SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 10, 2019
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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SECTION 8 – Other Events
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On September 10, 2019, we issued a press release announcing our plans to host two plenary sessions at the 13th Annual Digital Pharma East conference being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on September 17-20, 2019. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in Item 8.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
SECTION 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press release, dated September 10, 2019|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|/s/ Douglas Baker|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|Date September 11, 2019|
OptimizeRx Invited to Host Plenary Sessions at Digital Pharma
East on September 17-20, 2019
ROCHESTER, Mich., (September 10, 2019) — OptimizeRx Corp. (NASDAQ: OPRX), a leading provider of digital health messaging for the pharmaceutical industry, will host two plenary sessions at the 13th Annual Digital Pharma East conference being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on September 17-20, 2019.
Bringing together more than 1,000 participants, this conference will feature latest case studies and senior-level discussions with pharma companies, health systems, physicians, health-tech companies, startups and non-traditional healthcare companies involved in digital health.
The first plenary session, “Success in Today’s Evolving Pharma Marketing Landscape,” will be hosted by Steve Silvestro, chief commercial officer of OptimizeRx, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time on September 17.
In this session, Silvestro will be joined by Dr. Harry Greenspun of Guidehouse, Angelo Campano of Ogilvy, and Kai Bode of Merck. They will discuss the imperatives of ‘going digital’ and how this can affect organizations across the care spectrum. They will also discuss the evolution of pharma marketing, and how all stakeholders—pharma, providers and patients—are looking to digital innovations to lower costs and improve outcomes.
The second plenary session, “Innovation and Communication in Today’s Digitally-Charged Pharma Landscape,” will be hosted by Miriam Paramore, president of OptimizeRx, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time on September 18.
In this session, Paramore will facilitate a panel discussion that includes Dr. Harry Greenspun of Guidehouse and Dr. Jack Pinney of MidMichigan Health. The panel will provide insight and direction on the marketing options currently available to the pharma industry, and what is needed to encourage positive change that results in greater financial returns and improved outcomes. The panel will also discuss how pharma and providers can improve communications and work better together as a connected team to improve care for patients.
OptimizeRx’s VP of marketing and communications, Rebecca Whitney, has also been appointed to the 2019 Digital Pharma East advisory board.
About Digital Pharma East
Digital Pharma East is the leading marketing conference globally for life science professionals looking to learn, network and be inspired. For more information, visit www.digitalpharmaseries.com/east.
OptimizeRx® (NASDAQ: OPRX), a digital health company, connects pharmaceutical companies to patients and providers, offering greater affordability, adherence and brand awareness at the point-of-care. As the nation’s largest point-of-prescribe promotional platform for the pharmaceutical industry, OptimizeRx provides a direct channel for pharma companies to communicate with healthcare providers right within their workflow and also directly to patients.
The cloud-based solution supports patient adherence to medications and better healthcare outcomes with real-time access to financial assistance, prior authorization, education and critical clinical information. OptimizeRx provides more than half of the ambulatory patient market with access to these benefits through leading EHR platforms like Allscripts, Amazing Charts and Quest, and directly via its mobile communications platform.
For more information, follow the company on Twitter, LinkedIn or visit www.optimizerx.com.
Important Cautions Regarding Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the definition of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and such as in section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements should not be used to make an investment decision. The words 'estimate,' 'possible' and 'seeking' and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, which speak only as to the date the statement was made. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether because of new information, future events, or otherwise. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, some of which cannot be predicted, or quantified. Future events and actual results could differ materially from those set forth in, contemplated by, or underlying the forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties to which forward-looking statements are subject include, but are not limited to, the effect of government regulation, competition and other material risks.
Doug Baker, CFO
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