BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group today announced that Monique Levy, vice president of digital innovation at Decision Resources Group, has been selected to join Google's Healthcare Advisory Board. A recognized thought leader, analyst and strategist in the healthcare, media and technology space, Levy will provide key insights on the changing healthcare industry to advance the board's mission.

Google established the board in 2013 to help consumers searching for health information make more empowered and informed healthcare decisions. The board's primary mission is to gain a better understanding of the problems that healthcare consumers and providers face and offer feedback on product ideas and development. To accomplish this, Google assembled a group of experts to discuss the changing healthcare landscape and the many issues plaguing the industry.

"We are thrilled to have one of our top thought leaders represent Decision Resources Group on this high-profile, strategic board," said Jim Lang, chief executive officer of Decision Resources Group. "Monique's renowned industry expertise makes her an outstanding addition to the group, and we are confident that she will add significant knowledge and value as the board works to discover solutions that drive innovation in healthcare."

At Decision Resources Group, Levy helps healthcare companies understand and leverage emerging media and technology to improve business performance and customer engagement. She regularly presents cutting-edge research and analysis at industry conferences and is a frequent press contributor, appearing in The Economist, Forbes and Medical Marketing and Media, among other publications.

"I'm honored to be part of this distinguished group of industry leaders and work more closely with Google to help drive innovation in healthcare," said Monique Levy. "Technology – from data, to experiences and devices – will play a central role in the transformation of healthcare to a value, patient-centered and outcomes-driven system."

Ryan Olohan, national industry director, healthcare at Google said, "Monique has been a thought leader in the industry and a valued partner to Google for many years so of course our team is very excited to have her join the Board."

The board comprises top pharmaceutical, media and agency executives and healthcare thought leaders who are widely regarded as healthcare industry experts. Its activities include hosting a quarterly thought leadership roundtable that helps guide ongoing and upcoming Google health initiatives.

About Decision Resources Group

Decision Resources Group offers best-in-class, high-value data, analytics and insights products and services to the healthcare industry, delivered by more than 900 employees across 14 global locations. DRG provides the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, financial services and payer industries with the tools, insights and advice they need to compete and thrive in an increasingly complex and value-based marketplace. DecisionResourcesGroup.com.

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