Health IT Appointments and Hires
The following are announcements made from companies and organizations on the hiring and appointments in the healthcare and health IT industry.
Karen DeSalvo and Andrew von Eschenbach Join BPC as Senior Fellows
The Bipartisan Policy Center (@BPC_Bipartisan) announced that leading health policy experts Dr. Karen DeSalvo and Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach are joining the organization as senior fellows. DeSalvo served as the acting assistant secretary for health and the national coordinator for Health Information Technology at the HHS in the Obama administration as well as New Orleans Health Commissioner. Von Eschenbach served as commissioner of the FDA and director of the National Cancer Institute in the George W. Bush administration. In their new roles, they will advise on policy strategies to support BPC’s health program, which includes health innovation, prevention, and health care payment and delivery.
RevSpring Announces New Chief Executive Officer
RevSpring (@RevSpringInc), a provider of consumer communications, billing, and payment solutions, announced that healthcare industry veteran Scott MacKenzie has joined RevSpring as Chief Executive Officer and a member of RevSpring’s Board of Directors. Scott brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and information technology, with a successful track record of leading companies to accelerate growth, transform industries and create customer value.
Global Partnership for Telehealth Hires Matt Strickland as CTO
Matt Strickland has joined the Global Partnership for Telehealth (@GPTelehealth) team as the telehealth networking agency’s new Chief Technology Officer. Strickland is assuming the role following the departure of Jerad Johnson, former CTO of Global Partnership for Telehealth, from the company.
Jim Blakeman Joins LogixHealth As Executive Vice President
LogixHealth is proud to announce that Jim Blakeman has joined LogixHealth as Executive Vice President after several decades of experience as a leader in healthcare revenue cycle management. Jim is a recognized expert in coding, quality assurance, policy development, and physician documentation training.
Jaleesa Webster Named Vice President of Account Management at RxEOB
As a reflection of its recent growth and expansion plans, RxEOB (@RxEOBcom), the company that helps health plans significantly improve member engagement by using healthcare-specific big data analytics and expertise to target members more precisely so payers can deliver the right message to the right members at the right time, announced that Jaleesa Webster has been named the company’s first-ever vice president of account management.
Visionary RCM Names Industry Veteran John Wallace as Group CEO and Announces Plans to Broaden its U.S.-based Infrastructure
Visionary RCM Infotech (VRCM) (@VisionaryRCM), a company that specializes in risk adjustment, medical coding and RCM services, announced the appointment of healthcare IT and services veteran John Wallace as Group CEO, a newly created role, and the plan to broaden its support operations in the United States. Global investment firm The Carlyle Group owns a majority stake in VRCM.
Digital Health Veteran Derek Newell and Organizational Behavior Expert Lucia Guillory Join Virta Health
Virta Health (@virtahealth), the first company to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes without the use of medications or surgery, has added two new executives to support the strong adoption of the Virta Treatment. Derek Newell, former director and president of Castlight Health and CEO of the health benefits platform Jiff, is joining as Virta’s Head of Commercial. Lucia Guillory joins as Virta’s Head of People, having previously held the same role at Patreon.
Verana Health Continues to Strengthen Leadership Team With Several Hires
Verana Health (@veranahealth), the technology company assembling the largest clinical databases in medicine to accelerate research, announced four key additions to its leadership team: Marie-Eve Piche as Chief Financial Officer, Hylton Kalvaria as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Karim Damji as Head of Product, and Ron Cantrell as Senior Director and Principal Data Scientist.
Myndshft Names Carole McCluskey to its Board of Directors
Myndshft Technologies (@Myndshft), developer of CB.Claims™, the first blockchain and AI platform purpose built for connecting payers and providers on a single platform for healthcare business transactions, is pleased to announce the addition of Carole McCluskey to its board of directors. An experienced information-technology and strategic leader, McCluskey is currently chief information technology officer for TrueBlue Inc., a leader in specialized staffing, recruitment and other workforce solutions.
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Molly True, Windstream Enterprises has been promoted to Industry Marketing Staff Manager.
Brian Edds has started a new position as Vice President Product at Sanvello.
Rasu Shrestha MD MBA is now the Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President at Atrium Health.