SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zephyr Health, the leading Insights-as-a-Service solution provider for Life Sciences companies, has been selected as a winner of Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award, for its innovative services and solutions.  Zephyr Health’s patented machine learning automates the arduous process of linking the vast amount of disparate data available in healthcare today with internal customer data and purchased data to provide robust insights on physicians, accounts, and institutions for commercial transformation.

Winners of the Red Herring award, one of the technology industry’s most prestigious prizes, are among the continent’s brightest and most innovative private ventures. Their place among North America’s tech elite has been chosen by Red Herring’s editorial team, during a months-long process that takes into account criteria including disruptive impact, proof of concept, financial performance, market footprint, and quality of management.

“This is an exceptional time in Zephyr Health’s growth and we are excited to be recognized by such a prestigious and influential group,” said Lance Scott, chief executive officer of Zephyr Health. “We see the Red Herring’s North America Top 100 award as additional recognition of the unique approach Zephyr is taking to provide actionable insights for our life science clients, based on big data analytics powered by machine learning. We are proud to be included among this year's winners.”

“2017’s crop of Top 100 winners has been among our most intriguing yet,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and chairman of Red Herring. “North America has led the way in tech for so many years, and to see such unique, pioneering entrepreneurs and companies here in California, which is in many ways the heartland of the industry, has been a thrilling experience.

“What has excited me most is to see so many people forging niches in high-tech and cutting edge sectors,” added Vieux. “Some of the technical wizardry and first-rate business models showcased here at the conference has been fantastic to learn about. We believe Zephyr Health embodies the drive, skill and passion on which tech thrives. Zephyr Health should be proud of its achievement - the competition was incredibly strong.”

About Zephyr Health

Zephyr Health helps Life Sciences companies – pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics – engage the right physicians, accounts and institutions using insights from global health data. Zephyr Illuminate™ is a leading Insights-as-a-Service solution that integrates thousands of data sources to create precise and predictive insights. From pre-launch to product maturity, Life Sciences companies can make confident decisions faster with data-driven targeting and deep customer profiles. Zephyr Health's customers include several of the Top 10 Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device companies.

Zephyr Health is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London, UK, and Pune, India. Zephyr Health is venture backed by Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Icon Ventures. For more information, please visit: www.zephyrhealth.com.

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