Activ Doctors Online CEO Monssoh Named Business Person of the Year
Legacy magazine honors South Florida’s ‘Most Powerful and Influential Black Business Leaders of 2012’ in special edition in Miami Herald
Miami, FL – May 10, 2012 – Activ Doctors Online , has been named by Legacy magazine as the 2012 Business Person of the Year. Mr. Monssoh and other honorees in the “50 Most Powerful & Influential Black Business Leaders of 2012” issue, as featured in the Miami Herald’s Business Monday on April 30, were carefully selected by a distinguished professional selection committee of business leaders from South Florida.
“My vision for Activ Doctors Online has always been to help people, using our experience and resources around the world to give anyone, anywhere access to their personal health records stored securely online. The most important part of my vision was to provide unbiased second medical opinions from some of the world’s top specialists in as fast as48 hours,” said Monssoh.
Duncombe brings over seven years of experience in consultative sales and quality control management to the Account Executive position. Her philanthropic nature and endless dedication to improving the lives of others is reflective of Activ Doctors Online’s commitment to helping subscribers make informed decisions about their health.
Legacy chose Mr. Monssoh for his innovations in e-healthcare through Activ Doctors Online (ADO), which challenges the status quo of traditional healthcare by empowering individuals to have more control of healthcare information and access. Among the 2012 class of fellow Special Achievement Award honorees were The University of Miami and its President Donna Shalala, named Corporation of the Year; The Children’s Trust as Community Service Organization of the Year; and Deputy Mayor Russell Benford as Public Official of the Year.
Activ Doctors Online is a web-based service that enables anyone to take a proactive role in their healthcare management and reduce medical expenses through a secure suite of services including Personal Health Records, Second Medical Opinions, Medical Records Assistance and E-Consultations. More than 130,000 members use the service, which provides access to a network of more than 1,500 physicians.
Mr. Monssoh has over 25 years of entrepreneurial success in engineering, IT and healthcare. Educated in France, he has founded several companies including consulting and technology firms, including France’s first internet service provider, SkyWorld, which he sold to Cegetel and was later acquired by AOL. The software program created by one of his companies has been used by the Pentagon, French Department of Revenue and Tax, and Australian Telecom. He is the first French African to have founded a company to go public on the European Stock Exchange, and founded the first medical interim company in French history to employ doctors. In 2008, Monssoh founded Activ’Santé in France, which he expanded into the U.S. in 2009 with Activ Doctors Online and in November 2011 with ADO-China .
About Legacy Magazine
Established in 2004, Legacy is a news/business publication serving South Florida’s black professional community with insightful articles and information on business, careers, politics, lifestyle, culture and social commentary. Legacy, through a distribution partnership with the Miami Herald and the Palm Beach Post, has a tri-county readership and is published bi-monthly. This marks the eighth year Legacy has recognized distinguished business and community leaders.
About Activ Doctors Online
Activ Doctors Online provides a secure, comprehensive and user-friendly portal for individuals and families to control their own health history through its online Personal Health Record service including Medical Records Assistance. Memberships are controlled by the individual but can be purchased by individuals, organizations or corporations for their employees. ActivDoctorsOnline.com is an easy, secure, and organized way for anyone to consolidate lifetime medical information, far beyond traditional physician-based EMR services. Activ Doctors Online membership also includes access to our completely unique online Second Medical Opinion service, for a valuable consultation in the event of an acute health crisis or diagnosis, from an unparalleled team of world-renowned experts within 48 hours. All Activ Doctors Online services are available worldwide, 24/7 via our online login system that is secure and HIPAA compliant.