Chairman and CEO,
Donato J. Tramuto, Founder, CEO and Chairman of Physicians Interactive, has more than 30 years of healthcare experience in both the product and service segments. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of i3, a global pharmaceutical services company, formerly part of Ingenix (a UnitedHealthGroup Company), overseeing the Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical Data, Analytics, Outcomes, EPI/Safety, CME, Health Education, and Strategic Consulting business units.
Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group, Mr. Tramuto was one of the founders of Protocare, Inc., a large provider of drug development and disease management services, where he served as Chief Executive and President of the Protocare Sciences Division and Corporate Officer of Protocare from 1998 to 2003. Prior to co-founding Protocare, Mr. Tramuto was General Manager/President of the Home Health Care Business and Corporate Vice President of Marketing at Caremark, where he championed the development of the company’s national disease management program for HIV/AIDS.
Mr. Tramuto is the Chairman and Founder of the Tramuto Foundation, a non-profit organization that he created in 2001 to help young individuals achieve their educational goals and has also supported more than 40 organizations worldwide in helping the disadvantaged of our land. In 2011 and following the devastating effects from the earthquake in Haiti, he founded Health eVillages, a program now residing at the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights and funded through Physicians Interactive, which provides state-of-the-art mobile health technology including medical reference and clinical decision support resources to medical professionals in the most challenging clinical environments around the world.
He serves on several executive leadership boards: The Boston University School of Public Health Dean’s Advisory Board, the Physicians Interactive Board of Directors, the Robert F. Kennedy US Leadership Council, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights Europe Board where he serves as Chairman of the Leadership Council, the HealthWays (NASDAQ) Board of Directors, and the Maine Economic Council. He previously served on the Duke University Fuqua Health Care Advisory Board, as well as on the Regis College Board of Trustees from 2006-2013. In 2005, 2009 and 2012, Mr. Tramuto was selected by PharmaVoice as one of the Top 100 Most Inspirational Healthcare Leaders in the Life Sciences Industry. In May 2012, he was recognized by The Boston Globe as one of the Top 12 Innovators in Massachusetts for his work on Health eVillages. In 2013, he received the Healthcare IT News H.I.T. Men & Woman Award in the Innovators category. Mr. Tramuto was selected as one of four distinguished recipients of the 2014 Ripple of Hope Award from the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights alongside former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Clinton, Academy Award winner Robert De Niro and Grammy Award winner Tony Bennett. He and his fellow recipients will be honored in New York City on December 16th.
Mr. Tramuto is a well-known and sought after speaker on issues pertaining to healthcare access and quality and global health care issues.