JOE SASSON, PH.D.
Executive Vice President of Ventures and Chief Commercial Officer, Ventures MedAxiom - An ACC Company
Joe has been at the forefront of commercialization for more than 18 years, driving performance and growth through relationship building, having helped to commercialize 75+ companies / products from startups to multibillion-dollar global organizations. Many now own their market categories, achieving success in terms of patient impact, reduction of healthcare costs, and significant product line and organizational growth. He was also responsible for the creation of MedAxiom’s joint venture with Atlas Healthcare Partners, to position MedAxiom as an ASC leader for clinical quality and operational efficiency.
Joe is a tenured member of the MedAxiom team, bringing lower cost, high quality, patient and provider-friendly service sites to the cardiovascular marketplace. In his current role, Joe works with companies spanning medtech, device, pharma, imaging, cath labs/ASCs, and health IT to deliver economic value propositions and strategies to accelerate commercial growth. In the last three years, Joe has increased partnership revenue by 80%+ and boosted industry services revenue by 400%+.
As the leader of MedAxiom Ventures, Joe spearheads the development of MedAxiom’s initiatives in the direct contracting space, aiming to link self-funded insurers with high-quality cardiovascular providers nationwide to improve patient experience and outcomes, while lowering payer costs.
Joe holds a Ph.D. in Behavioral Science/Organizational Behavior Management, and a Master of Organizational Improvement from Western Michigan University.