Health IT Appointments and Hires

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Humana Hires a Key Regulator Away From the Federal Government
Humana Inc. (@Humana) has hired away a key regulatory insider from the federal government. Dr. Kate Goodrich will leave the chief medical officer role at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in February. Politico reported recently Goodrich will become a senior vice president for the company.

CereCore Welcomes Christopher Wickersham as Director, Level 1 Support
CereCore (@CereCore) welcomes Christopher Wickersham as Director, Level 1 Support Services. In this role, Chris will oversee CereCore’s Clinical and IT Help Desk Services with responsibility for the development, delivery, innovation and optimization of these critical services for our health system clients.

JMeds Hires New Executive VP of Sales and Clinical Initiatives
JMeds (@JMedsHealthcare), a Kalos Health Services, LLC company and leader in the medical equipment industry, announced that it has hired Jenny Swain as its Executive Vice President of Sales and Clinical Initiatives.

Cambia Health Solutions hires Oliver Kim as Director of Federal Policy
Cambia Health Solutions (@Cambia) is pleased to welcome Oliver Kim as Director of Federal Policy. Kim joins Cambia’s Public Affairs and Policy team based in Washington, D.C. and will spearhead policy and regulatory initiatives aimed at helping improve health care for people and their families.

Castlight Health Hires Keith Reynolds as New Chief Commercial Officer
Castlight Health, Inc. (@CastlightHealth) announced the hiring of Keith Reynolds as its new chief commercial officer. Mr. Reynolds brings more than two decades of large employer and health plan sales experience to Castlight, serving most recently as vice president of health plans and market strategy at CVS Health.

Alphabet Health Group Verily Scoops Up Tesla’s former CFO, Among Other Key Hires
Verily, the health and life sciences unit of Google parent company Alphabet, has brought on some key hires as it looks to scale the business. The company has hired a new chief financial officer, Deepak Ahuja, who spent two separate stints working at Tesla and helped take the electric-car maker public after rising up the ranks as a financial executive at Ford Motor Company.

Molina Expands Executive Leadership Team with Key Hires and Appointments
Molina Healthcare, Inc. (@molinahealth) announced a series of key hires and appointments in support of its strategic objectives and pivot to growth. Marc Russo and Dave Reynolds have joined the Company in the roles of executive vice president of Medicaid health plans and senior vice president of health plans, respectively.

Dr. Jason Hallock Joins SOC Telemed as Chief Medical Officer
SOC Telemed (SOC) (@SOCTelemed) announced that Jason Hallock, M.D. joined the executive team as Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Dr. Hallock will oversee management of clinical and administrative objectives, ensuring that SOC leads the industry in both innovation and care standards across all clinical specialties and to drive further adoption of telemedicine programs.

Bright Health Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
Bright Health (@MyBrightHealth) announced that Cathy R. Smith is joining the diversified consumer-focused healthcare company as its new chief financial officer. Bringing over 30 years of experience driving consumer-oriented growth, Smith will oversee Bright Health’s financial reporting as well as the legal, human resources and accounting departments.

Synzi Appoints Brian Lichtlin as Chief Technology Officer
Synzi (@SynziCare), a virtual care company, has named Brian Lichtlin as Chief Technology Officer. Lichtlin brings over twenty years of healthcare technology experience, with development of cloud-based technologies for value-based care organizations.

CynergisTek Reboots Go-To-Market Leadership Team
CynergisTek, Inc. (@cynergistek), a leader in cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, announced that it has appointed Tony Douglas as its senior vice president of sales. In this role, Douglas will build and lead CynergisTek’s business development and sales strategy. Douglas brings to the team nearly two decades of proven sales achievements and technical leadership in both the healthcare IT and security industries.

Saw it on LinkedIn

Nat Osit starting a new position as Implementation Engineer at Arcadia.

Sarah Rowley starting a new position as Communications at Google, Google Health.

James MacDonald starting a new position as Sales Director at Element AI.

Dr. Karen Korth starting a new position as Independent Consultant at Korth Enterprises.

Joseph Bhaimia starting a new position as AVP, Digital Health Partnerships at Change Healthcare.

Roger Brotz starting a new position as Sr. Manager, CyberSecurity IT Audit at Community.

Matt DiVenere starting a new position as Senior Content Specialist at naviHealth.

J. Polizzi starting a new position as VP & Chief Health Informatics Officer at Trinity Health (HQ Michigan).