Our leadership at Cancer Expert Now is the ideal blend of business savvy and medical expertise. Our leaders have been working in healthcare for more than a combined 80 years, and through them, have learned the nuances of the healthcare industry and cancer treatment, on both a professional and personal level.
Jeff W. Meehan
Co-Founder and CEO
For Jeff, Cancer Expert Now is personal. He wants to take his experience and give you the same access to an expert he was luckily enough to have in his time of need.
Jeff has been actively involved in cancer research, education and healthcare IT for over 25 years. He has started and sold numerous companies including Educational Concept in Medicine LLC, Broadleaf Creative Group LLC, and Strategic Edge Communications, Inc. As part of the Strategic Edge acquisition, he became the Chief Commercial Officer of MDOL, Inc. where he honed his skills in patient privacy and monetizing and leveraging “big data.” Jeff was instrumental in the November 2014 acquisition of MDOL, Inc. to the venture backed Ability Network, Inc. Jeff was recently honored by PM360, a well-respected health care publication with an entrepreneur award. He takes pride in mentoring young entrepreneurs across the tristate area.
Charles M. Balch, MD, PhD (hc)
President, Cancer Expert Now International
Dr. Charles M. Balch has led a distinguished career as a clinical and academic surgical oncologist for the past 39 years, as a leading authority in both melanoma and breast cancer. He is author of over 730 publications and has lectured in over 38 different countries in the world and most of the major academic centers in the United States. Dr. Balch is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of Surgical Oncology, which is recognized as the leading journal in the world in its field.
In past years, Dr. Balch has served as Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (2000-2005), and as President and CEO of the City of Hope National Medical Center (1996-1999). At the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, from 1985-1996, Dr. Balch served as Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Vice President of Hospital and Clinics, and Head of the Division of Surgery, among other positions. Dr. Balch’s leadership roles have involved the Society of Surgical Oncology (as President in 1992), the American Board of Surgery (Board of Directors), the Association of Academic Surgeons (President) and the Commission on Cancer (Chair, Board of Directors) and the American Joint Committee on Cancer (Executive Committee).
Richard Goldstein, MD
Chief Technology Officer
Combining over 20 years of clinical practice experience and development of electronic health record software, Rich has been able to find the nexus between effective clinical workflows and healthcare information technology. As an innovator in clinical record systems in an outpatient setting, he designed and developed EMR/EHR system resulting in improved clinician workflow and therefore greater adoption of EMR systems, increased bottom line of practices, and enhanced communication between clinicians-and-staff, and clinicians-and-patients.
Having navigated two EMR/EHR products to meaningful use certification (2011 edition and 2014 edition). He is uniquely aware of the impact of regulatory mandates in HIT on clinical practice, and can find ways to incorporate these requirements into clinically effective workflows which improve the user experience for physicians, staff and patients. He is also an expert in HIPAA privacy regulations, data integrity and security and in optimizing the user experience.