Accelerate Welcomes Dennis Upah as Managing Director

Dennis Upah

Accelerate, a HIMSS Solution, is proud to announce that Dennis Upah, a 20+ year veteran of technology innovation and healthcare media, is joining as managing director (MD). Dennis has proven experience in leading startups and managing the innovation hubs for several large organizations. Earlier this year, Accelerate launched as a purpose-built digital platform that drives 365 healthcare transformation by connecting health professionals to insights from peers and thought leaders, professional development tools, networking opportunities and curated content — anytime, anywhere.

“We are excited to bring Dennis on-board at Accelerate to help guide its growth and ensure its continued success across the global health ecosystem,” said Hal Wolf, President and CEO. “Dennis’ unique blend of health media and tech innovation expertise aligns to Accelerate’s mission and future.”

“Accelerate is the digital embodiment of HIMSS’s unique, 60-year history as the global health ecosystem’s most trusted destination for professional development, personalized connections, collaboration, and cutting-edge intelligence and resources,” said Dennis Upah. “It is one of the most exciting online environments in healthcare today, and I am honored to join the Accelerate team.” 

Prior to Accelerate, Dennis was most recently Executive Vice President of Healthcare Markets for Remedy Health, a leading privately-held digital health company serving chronic condition patients and healthcare specialists. His previous accolades include being the youngest TV Station President in NBC history; one of Ad Age's Top 25 U.S. Internet Marketing Executives; and serving as Chief Operating Officer and co-lead of the $97 Million IPO of drkoop.com, one of America’s first eHealth companies. Dennis was also founding President and CEO of the leading internet consortium for the eyecare industry, VisionWeb.

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