate the innovation of the Intelligent Virtual Assistant space, most recently in the healthcare division. Megan has been vital in helping Next IT Healthcare grow to better serve our customers and the community at large.

Anne Finch

Senior Marketing Director

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Engage. Encourage. Empower. Our solution delivers that missing element of connectivity to address large-scale population health challenges.
As Senior Marketing Director, Anne manages all marketing and communications initiatives for Next IT Healthcare. She brings over a decade of experience in the marketing field working with national brands and has been a key player in creating a significant and credible footprint for Next IT Healthcare. Her passion for the potential of the technology ensures that Next IT Healthcare continues to respond to the needs of an evolving market.