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8201 164th Ave NE
Suite 266
Seattle, WA, 98052


CEO, Co-founder
Founder and President
Medical Advisor
Medical Advisor
Medical Advisor
Managing Director of Life Sciences Innovation



Avado is a next-generation Patient Relationship Management solution (PRM) that brings the benefits of the Internet to the inefficient workplaces of healthcare organizations.

In October 2013, Avado was acquired by WebMD. Avado’s technology and tools will complement and further accelerate WebMD’s efforts to connect patients with their healthcare providers.

Recent Milestones

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    Avado — WebMD Acquires Avado: Teaming up to Accelerate the Patient-Physician Connectivity Effort (10/29/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 12:41pm via
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    Avado was acquired by WebMD. (10/29/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 2:28pm via
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    Avado added Ted Epperly, MD, FAAFP as Medical Advisor. (7/15/12)
    Posted 9/16/12 at 10:49am
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    Avado — Dr. Ted Epperly publishes critical acclaimed book - "Fractured: America's Broken Healthcare System And What We Must Do to Heal It" (7/1/12)
    Posted 9/16/12 at 10:55am via
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    Avado — Avado selected to present to the pioneer ACOs at the Health Datapalooza hosted by the U.S. CTO and head of Medicare (6/6/12)
    Posted 9/16/12 at 11:09am via
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    Avado — Avado's CEO invited to White House for expert round table on patient access to health data. (6/4/12)
    Posted 9/16/12 at 11:06am via
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    Avado added Thomas Tsang, MD, FACP as Medical Advisor. (5/15/12)
    Posted 9/16/12 at 10:41am
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    Avado added Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP as Medical Advisor. (3/1/12)
    Posted 9/16/12 at 10:41am
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    Avado — Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson (aka SeattleMamaDoc) joins Avado team (3/1/12)
    Posted 9/16/12 at 10:37am via
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    Avado added Julie Braman, RPh, MBA as Managing Director of Life Sciences Innovation. (2/15/11)
    Posted 9/16/12 at 11:03am
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    Avado added Bassam Saliba as Founder and President. (1/1/11)
    Posted 5/23/11 at 7:48am
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    Avado added John Yii as CIO. (1/1/11)
    Posted 6/21/11 at 3:46pm
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    Avado added Dave Chase as CEO, Co-founder. (1/1/11)
    Posted 5/23/11 at 6:05am



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Above: Avado and WebMD
Uploaded: 10/30/13


  1. WebMD Acquires Avado For $20-$30M To Help Drive Its Evolution From Media Company To Patient Engagement Platform ( [edit]
  2. Nationally Prominent Physician Thought Leader Joins Avado Team ( [edit]
    "Fractured" book published ( [edit]
    Dave Chase at White House ( [edit]
    Avado selected as Patient Engagement vendor to pioneer ACOs ( [edit]
    WebMD ( [edit]
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