Lucienne (Lucie) Ide, M.D., Ph.D., a healthcare innovator and founder of Rimidi, Inc., brings her diverse experiences in medicine, science, venture capital and technology to transforming the delivery of chronic care management. Rimidi’s cloud-based diabetes management platform provides a comprehensive solution for healthcare systems that connects healthcare providers with their patients. Rimidi enables providers to receive a clear snapshot of each patient’s diabetes numbers and unique needs by merging patient and clinical data and provides them with decision support tools to make individualized treatment decisions.
Dr. Ide founded RImidi with the purpose of improving the health of the chronically ill and the healthcare system as a whole. “Our digital health technology helps health systems achieve the Triple Aim of improved outcomes, better patient experience and lower overall cost of care for patients with diabetes,” says Dr. Ide.
Prior to starting Rimidi in 2012, Dr. Ide worked as a physicist at the National Security Agency, Raytheon Systems Corporation and Monarch Capital Partners, a venture capital firm. She holds a joint M.D./Ph.D. degree from Emory University, and completed her medical training at the University of Pennsylvania Medical College’s Magee Womens’ Hospital in Pittsburgh.
A speaker on women in technology and digital health innovation, Dr. Ide has been a guest speaker at many health IT conferences and has been published on Forbes.com. A member of the App Association, an industry trade organization advocating health care reform, she has spent time on Capitol Hill meeting with legislative officials about digital health. She also is a board member of the Georgia Community Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association and a founder of I Can Be The Change, a not-for-profit focused on educating youth on obesity-related health issues.
Rimidi has been named a Top 5 Company to Watch by the Georgia Pharmacists Association and a Top 10 Innovative Company in Georgia by the Technology Association of Georgia. Rimidi also is an ATDC Select Company. Additionally, the company received a “Platinum” ranking by BAnalytics as a socially conscious company.
Rimidi has been featured in Reuters, The Economist, The Huffington Post, and MobiHealth News, as well as local media, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Dr. Ide lives in Atlanta with her husband and their four sons.