Cincinnati, OH, February 16, 2018 — Doc Halo CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Jose Barreau has been named a “Health Care Hero” for 2018 by the Cincinnati Business Courier in the “Entrepreneur” Category. This is the second win for Dr. Barreau, who won in 2013 in the “Provider” Category.
The company’s Halo Spectrum is the innovative, cloud-based clinical collaboration platform that has transformed patient care by streamlining real-time communication among nurses, physicians and staff. The platform includes HIPAA-compliant Messaging, Voice technology, and mobilized Alerts, all supported by Smart Scheduling and Teams™, a clinical coordination system that includes scheduling and on-call maintenance.
The annual “Health Care Heroes” healthcare awards program, sponsored by the Cincinnati Business Courier, honors “individuals and organizations that have improved the quality of health care in Greater Cincinnati through medical expertise, innovative approaches, management skills, entrepreneurial initiatives, community outreach and patient care.” Dr. Barreau and other Health Care Hero finalists were honored at an Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. Barreau is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. He completed his fellowship in Hematology – Oncology at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio and sub-specialized in breast cancer treatment. As the Medical Director of the TriHealth Cancer Institute in Cincinnati, Dr. Barreau worked to expand the use of multidisciplinary clinics, which improved the quality of cancer care through better physician-to-physician communication.
With more than 15 years of administrative and clinical experience, Dr. Barreau knows first-hand the need for physicians to communicate securely and quickly with other physicians and nurses. He is a visionary entrepreneur who is adamant about holding firm on the principles that are the basic standards of the Halo Spectrum platform: quality and reliability of the product, meticulous client service, and a commitment to evolving the product as the industry and technology grows.