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PHT Corporation’s Sheila Rocchio, VP of Marketing and Product Management, Named Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council’s Emerging Executive of the Year

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PHT Corporation Vice President of Marketing and Product Management Sheila Rocchio is the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council’s (MassTLC) Emerging Executive of the Year. The MassTLC named its annual award winners at a gala awards dinner in Boston last month.

Sheila Rocchio, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, PHT Corporation (Photo: Business Wire)

PHT is the leading provider of systems used to collect Patient-Driven eData for clinical research.

MassTLC is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for technology executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. A committee of over 40 industry executives, thought leaders and media chose Ms. Rocchio as this year’s winner.

Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO of the MassTLC, said, “Sheila Rocchio exemplifies the entrepreneurial spirit that makes the New England region a global innovator in technologies that improve the way companies do business.”

PHT President and CEO Philip Lee said, “Since Sheila joined PHT in 2000, her commitment to helping PHT achieve its mission of helping researchers collect accurate, timely and meaningful patient and clinician outcomes has never waned. She’s also a constant advocate for end-users, by ensuring PHT products deliver a simple, intuitive user experience. I join the MassTLC and Sheila’s colleagues in congratulating her on this well-deserved honor.”

“I greatly appreciate this recognition from the Mass TLC”, said Ms. Rocchio, “And I’d like to share this award with my colleagues at PHT and our customers, who work every day to innovate new ways for clinical researchers to do good science and bring new therapies to market that improve lives.” Watch this short video of Ms. Rocchio on better drug development for improved quality of life:

Ms. Rocchio adds the MassTLC’s recognition to her honors. This year she was chosen as one of the PharmaVOICE 100 most influential people in the life sciences industry. And, she was a finalist for Clinical Trial Business Woman of the Year at the Partners in Clinical Trials Conference.

PHT’s industry recognition this year includes placement on the Inc. 500/5000, as well as the Boston Business Journal’s Pacesetters list of the fastest growing companies in New England. Under the leadership of Mr. Lee and Ms. Rocchio, PHT has commercialized technologies that automate the collection of outcomes from participants in clinical research. Their recent innovations include the first smartphone app and web browser-based ePRO systems for collecting patient data.

About PHT Corporation

PHT Corporation helps pharmaceutical companies and CROs conduct clinical studies with greater confidence, ease and accuracy. We enable our clients to gain insights, through measuring how patients feel and function, that help speed therapies to market and improve lives. From our 500+ global trial experiences including 16+ regulatory approvals, we offer the breadth, history and scientific expertise today’s market demands. PHT's proven systems collect patient-driven eData via smartphones, tablets and the web. This data, available via PHT’s StudyWorks® online portal, provides sponsors and clinicians with a real-time window to patients between visits for improved protocol compliance and safety monitoring. For more information on PHT Patient-Driven eData Systems, review interactive content and demonstrations at Follow PHT on Twitter.

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