Who We Are Overview

HM Healthcare Partners is a fully customizable research organization that provides, designs and conducts research studies and clinical trials. Founded by two physician-scientists who share a passion for research and care for individual patients. Our 25 years of combined research experience have allowed us to master the clinical research skills needed to pioneer fundamental mechanisms and apply them to our approaches. We’ve led many entities achieve their research goals and pride ourselves in being an industry leader committed to innovation and streamlining the complexities of clinical research.

Methodology

The undertaking of a research agreement is complex, however; we have streamlined the process for your convenience. From the first step to the last, HM healthcare partners makes your company’s research collaboration a smooth endeavor. As each client and project are unique, we follow standardized methods that includes the execution of a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) so we learn more about your goals while protecting your proprietary information.

  1. We then develop a collaboration agreement that outlines our scope of work including:
  2. Non-Disclosure Agreement execution
  3. Customized research plan scope of work and project deliverables
  4. Project timeline broken down into phases
  5. Detailed line item budget
  6. Begin working on the project within the allotted timeline

Partnerships

Publications

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

● Krieger .B, Davis. D, Sanchez. J, Mateka. J, Nfonsam. N, Frattini. J, Marcet. J. The use of silver nylon in preventing surgical site infections following colon and rectal surgery. Diseases of the Colon Rectum. 2011 Aug; 54(8): 1014-9.

● Davis. D, Marcet. J, Frattini. J, Prather. A, Mateka. J, Nfonsam. V. Is it Time to lower the recommended screening age for colorectal cancer? Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2011. Sept. 213(3): 352-362.

● S. Goldin, J. Mateka, M. Schnaus, S. Dahal, Laparoscopic Drainage of a Hepatic Echinococcal Cyst: A Case Report, Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine, vol. 2011, Article ID 107087, 2011.

● S. Goldin; M. Schnaus; G. Horn; J. Mateka; J. DiGennaro; M. Wahi; M. Brannick. Surgical Interest and Surgical Match for Third-Year Students: Results of a Prospective Multivariate Longitudinal Cohort Study. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2012 Nov; 215(5):599-606.

● V. Nfonsam; J. Mateka; J. Marcet. Short Term Outcomes of the Surgical Management of Acquired Recto-urethral Fistulas: Does Technique Matter? Research and Reports in Urology. 2013 Jan; 5, 47-51.

Mateka J.; Haniff M; Bainey R; Iliou C. Interesting Trends in Incidence and Mortality Rates of Colorectal Cancer in the United States of America. Gastrointestinal and Digestive System. 2013 S6: 004*.

J. Mateka, M. Haniff, D. Davis. A Novel Approach to Laparoscopic Colonoscopic Polypectomies. Open Access Journal of Surgery. Vol. 3 Issue 1. March 2017.

● L. Greene, T. Sapir, K. Moreo, L. Simone, J. Carter, J. Mateka, N. Hanania.
Assessing Patient and Provider Perceptions on Asthma Care in a Collaborative Learning Context. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Vol 14, No.5 May 2017.

J. Mateka, M. Haniff, S. Goldin. Financial considerations on Match results: Influence of debt and future income on medical student specialty choice. Journal of Biomedical Education. Accepted for publication August 2017.

ABSTRACT PUBLICATIONS

● D. Davis, J. Mateka, J. Marcet, V.Nfonsam, J. Frattini
Is it time to lower the recommended screening age for colorectal cancer (CRC)?
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 2010. Vol. 53, No 4.

● V. Nfonsam, D. Davis, J. Mateka, J. Frattini, J. Marcet
Does the Depth of Mesorectal Invasion in uT3 Rectal Cancer Affect pathologic stage after Neoadjuvant Therapy?
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2010. Vol. 53. No. 4.

● V. Nfonsam, A. Prather, J.Mateka, J. Frattini, J. Marcet
Colorectal cancer in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Annals of Surgical Oncology. 2011. Vol. 18. No. 1.

● Prather, A; Galvao-Neto, M; Ramos, A; Zorron, R; Mateka, J; Marcet, J.
Laparoscopic Transvaginal Right Colectomy with a Novel Vaginal Access Port.
Surgical Endoscopy. 2011. Vol. 25. No.2.

● A. Prather, J. Mateka, J.Marcet
Silver Nylon Wound Dressings are associated with decreased postoperative pain
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2011. Vol. 54 No.5.

● V. Nfonsam, A. Prather, J. Mateka, S. Rasheid, J. Frattini, J.Marcet
Initial Failure of Rectovaginal Fistula Repair should not preclude repeat attempts at repair. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2011 Vol. 54 No. 5.

