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.
Bush Out Immelt In
CEO Jonathan Bush one of the original founders of athenahealth (@athenahealth), stepped down last week under pressure from Elliott Management. Bush admitted he was what the company needed in the past but that was not true now. Recently installed Chairman Jeffrey R. Immelt will take over for now. There is plenty of news reports on the story, here is the New York Times.
Oska Wellness Names Former Kodak, Hewlett Packard Executive COO/CFO
Oska Wellness, a technology company committed to developing consumer health and wellness products, announced that Bob Ohlweiler has been named Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer. Ohlweiler will oversee the procurement, manufacturing, and fulfillment of the supply chain, as well as marketing, customer service, financial and information systems.
Great Lakes Health Connect Announces Two New Board Members
Great Lakes Health Connect (@GLHC_HIE), Michigan’s premier Health Information Network, announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the 15-member Board of Directors are Susan Hawkins and Dr. John Fox.
Jonathan Isaacs Named Chief Executive Officer, Krista Endsley Named President
Cantata Health, LLC (@CantataHealth), a healthcare software and services provider, announced changes to its leadership team to support its next phase of growth. Healthcare IT veteran Jonathan Isaacs has been appointed the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Seasoned software executive Krista Endsley has been appointed as Cantata Health’s President.
MobileSmith Appoints Randy J. Tomlin as CEO, Jerry Lepore as Newest Board Member
MobileSmith (@TheMobileSmith), a digital health and mobile development company currently reshaping traditional healthcare, announced that Randy J. Tomlin has been named CEO. Tomlin succeeds Bob Dieterle, who was instrumental to the company’s formation and growth over the past eight years.
Availity Announces New Chief Technology Officer
Availity (@Availity), the nation’s largest real-time health information network, named Damien Creavin its new Chief Technology Officer. Creavin, who brings more than 20 years of executive experience in corporate environments, will focus on strategy, technology operations, platform development and information security.
HealthlinkNY Names Staci Romeo Executive Director
Staci Romeo, MBA, has been appointed Executive Director of HealthlinkNY (@HealthlinkNY), announced Rajesh Davé, MD, MBA, Chairman of the HealthlinkNY Board of Directors. Mrs. Romeo has been serving as Interim Executive Director since January 1, 2018 after the departure of the founding President and Chief Executive Officer. Mrs. Romeo formerly served as the organization’s Comptroller and, most recently, Senior Vice President.
TimiCoin/TimiHealth Names Teo Tijerina To Direct Business Development in Mexico As Its Disruptive Healthcare Blockchain Is Live and Operating Internationally
Timicoin/TimiHealth (@timicoin), the company that has developed the first operating block chain specifically for healthcare, named Texas Summit Founder Teo Tijerina Director of Business Development for Mexico.
Leadership Additions to Executive Team to Support Strategic Growth
AOTI Inc. (@aotiltd) announced that Kevin Burke has joined the company as its Chief Commercial Officer and Head of USA Sales. Previously, Kevin served as Vice President of Market Development with Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI), where he played an integral role in the exponential growth of company revenue to over $200M, creating substantial increases to shareholder value.
Sensus Healthcare Appoints Rita Gable as Vice President of Sales – Oncology
Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (@SensusHealth), a medical device company specializing in the non-invasive treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers and keloids with superficial radiation therapy (SRT), announced the appointment of Rita Gable as Vice President of Sales – Oncology, effective immediately. Ms. Gable has 15 years of sales experience, specializing in the oncology market. She will report to Sensus CEO Joe Sardano.