● D. Davis, D. Horne, J. Mateka, V. Nfonsam, J. Frattini, J. Marcet
Without warning? Characteristics of Young Colorectal Patients.
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2011. Vol 54. No 5.

● S. Goldin; H. Lomas; E. Heithaus; D. Molloy; J. Williams; D, Donohue; J. Groundland; M. Schnaus; J. Mateka; R. Singh; M. Brannick. The Impact of fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery and Virtual Reality Training Program on Surgical Performance; A Blinded Randomized Validation Trial. Surgical Endoscopy. 2012. 26:S249–S430. Pg S283.

● V. Nfonsam; B. Wertheim; J.Mateka; P.Thompson; R. Krouse. Increased Incidence of Early onset Colorectal Cancer Especially in Minority Populations. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2012. 55:5 Pg. 117.

● S. Hurvitz, L. Simone, J. Carter, J. Mateka, K. Moreo, T. Sapir. Real-world practice patterns in community U.S. oncology practices: A quality improvement approach in HER-2 positive breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2017. 35 (suppl; abstract e18196).

● M. Davids, A. Mato, J. Pagel, T.Lad, J.Mateka, C. Heggen, J. Carter, T. Sapir. A Quality Improvement Initiative Advancing CLL Care Practices across Four US Health Systems. American Society of Hematology. 2017. Abstract 2124.

J. Mateka, et al. Improving the Quality of Shared Decision-Making and Care Coordination for Children with Asthma: Perceptions of Parents, Pediatricians, and Asthma Specialists. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting. Accepted for publication February 2018.

NATIONAL POSTER PRESENTATIONS

● D. Davis; J. Mateka; J. Marcet; D. Horne.
Have the trends in the incidence of colorectal cancer in young adults increased in recent years? University of South Florida College of Medicine Research Day. 2010. Tampa FL.

● D. Davis; J. Mateka; J. Marcet; J. Frattini ; V. Nfonsam; J. Lopez
Intraoperative Colonoscopies with Laparoscopic Assistance Reduces Unnecessary Bowel Resections and Hospitalization. 12th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery 2010, National Harbor, MD.

● V. Nfonsam, D. Davis, J. Mateka, J. Frattini, J. Marcet
Does the Depth of Mesorectal Invasion in uT3 Rectal Cancer Affect pathologic stage after Neoadjuvant Therapy? American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2010. Minneapolis, MN.

● B. Krieger, D. Davis, J. Marcet, J. Frattini, J. Lopez, J. Mateka, J. Sanchez, V. Nfonsam
Which Patients Benefit Most from Alvimopan? The American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. 2010. Washington D.C.

Mateka, J; Prather, A; Marcet, J.
Silver Nylon Wound Dressings are Associated with Decreased Post-Operative Pain.
University of South Florida College of Medicine Research Day. 2011. Tampa, FL.

● Nfonsam, V; Prather, A; Mateka, J; Frattini, J; Marcet, J
Colorectal Cancer in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Society of Surgical Oncology’s Annual Cancer Symposium. 2011. San Antonio, TX.

● Davis, D; Horne, D; Mateka, J; Nfonsam, V; Frattini, J; Marcet, J.
Without Warning? Characteristics of Young Colorectal Patients. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2011. Vancouver, British Columbia.

● Prather, A; Mateka, J; Marcet, J.
Silver Nylon Wound Dressings are Associated with Decreased Post-Operative Pain.
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2011. Vancouver, British Columbia.

● Nfonsam, V; Mateka, J; Prather, A; Frattini, J; Marcet, J. Initial Failure of Rectovaginal Fistula Repair Should not Preclude Repeat Attempts at Repair. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2011. Vancouver, British Columbia.

● Nfonsam, V; Prather, A; Mateka, J; Frattini, J; Marcet J.
Outcomes of Treatment of Perirectal Fistulas with the Anal Fistula Plug.
The American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. 2011. San Francisco, CA.

● M.Schnaus, G. Horn, J. Mateka, M. Brannick, S. Goldin. “Predicting Medical Student Career Choice: A Uni- and Multi-variate Analysis of Career Choice Variables.” University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine Research Day. 2012, Abstract #110.

● S. Goldin; H. Lomas; E. Heithaus; D. Molloy; J. Williams; D> Donohue; J. Groundland; M. Schnaus; J. Mateka; R. Singh; M. Brannick. The Impact of fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery and Virtual Reality Training Program on Surgical Performance; A Blinded Randomized Validation Trial. 14th World Congress Endoscopic Surgery. 2012 San Antonio, TX.

● V. Nfonsam; B. Wertheim; J.Mateka; P.Thompson; R. Krouse. Increased Incidence of Early onset Colorectal Cancer Especially in Minority Populations. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2012 San Antonio, TX.

J.Mateka; M.Haniff. Interesting Trends in Incidence and Mortality Rates of Colorectal Cancer in the United States of America. Rush University Research Symposium. 2014 Chicago, IL.

● T. Sapir, K. Moreo, N. Moreo, J.Mateka. Improving Competencies in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Skills Across GME Institutions Through Collaborative Training. American Neurology Association Annual Meeting. 2015. Chicago, IL

● Hurvitz S, Simone LC, Carter JD, Mateka. J, Moreo K, Sapir T. Real-World Practice Patterns in Community US Oncology Practices: A Quality Improvement Approach in HER2-positive Breast Cancer. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. 2017. Chicago, IL

● Milowsky M, Meeks J, Lad T, Psutka S, Chu D, Jayson M, Fajardo K, Mateka J, Carter JD, Sapir T, Petrylak DP. A QI Initiative Advancing Care Practices for Patients with Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer. Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO). 2017. Washington DC

● M. Davids, A. Mato, J. Pagel, T.Lad, J.Mateka, C. Heggen, J. Carter, T. Sapir. A Quality Improvement Initiative Advancing CLL Care Practices across Four US Health Systems. American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting. 2017. Atlanta, GA.

J. Mateka, et al. Improving the Quality of Shared Decision-Making and Care Coordination for Children with Asthma: Perceptions of Parents, Pediatricians, and Asthma Specialists. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting. Accepted for publication February, 2018.

NATIONAL PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

● Davis, D; Mateka, J; Marcet, J; Frattini, J; Nfonsam, V
Is it time to lower the recommended screening age for colorectal cancer (CRC)?
The American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. 2010. Washington D.C.

● Nfonsam, V; Mateka, J; Prather, A; Frattini, J; Marcet, J.
Outcomes of the Surgical Management of Acquired Recto-urethral Fistulas: Does Technique Matter?
Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. 2011. Huntington Beach, CA.

● Davis, D; Mateka, J; Marcet, J.
Transabdominal, Transcolonic Polypectomies in a Porcine Model: Avoiding Unnecessary Bowel Resections with the Use of the Minilap Device.
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2011. San Antonio, TX.

VIDEO PRESENTATIONS

● Prather, A; Galvao-Neto, M; Ramos, A; Zorron,R; Mateka, J; Marcet, J.
Laparoscopic Transvaginal Right Colectomy with a Novel Vaginal Access Port.
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting. 2011. San Antonio, TX.

Our Team

Michelle R. White, B.S.
Executive Assistant

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Michelle is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Michelle comes to us with a diverse professional background which includes, research for an educational television production company, procurement for a local municipality, primary education, and currently works with one of the largest marketing companies in the Midwest. She oversees the development and implementation of HM’s brand strategy.


Ryan Probst, J.D.
Contract, General Counsel

Stetson University College of Law
St. Petersburg, FL

As a member of Florida Bar, Ryan has significant experience handling day to day legal matters across diverse industries, including intellectual property protection, licensing, M&A transactions, commercial contracts, compliance, litigation, policy development and deployment and employment matters. Ryan oversees the development and handles contract negotiations with HM and its clients.

Government Services

We pride ourselves on being a full-service multi-specialty clinical research firm to accelerate your organization’s growth. We are a full-service and customizable contract research organization. Our services are available ‘al-acarte’ based on your research projects’ needs. We are experts in:

  • research administration: pre- and post-award services
  • grant proposal development and medical writing
  • budget development, negotiation and reconciliation
  • study design, data collection, maintenance, and record retention
  • protocol development and execution
  • statistical analysis, biostatistics, sampling
  • regulatory compliance and submission
  • human subject recruitment
  • manuscript development and journal publications
  • business development and external relationships

Differentiators:
We set ourselves apart by realizing research through our commitment to innovation and streamlining the complexities of clinical research. Our differentiators are:
owned and operated by independent physician-scientists (MD/PhD)
flexibility and expertise in multiple therapeutic areas
clinical and translational research
passionate and innovative approach
commitment to excellence in clinical research

NAICS Codes:
518210: Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
621399: Offices of All Other Miscellaneous Health Practitioners
541613: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
541690: Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
541714: Research and Development in Biotechnology (except Nanobiotechnology)
541715: Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology)
541720: Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
541512: Computer Systems Design Services
541990: All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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